Happy 60th birthday to bell hooks
Go celebrate the birthday of one of the most amazing author/feminist/social activists by reading her work for free or some of my favorite quotes by her


Happy 60th birthday to bell hooks

Go celebrate the birthday of one of the most amazing author/feminist/social activists by reading her work for free or some of my favorite quotes by her

The Big List of Resources for Trans* People


Websites for Trans* People

The Human Rights Campaign:http://www.hrc.org/  
Scottish Transgender Alliance:http://www.scottishtrans.org/ 
I Am: Trans People Speak:http://www.transpeoplespeak.org/  
The Gender Center: http://gendercentre.org.au/index.htm 
Fenway Health:  http://www.fenwayhealth.org/site/PageServer?pagename=homeNational Center for Transgender Equality:http://transequality.org/index.html

Tumblr’s for Trans* People 

Fuck Yeah FtM’s: http://fuckyeahftms.tumblr.com/ 
Fuck Yeah MtF’s: http://fuckyeahmtfs.tumblr.com/MtF Confessions: http://mtfconfessions.tumblr.com/Trans Parrot Fish: http://transparrotfish.tumblr.com/Fuck Yeah Trans* Pride: http://fuckyeahtranspride.tumblr.com/FtM Passing Tips, Tricks and Stories: http://ftmpassingtipstricksandstories.tumblr.com/ 
T.R.A.N.S.:  http://t-r-a-n-s.tumblr.com/ 
Tucking and Other Skills:  http://tuckingandotherskills.tumblr.com/ 
Binders 101:  http://binders101.tumblr.com/ 
Blitz Trans*:  http://blitztrans.tumblr.com/ 
Trans* Body Pride:  http://transbodypride.tumblr.com/ 
Trans Quotes:  http://transquotes.tumblr.com/ 
Trans* Awareness:http://transawareness.tumblr.com/

Non-Fiction Books for Trans* People 

Gender Outlaw: On Men, Women and the Rest of Us - Kate Bornstein. 
Just Add Hormones: An Insiders Guide to the Transsexual Experience - Matt Kailey 
Cross Dressing, Sex and Gender - Vern.L.Bullough and Bonnie Bullough
Sex Changes: Transgender Politics - Patrick Califia.
Becoming a Visible Man - Jamison Green.
Whipping Girl - Julia Serano
Transition and Beyond - Reid Vanderburgh
Body Alchemy: Transsexual Portraits - Loren Cameron
Self-Made Men - Henry Rubin
The Phallus Palace - Dean Kotula
Self-Organizing Men - Jay Sennett
The Testosterone Files - Max Wolf Valerio
What Becomes You - Aaron and Hilda Raz
Both Sides Now: One Man’s Journey Through Womanhood - Dhillon Khosla.
FTM Transsexuals in Society - Holly Devor
Transmen and FtM’s -  Jason Cromwell 
The Riddle of Gender - Deborah Rudacille
How Sex Changes: A History of Transsexuality in the United States - Joanne Meyerowitz.
Evolution’s Rainbow: Diversity, Gender, and Sexuality in Nature and People - Joan Roughgarden.
GenderQueer: Voices from Beyond the Binary - Joan Nestle, Riki Wilchins, Clair Howell.

Fiction Books with Trans* Characters 

Luna - Julie Anne Peters
10,000 Dresses - Marcus Ewert
Almost Perfect - Brian Katcher
Debbie Harry Sings in French - Meagan Brothers  
Parrotfish - Ellen Wittlinger

Trans* Related Products 

Underworks FtM:  http://ftm.underworks.com/ 
T-Kingdom: http://www.t-kingdom.com/ 
Mango Products: http://www.mangoproducts.net/ 
DJ Knows Dicks: http://djknowsdicks.com/The Breast Form Store:  http://www.thebreastformstore.ca/ 
Transgendered.net: http://www.transgendered.net/

The big list of resources for Family and Partners of Trans* people coming soon!




Genderqueer Links and Books

The following are link and book recommendations, all evaluated myself, as helpful resources that relate to genderqueer and non-binary concepts and identities. If there is a resource you would like to suggest, please use the GQID submit form (select Submit a Link from the drop-down or copy and paste a list into the default text box). See also Marilyn Roxie’s genderqueer tag on Delicious. If you are instead looking for the bibliography for the Genderqueer History and Identities project, click here.


Genderqueer-friendly Tumblrs

Androgynites UniteAnything But BinaryAsk a Non-BinaryBreak the BinaryLGBTQ AdviceFat Genderqueers!Fuck Yeah Androgyny!Fuck Yeah Bigender!Fuck Yeah GenderlessFuck Yeah Gender Studies!Fuck Yeah, Genderqueers!Fuck Yeah, Transitioning GQsthe gender bender agendaThe Gender BookGenderforkrGenderPanicGender QueeriesGenderqueerThe Genderqueer ActivistGenderQueer ConfessionsGenderqueer FashionistaGenderqueer ProblemsGQ MomentsKNOW HomoLGBTQ ConnectionsNeutroisNonbinaryNon-binary ArtistsNonbinary Autistics!Non Binary ConfessionsNon-Binary FolkNon-Opno gender rulesnullgradePractical AndrogynyQueer DictionarySmashing the BinaryspectrumofgendersSTFU BinaristsT.R.A.N.S.Transcending AnatomyTrans*OpinionsTrans* TransgressionsTrans* Tumblr DirectorytransbearsTransFessTRANSPRIDEygender[queer]

GQ-friendly Livejournal Communities

AndrogynesBigenderBirlsGender Blurgender_fluidGenderqueerGender.queer_FTWGirlfags and GuydykesTransgender

Websites and FAQs

Androgyny Rarely Asked QuestionsChroanagramCrossdreamersGenderforkGenderologyGenderpediaGenderqueer in the UKGenderQueer RevolutionGender SphereThe Midwest Trans & Queer Wellness InitiativeNonbinary.orgNon-Op: Another Optionpipisafoat: FAQ on Genderqueers, Gender Expression, and Gender VariancePractical AndrogynyQuestioning TransphobiaT-VoxWe Happy TransWorld Professional Association for Transgender HealthYGender

Organizations and Events: Click here for a list

Forums and Groups

AVEN: Gender DiscussionForum GenderQueer (Russian), Last.fm: Genderqueers GroupLaura’s PlaygroundScarleteen: Gender IssuesSusan’s PlaceTransYadaWhat is Gender?

Identity Sites

Androgyne OnlineBigenderBi-Gender the Bisexual PartnerGirlFagsNeutrois.com/Neutrois OutpostNeutrois Nonsense

Prounouns and Titles

Art of Transliness: Gender Neutral Relational TermsFreelance Writing: The History of the Indefinite Singular PronounGender Neutral Pronoun BlogGender Queeries: Gender Neutral/Queer TitlesGenderqueer in the UK: Misc, or Mx: A Gender-neutral TitleMIT’s Ally Toolkit: Gender Neutral Pronoun UsageWarren Wilson: Using Gender-Neutral Language in Academic Writing

Articles: Click here for a list

Fun, Videos, Podcasts, & Performance

Agender EarthwormFacts About Queers (Humor), Fuck Yeah Non-Binary SeahorseGenderqueer ChatGendercast: Our Transmasculine GenderqueeryGender Queeries,Kreative Korporation: Yay genderform! (a comprehensive and fun-to-play-with list of gender, sex, orientation, and more identities), Midwest Genderqueerregender: A Different Kind of TranslatorTrans ParrotfishTrans Parrotfish’s Significant Other


Gender Diversity ProjectGender Spectrum: ResourcesQueer Teaching TipsSafe Schools CoalitionTRANScending Identities: A Bibliography of Resources on Transgender and Intersex TopicsTransgender Student RightsTrans What?: A Guide Towards Allyship

Sex EdClick here for a list

The Trevor Project: “The leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services” to LGBT youth: 866-4-U-TREVOR (866-488-7386) Also available for matters of less pressing urgency, Dear Trevor is an “online, non-time sensitive Question & Answer resource for young people with questions surrounding sexual orientation and gender identity.” A directory of previous questions in the category of Transgender/Genderqueer is also available.

Social Media

Click here for a list of social media with options apart from male and female, as well as scripts to alter options on websites that don’t provide these options by default

Fashion and Transitional GearClick here for a list

Banner: This Journal is Gay/Lesbian, Bisexual, Pansexual, Transgender, Intersex, Genderqueer, Asexual Positive banner (with flagswithout flags). Designed by nethdugan.


Note: Use Worldcat.org, the world’s largest global library catalog, to see if the book you’re seeking is available at a library near you!

Gender Now Coloring Book - Maya Christina Gonzales

Gender Outlaw: On Men, Women and the Rest of Us - Kate Bornstein

Gender Outlaws: The Next Generation - Kate Bornstein

Hello, Cruel World: 101 Alternatives to Suicide for Teens, Freaks, and Other Outlaws - Kate Bornstein

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

Books and essays by Ivan Coyote

Grrl Alex: A Personal Journey to a Transgender Identity - Alex Drummond

GenderQueer: Voices From Beyond the Sexual Binary - Joan Nestle, Riki Wilchins, Clare Howell

Nobody Passes: Rejecting the Rules of Gender and Conformity - Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore

PoMoSexuals: Challenging Assumptions About Gender and Sexuality - Carol Queen and Lawrence Schimel

Queer Theory, Gender Theory - Riki Anne Wilchins

Read My Lips: Sexual Subversion and the End of Gender - Riki Anne Wilchins

Trans Bodies, Trans Selves (in-progress) - Laura Erickson-Schroth

whatever.odt (free!) - JD O’Meara

Feeling Wrong in Your Own Body: Understanding What It Means to Be Transgender - Jamie A. Seba

That’s Revolting!: Queer Strategies for Resisting Assimilation - Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore

Transgender Voices: Beyond Women and Men - Lori B. Girshick and Jamison Green

Transition and Beyond: Observations on Gender Identity - Reid Vanderburgh

(Looking for a list of books concerning gender, sex, and orientation that aren’t genderqueer specific instead? Click here)

Book lists compiled by others:

Bibliography of Books Concerning Androgynes and Androgyny

Booklist for Trans Youth on Goodreads

Genderqueer Chicago on Goodreads

I’ve updated this yet again on site and used the reblog post format that subtlecluster had put up to share it - keep sharing and suggesting more resources that I should include!