Trans and Genderqueer Resources

The following resource lists are by no means exhaustive but they are the ones I’ve found particularly helpful throughout the last ten years.  As you scroll down you will see this list divided into three sections:  online resources, books, and films.  I created each list as they came to mind, in no particular order.  I hope you find someone or something on here you didn’t know about before.  And I hope you’ll share some of this transfabulousness with the rest of the world!

Online Resources

Transgender Day of Remembrance Memorial Site  www.transgenderdor.org

Transgender Europe’s Trans Murder Monitoring Project  http://www.tgeu.org/node/53

Remembering Our Dead  www.rememberingourdead.org

Audre Lorde Project  www.alp.org

TransGriot  http://transgriot.blogspot.com  News, opinions, commentary, history and a little creative writing from a proud African-American transwoman about the world around her.

Sylvia Rivera Law Project  www.srlp.org

Original Plumbing www.originalplumbing.com

Transgender Law Center  http://www.transgenderlaw.org

Muslim LGBTQ  www.al-bab.com

Palestinian Queers  http://www.pqbds.com/archives/111

Asian-descent LGBTQ  http://www.q-wave.org/

NativeOUT  http://www.nativeout.com/ 

National Center for Transgender Equality  www.transequality.org

The Transexual Menace  www.transexualmenace.org

Anne Lawrence blog for MTFs  http://www.annelawrence.com 

FTM International  www.ftmi.org

Gender Education and Advocacy for gender variant folks  www.gender.org

The International Foundation for Gender Education  www.ifge.org

Trans Youth Family Allies – for parents and allies  www.imatyfa.org

Books

GENDERqUEER: voices from beyond the sexual binary. Edited by Joan Nestle, Clare Howell, and Riki Wilchins. Alyson Books, 2002.

Queer Theory, Gender Theory:  An Instant Primer.  Riki Wilchins.  Alyson Books, 2004.

Nobody Passes: Rejecting the Rules of Gender and Conformity. Edited by Mattilda a.k.a. Matt Bernstein Sycamore. Seal Press, 2006.

That’s Revolting:  Queer Strategies for Resisting Assimilation.  Edited by Mattilda aka Matt Bernstein Sycamore.  Soft Skull, 2004.

Gender Outlaw: On Men, Women, and the Rest of Us.  Kate Bornstein.  Vintage, 1995.

Gender Outlaws: The Next Generation. Edited by Kate Bornstein and S. Bear Bergman. Seal Press, 2010.

My Gender Workbook:  How to Become a Real Man, a Real Woman, the Real You, or Something Else Entirely.  Kate Bornstein.  Routledge, 1997.

Stone Butch Blues.  Leslie Feinberg.  Firebrand, 1993.

Trans Liberation: Beyond Pink or Blue.  Leslie Feinberg.  Beacon Press, 1999.

Transgender Warriors:  Making History from Joan of Arc to Dennis Rodman.  Leslie Feinberg.  Beacon, 1997.

Whipping Girl:  A Transsexual Woman on Sexism and the Scapegoating of Femininity.  Julia Serrano.  Seal Press, 2007.

Transgender History.  Susan Stryker.  Seal Press, 2008.

The Transgender Studies Reader.  Susan Stryker and Stephen Whittle.  Routledge, 2006.

The Drag King Book.  Judith “Jack” Halberstam and Del LaGrace Volcano. Serpent’s Tail, 1999.

In a Queer Time and Place:  Transgender Bodies, Subcultural Lives.  Judith Halberstam.  NYU Press, 2005.

Female Masculinity.  Judith Halberstam.  Duke University Press Books, 1998.

She’s Not There:  A Life in Two Genders.  Jennifer Finney Boylan.  Broadway, 2003.

Body Alchemy: Transsexual Portraits.  Loren Cameron.  Cleis Press, 1996.

O Au No Keia: Voices from Hawaii’s Mahu and Transgender Communities.  Andrew Matzner.  Xlibris, 2001.

Male Bodies, Women’s Souls: Personal Narratives of Thailand’s Transgendered Youth.  Andrew Matzner and LeeRay Costa.  Routledge, 2007.

Pomosexuals: Challenging Assumptions about Gender and Sexuality.  Carol Queen.  Cleis Press, 1997.

Films 

The Brandon Teena Story (documentary about murdered transman in Nebraska)

Two-Spirits (documentary about murdered Navajo teen Fred Martinez)

A Girl Like Me: the Gwen Araujo Story (documentary about murdered transwoman in California)

By Hook or By Crook

Hedwig and the Angry Inch

Southern Comfort

Priscilla Queen of the Desert

Trans America

To Wong Foo

The Aggressives

Ma Vie en Rose

Boys Don’t Cry

Call Me Malcolm

Stud Life (in post production – coming soon!)

One Response to Trans and Genderqueer Resources

  1. susan maasch says:

    hello, your workshop sounds great- we might want to do this sometime- We are New England, Portland Maine, where are you? Also…. would you please consider listing us on your resource page. We are the only trans child organization in upper New England and we like to spread the word. Please see our web site. thanks, Susan Maasch /Director Trans Youth Equality Foundation http://www.transyouthequality.org and on facebook

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