The Secrets of My Life
Score: 3.5
From 286 Ratings

The Secrets of My Life


  • Author: Caitlyn Jenner
  • Release Date : 2017-04-25
  • Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
  • File Size: 48951619 Bytes


In this remarkable memoir former Olympian and Kardashian family member Caitlyn Jenner reveals shocking and heartbreaking stories from her journey to become a transgender woman and fight for the LGBTQ+ community.Imagine denying your core and soul. Then add to it the most impossible expectations that people have for you because you are the personification of The American Male Athlete.Bruce Jenner, the celebrated Olympic icon and later the patriarch of one of the most famous families in the world, seemed to be living a dream life of success, fame, and prosperity. But the all-American image and million-dollar smile belied a lifelong struggle with gender dysphoria, and it wasn't until the sensational Diane Sawyer interview that the public mask of Bruce Je...

Giovanni's Room
Score: 4.5
From 187 Ratings

Giovanni's Room


  • Author: James Baldwin
  • Release Date : 2013-09-17
  • Genre: Gay
  • File Size: 6822537 Bytes


Set in the 1950s Paris of American expatriates, liaisons, and violence, a young man finds himself caught between desire and conventional morality. With a sharp, probing imagination, James Baldwin's now-classic narrative delves into the mystery of loving and creates a moving, highly controversial story of death and passion that reveals the unspoken complexities of the human heart....

Transgender History
Score: 4
From 2 Ratings

Transgender History


  • Author : Susan Stryker
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2009-01-07
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780786741366


Transgender History Book Description :

Covering American transgender history from the mid-twentieth century to today, Transgender History takes a chronological approach to the subject of transgender history, with each chapter covering major movements, writings, and events. Chapters cover the transsexual and transvestite communities in the years following World War II; trans radicalism and social change, which spanned from 1966 with the publication of The Transsexual Phenomenon, and lasted through the early 1970s; the mid-'70s to 1990-the era of identity politics and the changes witnessed in trans circles through these years; and the gender issues witnessed through the '90s and '00s. Transgender History includes informative sidebars highlighting quotes from major texts and speeches in tran...

Transgender History
Score: 4
From 2 Ratings

Transgender History


  • Author : Susan Stryker
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2008-05-06
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781580052245


Transgender History Book Description :

A chronological account of transgender theory documents major movements, writings, and events, offering insight into the contributions of key historical figures while discussing treatments of transgenderism in pop culture. Original....

Transgender History  second edition

Transgender History second edition


  • Author : Susan Stryker
  • Publisher : Seal Press
  • Release Date : 2017-11-07
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781580056908


Transgender History second edition Book Description :

A timely second edition of the classic text on transgender history, with a new introduction and updated material throughout Covering American transgender history from the mid-twentieth century to today, Transgender History takes a chronological approach to the subject of transgender history, with each chapter covering major movements, writings, and events. Chapters cover the transsexual and transvestite communities in the years following World War II; trans radicalism and social change, which spanned from 1966 with the publication of The Transsexual Phenomenon, and lasted through the early 1970s; the mid-'70s to 1990-the era of identity politics and the changes witnessed in trans circles through these years; and the gender issues witnessed through th...

Crossdressing in Context  Vol  4 Transgender   Religion

Crossdressing in Context Vol 4 Transgender Religion


  • Author : Ph. D. G. G. Bolich
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Release Date : 2009-01-01
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780615253565


Crossdressing in Context Vol 4 Transgender Religion Book Description :

Much debate exists over the proper religious perspective on transgender realities and people. This volume examines transgender in the major world religions. Extensive consideration is given to Christianity, including the arguments presented both against transgender behaviors and by supporters of transgender people. Religions covered include Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Confucianism, Taoism, Shinto, and indigenous religions such as Native American religions of the United States....

Transgender History
Score: 4
From 2 Ratings

Transgender History


  • Author : Susan Stryker
  • Publisher : Seal Press
  • Release Date : 2009-01-07
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780786741366


Transgender History Book Description :

Covering American transgender history from the mid-twentieth century to today, Transgender History takes a chronological approach to the subject of transgender history, with each chapter covering major movements, writings, and events. Chapters cover the transsexual and transvestite communities in the years following World War II; trans radicalism and social change, which spanned from 1966 with the publication of The Transsexual Phenomenon, and lasted through the early 1970s; the mid-'70s to 1990-the era of identity politics and the changes witnessed in trans circles through these years; and the gender issues witnessed through the '90s and '00s. Transgender History includes informative sidebars highlighting quotes from major texts and speeches in tran...

Understanding and Teaching U S  Lesbian  Gay  Bisexual  and Transgender History

Understanding and Teaching U S Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender History


  • Author : Leila J. Rupp
  • Publisher : University of Wisconsin Pres
  • Release Date : 2014-12-17
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780299302443


Understanding and Teaching U S Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender History Book Description :

Though largely neglected in classrooms, LGBT history can provide both a fuller understanding of U.S. history and contextualization for the modern world. This is the first book designed for university and high school teachers who want to integrate queer history into the standard curriculum. With its inspiring stories, classroom-tested advice, and rich information, it is a valuable resource for anyone who thinks history should be an all-inclusive story. Understanding and Teaching U.S. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender History offers a wealth of insight for teachers. Introductory essays by Leila J. Rupp and Susan K. Freeman make clear why queer history is important and provide global historical context, showing that same-sex sexual desire and gend...

Transgender Warriors
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

Transgender Warriors


  • Author : Leslie Feinberg
  • Publisher : Beacon Press
  • Release Date : 1996
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0807079413


Transgender Warriors Book Description :

Presents a survey of historical and contemporary figures who have rejected traditional gender roles, from peasants who cross-dressed as a protest against taxes, to today's transsexual parents...

Trans History

Trans History


  • Author : Tess deCarlo
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Release Date :
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781387846351


Trans History Book Description :

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The Transgender Studies Reader

The Transgender Studies Reader


  • Author : Susan Stryker
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-10-18
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781135398910


The Transgender Studies Reader Book Description :

Transgender studies is the latest area of academic inquiry to grow out of the exciting nexus of queer theory, feminist studies, and the history of sexuality. Because transpeople challenge our most fundamental assumptions about the relationship between bodies, desire, and identity, the field is both fascinating and contentious. The Transgender Studies Reader puts between two covers fifty influential texts with new introductions by the editors that, taken together, document the evolution of transgender studies in the English-speaking world. By bringing together the voices and experience of transgender individuals, doctors, psychologists and academically-based theorists, this volume will be a foundational text for the transgender community, transgender ...

Transgender Health and Medicine  History  Practice  Research  and the Future

Transgender Health and Medicine History Practice Research and the Future


  • Author : Dana Jennett Bevan Ph.D.
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2019-07-26
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781440866920


Transgender Health and Medicine History Practice Research and the Future Book Description :

This text starts with the history of transgender science and provides current, evidence-based information on theories and treatment procedures, concluding with projections of future scientific developments. • Offers comprehensive, evidence-based scientific information • Contains a glossary of key terms • Provides a resource list for reference...