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Teaching, Affirming, and Recognizing Trans and Gender Creative Youth: A Queer Literacy Framework (Queer Studies and Education)

Winner of the 2018 Outstanding Book by the Michigan Council Teachers of English Choice magazine as an Outstanding Academic Title for 2018 Winner of the 2017 AERA Division K (Teaching and Teacher Education) Exemplary Research Award This book draws upon a queer literacy framework to map out examples for teaching literacy across pre-K-12 schooling. To…

Biography Essay History Humanities Journal/Diary Nonfiction Social Sciences

This Heart Holds Many: My Life as the Nonbinary Millennial Child of a Polyamorous Family

Many of us were asked by our mother to do the dishes as children. Perhaps some of us would need to be asked more than once. Koe Creation was the type who’d get asked three times, by three different mothers. Crowded parent-teacher conferences, queer youth summer camp, and parental adoptions over potluck dinner were typical…

Biography Essay Humanities Journal/Diary Nonfiction Social Sciences Theory

Becoming Two-Spirit: Gay Identity and Social Acceptance in Indian Country

The Two-Spirit man occupies a singular place in Native American culture, balancing the male and the female spirit even as he tries to blend gay and Native identity. The accompanying ambiguities of gender and culture come into vivid relief in the powerful and poignant Becoming Two-Spirit, the first book to take an in-depth look at…

Biography Essay Horror Humanities Journal/Diary Nonfiction Social Sciences Theory

Boy-Wives and Female Husbands: Studies in African Homosexualities

A significant contribution to anthropology, history, and gender studies that reveals the denials of homosexuality in traditional and contemporary African societies to be rooted in colonialist ideologies. Among the many myths created about Africa, the claim that homosexuality and gender diversity are absent or incidental is one of the oldest and most enduring. Historians, anthropologists,…

Biography Essay Humanities Journal/Diary Law/Legal Natural Sciences Nonfiction Social Sciences

“It’s kind of hard to go to the doctor’s office if you’re hated there.” A call for gender-affirming care from transgender and gender diverse adolescents in the United States

Research has identified discrimination and a lack of knowledgeable providers as major barriers for transgender and gender diverse (TGD) individuals seeking care, which contributes to greater stress and significant health disparities affecting this population. However, research involving TGD youth is limited. The aim of this study, therefore, was to describe TGD adolescents’ experiences, concerns and…

Art History Humanities Journal/Diary Nonfiction Poetry

Of Souls & Roles, Of Sex & Gender : A Treasury of Transsexual, Transgenderist & Transvestic Verse from 1967 to 1991

Anthology collection of trans verse poems from 1967-1991. “It was important to me to create this work because, through the medium of “feelings-in-words” – ranging from the silly to the sublime – I aspired to shed some light on the real lives of transsexual and transgender(ist) people and crossdressers as they were living them a…

Archive Art Critique Essay History Humanities Journal/Diary Nonfiction Social Sciences Theory

The Lieutenant Nun Transgenderism, Lesbian Desire, and Catalina de Erauso

Catalina de Erauso (1592-1650) was a Basque noblewoman who, just before taking final vows to become a nun, escaped from the convent at San Sebastián, dressed as a man, and, in her own words, “went hither and thither, embarked, went into port, took to roving, slew, wounded, embezzled, and roamed about.” Her long service fighting…

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The Third Sex

Autobiography of Justin Caas. A fantasy of growing up in an alternate era, being different from other boys, having a life mapped out in advance to meet the needs of a society in the aftermath of a cataclysmic war. Life is often unexpected but with some unexpected compensations. A story of devotion despite outward appearances.