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Subject: ANY SUGGESTIONS
Date Posted: 1/29/2008 3:41 PM ET
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im trying to find young adult books for my sixteen year old daughter that she can relate to...

gay lititure isnt exactly jumping off the shelves in her high school library....

CAN ANYONE GIVE ME AUTHORS SO I CAN LOOK IN THE SYSTEM...OR THE NAME OF SOME BOOKS?

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Vintage: A Ghost Story :: Steve Berman I havent read it yet but its on my WL. The first review of it I had ever read touted it as a Gay Ghost story. My niece is pretty excited to read it I might just buy it for her early.



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  • Annie On My Mind by Nancy Garden
  • Far from Xanadu by Julie Anne Peters
  • Keeping You a Secret by Julie Anne Peters
  • Weetzie Bat by Francesca Lia Block


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thanks I found a link with some good books actually the same ones you recomended jessie and chris  if yous have anymore let me know thanks a bunch!!!!

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I think there was a thread a while ago that was looking for the same thing...

Teacher Seeking Recommendations on Books...



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Subject: Just warning you, this is a really long list!
Date Posted: 1/30/2008 9:35 PM ET
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I used to work at a very GLBT friendly bookstore and this GLBT book, video and resource list was emailed to me by one of our owners. Hope it helps!

TEEN FICTION


Anders, Charlie.  Choir Boy.  Soft Skull Press, 2005. Twelve-year--old Choir
boy Berry’s voice is beginning to crack, so he takes drastic measures. Ages
15 and up.


Blacker, Terence.  Boy2Girl.  New York:  Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 2005.
Sam’s mother has just died, and he’s just moved from California to England
to live with relatives he’s never met. On a dare from his cousin, he agrees
to attend the first week of school dressed as a girl. Sam comes to find that
there are things he likes about being Samantha, and when his father, who has
just gotten out of prison comes looking for him and the money he inherited
from his mother, his disguise comes in very handy. In the end, he gives up
the ruse, but interesting questions about gender and gender identity have
been raised for all. For younger teens.


Block, Francesca Lia.  “Dragons in Manhattan,” in  Girl Goddess #9.  New
York:  Harper Collins, 1996. Story about a girl raised by her lesbian moms
who goes in search of her father, only to make a surprising discovery.  Age
11 and up.


Cortez, Jaime.  Sexile/Sexilio.  [Los Angeles]:  Institute for Gay Men's
Health, c2004.    Bi-lingual graphic novel tells the story of a Cuban exile
who first thinks he’s gay, then realizes he’s really transgendered. Older
teens and adults. Some “mature” content.


Coville, Bruce.  “The Secret of Life According to Aunt Gladys” in Dirty
Laundry: Stories About Family Secrets.  Lisa Rowe Faustino, editor.  New
York: Viking, 1998. Randy discovers he has an uncle whom the family “doesn’t
talk about,” and when George arrives for an unexpected visit, planning to
stay while he becomes Gladys, Randy discovers why. Ages 10 and up.


Crane, Tristan and Ted Naifeh.  How Loathsome.  New York:  ComicsLit, c2004.
Graphic novel exploration of San Francisco’s gender-queer culture. Older
teens and adults.  Some “mature” content.


Donoghue, Emma.  “The Welcome,” in Love and Sex:  Ten Stories of Truth.  Ed.
by Michael Cart.  New York:  Simon & Schuster, 2001.   This story describes
an incident in a communal house of young women. The narrator is a lesbian,
and toward the end of the story, it is revealed (many years after the fact)
that one of the women in question was in the process of transitioning from
female to male. Ages 14 and up.


Dunnion, Kristyn.  Mosh Pit.  Calgary, Alberta, Canada:  Red Deer Press,
2005.  In this often depressing story of teens living on the edge, one of
protagonist Simone’s more supportive friends is Carlotta, a transgender teen
helping to raise her siblings and nephew. Ages 13-17.


Durrant, Lynda. My Last Skirt: The Story of Jennie Hodgers, Union Soldier.
Clarion, 2006.  Based on a true story, Jennie began cross-dressing as a
young child to earn a living, and continued doing so until being discovered
in old age. Ages 12 and up.


Eugenides, Jeffrey.  Middlesex.  New York:  Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 2002.
This remarkable family saga spans continents and generations as it tells the
story of the intersexed Cal who describes being born twice—once as a baby
girl, and again as a teenaged boy.  For older teens.


Feinberg, Leslie.  Stone Butch Blues:  A Novel.  Ithaca, NY:  Firebrand
Books, 1993. A look at life in the fifties and sixties for a
woman living her life as a man.  Ages 14 and up.


Gardner, James Alan.  Commitment Hour.  New York : Avon Eos, 1998.
In Tober Cove, children change gender every year, but at twenty must choose
one gender or another, or be banned from the community. Ages 14 and up.


Gould, Lois.  “X: A Fabulous Child’s Story,” in Prejudice: Stories About
Hate, Ignorance, Revelation, and Transformation.  Daphne Muse, editor.  New
York:  Hyperion Books for Children, 1995.  X’s parents have decided to raise
X without letting anyone know if X is a boy or a girl. The three of them are
happy, but other people can’t stand not knowing, resulting in a funny story.
Age 10- up, and an interesting source for discussion for teens.


Hartzell, Andy.  Fox Bunny Funny.  Marietta, GA:  Top Shelf Productions,
2007.  In this graphic novel a young teen-aged fox boy secretly desires to
be a bunny. Three episodes depict his cross-dressing experiments, his
self-loathing, and his physical transformation to bunnyhood.  Teen.


Huser, Glen. Stitches.  Groundwood Books, 2003. Sensitive, creative Travis
doesn’t conform to gender roles and is tormented by bullies and his uncle,
though the support of his best friend, Chantelle, his aunt, mother, and a
couple of teachers help him get through middle school. Ages 11-15.


LeGuin, Ursula.  Left Hand of Darkness.  A man from earth encounters an
alien culture where people change gender frequently.  Teen.


Leigh, Stephen.  Dark Water’s Embrace.  New York:  Avon/Eros, 1998.  Can
lesbian hermaphrodite Anais solve the problem of her people’s falling
birthrate and near extinction although she has been exiled?  Teen.


Nishimori, Hiroyuki.  Cheeky Angel.  San Francisco:  VIZ, 2004-.  A
hard-of-hearing genie turns Megumi into a girl, but Megumi stays true to his
male self in this graphic novel series.


Peters, Julie Anne.  Luna.  Boston:  Little, Brown, 2004.  Fifteen-year--old
Regan’s brother Liam has decided to move on from secretly dressing in her
clothes to coming out as transgendered. Occasionally heavy-handed in its
message, this is still a powerful book on the subject. Ages 14 and up.


Pierce,Tamora.  Alanna.  Atheneum, 1983. In the first of the “Song of the
Lioness” series, Alanna disguises herself as a boy and sets out to become a
knight. Ages 9 and up. See other titles by this author.


Plum-Ucci, Carol.  What Happened to Lani Garver.  San Diego:  Harcourt,
2002.  When Lani Garver shows up partway into the school year,
sixteen-year--old Claire and her friends can’t figure out if Lani is a boy
or a girl. Lani prefers to keep it that way; ambiguity offers so much more
freedom. Claire befriends Lani even as other classmates engage in teasing
that soon escalates into violence. Despite a heavy-handed ending, this is a
book worth reading for the purposes of discussion. Ages 14 and up.


Rosoff, Meg.  What I Was.  New York: Viking, 2008.  The narrator, a one
hundred year old man named only H, recalls his first love, a teenaged boy
named Finn who fends for himself on an island reachable only by boat, or a
sand bar at low tide. H visits as often as he can escape his nearby gloomy
British boarding school. When Finn becomes ill, and H finds him shivering in
own filth and blood, he must take action even if it means betraying Finn’s
trust. Finn is discovered not to be who or what H has assumed, and his
reaching out for help changes the lives of Finn, H, and their respective
families, as well as that of a classmate.


Sobol, Rose. Woman Chief.  Dial Press, 1976. Based on a true story about a
Crow Indian woman who was recognized as a warrior, hunter, and leader, and
who had five wives. Ages 10-14  Out of print, but generally available on the
used book market.


Takahashi, Rumiko.  Ranma 1/2.  Manga Series in which the protagonist
changes gender whenever he comes in contact with water, leading to humorous
results.  Ages 10 and up.


Trope, Zoe. Please Don’t Kill the Freshman. Toronto: HarperCollins Canada,
2003. This fictionalized memoir tells the story of Zoe in her early teens.
Her girlfriend’s transition to become her boyfriend affects her new-found
queer identity. Ages 14 and up.


Wittlinger, Ellen.  Parrotfish.  Simon & Schuster, 2007. Angela, now Grady,
is transitioning from F to M, and this insightful book explores the
reactions of family, friends, classmates, and teachers. Ages 12 and up.


Yoshimoto, Banana.  Kitchen.  New York:  Washington Square Press, 1993.  A
Tokyo college student moves in with a friend and his transvestite father
after being orphaned. Ages 16 and up.

 



CHILDREN’S FICTION


Block, Francesca Lia.  “Dragons in Manhattan,” in  Girl Goddess #9.  New
York:  Harper Collins, 1996. Story about a girl raised by her lesbian moms
who goes in search of her father, only to make a surprising discovery.  Age
11 and up.


Boenke, Mary. Carly, She's Still My Daddy.  Transgender Network of PFLAG,
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.html
. Also distributed by Two Lives Publishing (
"http://www.twolives.com/). This pamphlet explores the
transition of Carl to Carly, from a child’s point of view, explaining the
differences between various gender-queer experiences. Ages 4 and up.


Burningham, John.  Avocado Baby.  New York:  HarperCollins, 1982.
A genderless baby grows very strong eating avocados.  Preschool-K.


Cole, Babette.  Princess Smartypants.  G.P. Putnam, 2005. Princess
Smartypants prefers to stay a “Ms.” and easily dispatches all but one of her
annoying suitors. Ridding herself of the final one is a bit more of a
challenge. Ages 4-7


Coville, Bruce.  “The Secret of Life According to Aunt Gladys” in Dirty
Laundry: Stories About Family Secrets.  Lisa Rowe Faustino, editor.  New
York: Viking, 1998. Randy discovers he has an uncle whom the family “doesn’t
talk about,” and when George arrives for an unexpected visit, planning to
stay while he becomes Gladys, Randy discovers why. Ages 10 and up.


DePaola, Tomie  26 Fairmont Avenue (series), G.P. Putnam. DePaola recounts
his childhood exploits, including dressing up as Snow White for Halloween,
using his mother’s lipstick to dress up as his favorite actress, Mae West,
and so forth. Ages 5-8.


DePaola, Tomie.  Oliver Button is a Sissy.  Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1979.
Oliver prefers to read, paint, and wants to take tap dancing lessons, and is
jeered at by classmates. His father reluctantly allows the dance classes
because they are a form of exercise, and Oliver goes on to wow his
classmates at the school talent show, even though he doesn’t win. Ages 4-8.


Fierstein, Harvey.  The Sissy Duckling.  New York: Simon & Schuster Books
for Young Readers, 2002.  Elmer the duckling faces the derision of his
schoolmates and out and out rejection by his father, but he has a mother who
sticks up for him no matter what. And when he saves his father’s life, Papa
declares, “If Elmer is a sissy, then I wish I were a sissy too!” in a
resounding moment of triumph for sissies everywhere. Ages 4-8.


Funke, Cornelia. The Princess Knight.  New York:  Chicken House/Scholastic,
2004, 2003. Despite the taunting of her brothers, Princess Violetta becomes
a talented knight, and when her father proposes to give her hand in marriage
to the knight who wins a tournament, Violetta uses her brains as well as her
brawn to outwit him. Ages 4-7.


Geeslin, Campbell. Elena’s Serenade. New York: Atheneum Books for Young
Readers, 2004. Elena disguises herself as a boy and learns to be a
glassblower like her father, finally earning his respect for her artistry.
Age 3-7.


Gould, Lois.  “X: A Fabulous Child’s Story,” in Prejudice: Stories About
Hate, Ignorance, Revelation, and Transformation.  Daphne Muse, editor.  New
York:  Hyperion Books for Children, 1995.  X’s parents have decided to raise
X without letting anyone know if X is a boy or a girl. The three of them are
happy, but other people can’t stand not knowing, resulting in a funny story.
Age 10- up, and an interesting source for discussion for teens.


Gruska, Denise.  The Only Boy in Ballet Class.  Gibbs Smith, 2007.  People
don’t understand how wonderful dancing makes Tucker feel, and he is teased
and taunted, until his dance skills lead to a stunning move on the football
field.  Similar titles include Oliver Button is a Sissy by Tomie DePaola and
Max by Rachel Isadora. The latter is out of print, but is available at many
libraries. Age 5-8.


Howe, James. Pinky and Rex and the Bully.  Atheneum Books, 1999. Pinky is a
boy who likes pink, and whose best friend is a girl. When the neighborhood
bully challenges him about these things, Pinky begins to doubt himself, but
is able to be true to himself and stand up to the bully with some advice
from a friendly neighbor. Age 4-8.


Huser, Glen. Stitches.  Groundwood Books, 2003. Sensitive, creative Travis
doesn’t conform to gender roles and is tormented by bullies and his uncle,
though the support of his best friend, Chantelle, his aunt, mother, and a
couple of teachers help him get through middle school. Age 11-15.


Ihimaera, Witi Tame. The Whale Rider.  Orlando: Harcourt, 2003, 1987.
Eight-year-old Kahu persists in challenging her grandfather’s notion that
only a male may inherit the leadership of their Maori clan.  Age 8-12.


Isaacs, Anne.  Swamp Angel.  New York: Dutton, 1994. Angelica Longrider, aka
Swamp Angel, is as big a hero as Paul Bunyan, wrassling bears and tornados.
Preschool – K.


Isadora, Rachel.  Max.  MacMillan, 1984. Max warms up for his weekly
baseball game by attending his sister’s ballet class. Age 4-8.


Jimenez, Karleen Pendelton.  Are You a Boy or a Girl?  Distributed by Two
Lives Publishing. Black and white photo illustrations accompany the story of
a girl who follows her own interests, despite the comments of others. Age
4-8.


Leaf, Munro. The Story of Ferdinand.  Viking Press, 1936.  Our favorite
young bull prefers to sit and smell the flowers, to the concern of his
mother. Age 4-8.


Newman, Leslea. A Fire Engine for Ruthie. New York: Clarion Books, 2004.
Nana has dolls and dress-up clothes for Ruthie to play with, but Ruthie
would rather have a fire engine. Age 2-5.


Parr, Todd.  It’s Okay to Be Different.  Little, Brown, 2001. While not
specifically addressing gender issues, the book enumerates many ways in
which it’s okay to be different. Age 3-7.


Pierce,Tamora. Alanna.  Atheneum, 1983. In the first of the “Song of the
Lioness” series, Alanna disguises herself as a boy and sets out to become a
knight. Age 9 and up. See other titles by this author.




Plourde, Lynn. School Picture Day. New York: Dutton Children’s Books, 2002.
Josephina Caroleena Wattasheena’s talent in taking things apart to see how
they work comes in handy on school picture day when the photographer’-s
camera goes on the blink. Age 4-7.


Sobol, Rose. Woman Chief.”  Dial Press, 1976. Based on a true story about a
Crow Indian woman who was recognized as a warrior, hunter, and leader, and
who had five wives. Age 10-14.  Out of print, but generally available on the
used book market.


U’ren, Andrea. Pugdog.  Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2001. Pugdog’s rather silly
owner thinks she’s a he, and when he finds out otherwise, he dolls Pugdog up
in his idea of femininity. Pugdog hates this, preferring to roll in the mud
and play rough. Then they meet a dolled-up poodle who turns out to be male.
Age 3-5.


Zolotow, Charlotte.  William’s Doll.  Harper & Row, 1972.  To the dismay of
his parents, and jeering of his brother, young William wants a doll. His
grandmother convinces his father that it’s an acceptable toy for a boy
because it will help teach him how to be a father, thus resolving the issue
in an acceptably heterosexual way.  Age 3-7.


CHILDREN’S NON-FICTION


Green, Michelle Y. A Strong Right Arm: The Story of Mamie “Peanut” Johnson.
New York: Dial Books for Young Readers, 2002. Mamie overcomes sexism and
racism to play pro-ball in the Negro Leagues. Age 8-12.


Moss, Marissa. Mighty Jackie: The Strikeout Queen.  New York: Simon &
Schuster, 2004. Non-fiction account of teenaged Jackie Mitchell who pitched
against baseball greats Lou Gehrig and Babe Ruth. Age 4-8.




TEEN NON-FICTION


Abrahams, George, PhD. Boy v. Girl? How Gender Shapes Who We Are, What We
Want, and How We Get Along.  Minneapolis: Free Spirit Publishing, 2002.
While not about transgender issues, this book encourages young people to
question gender role stereotypes through a variety of questions and
exercises.


Becoming: Young Ideas on gender, Identity, and Sexuality.  Diane
Anderson-Minshall and Gina de Vries, editors; foreword by Zoe Trope. Xlibris
Corp., c2004.


Booth, Stephanie. “Their True Selves,” Teen People: June/July 2003.


Bornstein, Kate.  Hello Cruel World: 101 Alternatives to Suicide for Teens,
Freaks and Other Outlaws.  Seven Stories Press, 2006.  Gender “outlaw”
Bornstein provides tips for surviving adolescence.


Feinberg, Leslie.  Trans Liberation:  Beyond Pink or Blue.  Boston:  Beacon
Press, c1998.  Essays by Feinberg and others on the complexity of gender
expression.


Feinberg, Leslie.  Transgender Warriors:  Making History from Joan of Arc to
Dennis Rodman.  Boston:  Beacon Press, 1996.  Feinberg takes a look at
transgender issues and persons throughout history.


From the Inside Out:  Radical Gender Transformation, FTM and Beyond.   Morty
Diamond, editor.  San Francisco:  Manic D Press, c2004.  Diamond gathers the
stories of a group of female-to-male transsexuals and self-defined
genderqueers in this moving anthology.  Older teens.


The Full Spectrum: a New Generation of Writing About Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual,
Transgender, Questioning, and Other Identities. Edited by David Levithan and
Billy Merrell. Knopf, 2006.


Huegel, Kelly.  GLBTQ:  The Survival Guide for Queer and Questioning Teens.
Minneapolis, Free Spirit, 2003.  Easy to read book about what it means to be
GLBTQ in the real world: family, school, relationships, sex and sexual
health, etc., with quotes from young people about their own experiences. The
chapter on transgender teens is good, with a good list on internet
resources, but it’s placement near the end of the book makes it seem like
somewhat of an afterthought.


Hunter, Nan. The rights of Lesbians, Gay Men, Bisexuals, and Transgender
People:  The Authoritative ACLU Guide to a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, or
Transgender Person's Rights.  Carbondale:  Southern Illinois University
Press, 2004.


Kaesar, Gigi.  Love Makes a Family: Portraits of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and
Transgender Parents and Their Families.  Amherst:  University of
Massachusetts Press, 1999.  Beautiful photographs of GLBT families. Perhaps
the first book to feature a transgender parent.


Keen, Lisa.  Out Law:  What LGBT Youth Should Know about Their Legal Rights.
Boston, MA: Beacon Press, c2007.



Our Place On Campus : Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Services and
Programs in Higher Education.  Edited by Ronni Sanlo, Sue Rankin, and Robert
Schoenberg.  Westport, Conn.:  Greenwood Press, 2002.


Scholinski, Daphne.  The Last Time I Wore a Dress.  New York: Riverhead
Books, 1997.  Scholinski was institutionalized for three years in the 1980s
for her “failure to identify as a sexual female.”


Smith, Claiborne.  “The Wrong Body.”  Rush Hour:  A Journal of Contemporary
Voices, Vol. 3, April 2005, pp. 135-151.  Delacorte Press.  Brief interviews
with several transgendered people, aimed at a teen audience.


Windmeyer, Shane L.  The Advocate College Guide for LGBT Students.  New
York, Alyson Books, 2006.

 


ADULT NON-FICTION


Beam, Cris.  Transparent: Love, Family, and Living the T with Transgender
Teenagers.  Harcourt, 2007. After volunteer teaching transgender and queer
teens in a “last hope” school in Los Angeles, Beam finds herself getting
further involved with some of them, ultimately unofficially foster-parenting
Christina.


Brown, Mildred L.  True Selves: Understanding Transsexualism—-for Family,
Friends, Coworkers, and Helping Professionals.  San Francisco: Jossey Bass,
1996, 2003.


Campos, David.  Diverse Sexuality and Schools:  A Reference Handbook.  Santa
Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, c2003.


Cohen-Kettenis, Peggy Tine.  Transgenderism and Intersexuality in Childhood
and Adolescence:  Making Choices:  Vol. 46.  Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage
Publications, 2003.  Aimed at the professional community, this volume
explores medical, psychological, and legal issues related to transgender and
intersexed children and teens.


DeCrescenzo, Teresa and Gerald P. Mallon.  Serving Transgender Youth:  The
Role of Child Welfare Systems:  Proceedings of a Colloquium, September 2000.
Washington, DC:  Child Welfare League of America, 2002.


Dillon, Florence.  Why Don't You Tell Them I'm a Boy? Raising a Gender-
Nonconforming Child. A mother's experience with raising a transgender (FtM)
son. Available online at:
"http://www.safeschoolscoalition.org/whydontyoutellthem.pdf"http://www.safes
cho-olscoalition.-org/whydontyoute-llthem.pdf


Feinberg, Leslie.  Trans Liberation:  Beyond Pink or Blue.  Boston:  Beacon
Press, c1998.  Essays by Feinberg and others on the complexity of gender
expression.


Feinberg, Leslie.  Transgender Warriors:  Making History from Joan of Arc to
Dennis Rodman.  Boston:  Beacon Press, 1996.  Feinberg takes a look at
transgender issues and persons throughout history.


Fish, Linda Stone and Rebecca G. Harvey.  Nurturing Queer Youth:  Family
Therapy Transformed.  New York:  Norton & Company, 2005.  Aimed at the
therapeutic professional, this volume will offer insights to families of
GLBTQ youth.


Flanagan, Victoria. Into the Closet: Cross-dressing and the Gendered Body in
Children’s Literature and Film.  Routledge, 2007.


From the Inside Out:  Radical Gender Transformation, FTM and Beyond.   Morty
Diamond, editor.  San Francisco:  Manic D Press, c2004.  Diamond gathers the
stories of a group of female-to-male transsexuals and self-defined
genderqueers in this moving anthology.


Hunter, Nan. The rights of Lesbians, Gay Men, Bisexuals, and Transgender
People:  The Authoritative ACLU Guide to a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, or
Transgender Person's Rights.  Carbondale:  Southern Illinois University
Press, 2004.


Kaesar, Gigi.  Love Makes a Family: Portraits of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and
Transgender Parents and Their Families.  Amherst:  University of
Massachusetts Press, 1999.  Beautiful photographs of GLBT families. Perhaps
the first book to feature a transgender parent.


Our Place On Campus : Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Services and
Programs in Higher Education.  Edited by Ronni Sanlo, Sue Rankin, and Robert
Schoenberg.  Westport, Conn.:  Greenwood Press, 2002.


Preventing Prejudice:  Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Lesson Plans for
Elementary Schools.  Buena Vista Lesbian and Gay Parents Group, 1999.


Trans-Forming Families: Real Stories About Transgendered Loved Ones. Edited
by Mary Boenke.  Imperial Beach, CA: Walter Trook Pub., 1999.




A SMALL SELECTION OF VIDEOS


Boy I Am. Produced by Sam Feder and Judith Hollar. A documentary about three
young FTM people undergoing surgery and hormone treatments, and the ways in
which young FTMs interact with the lesbian community. Teen and Adult.


Boys Don’t Cry.  Dir.  Kimberly Peirce.  Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th
Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2000, c1999.  Fictionalized account of the
Brandon Teena story.  Teen and Adult.


The Brandon Teena Story.  Dir. Susan Muska & Greta Olafsdottir.  New York :
Docurama : Distributed in the U.S. by New Video Group, 1999, c1998.
Documentary about Brandon Teena, a transgendered youth, who was murdered
along with two others in 1993 in rural Nebraska. Teen and Adult.


HERE FAMILY 3.  A 30 minute segment on Transparenting, produced by Here TV
in New York, introduces two families with a transgender parent, as well as a
third in which two gay men have adopted a young transwoman.  Teen and Adult.


Just Call Me Kade.  Documentary about sixteen year old Kade, who,  the
support of his parents began the transition from female to male. Distributed
by Frameline. "http://www.frameline.org/ Teen
and Adult.


No Dumb Questions: a Documentary Film  by Melissa Regan.  New Day Films.
 "http://www.newday.com/ Uncle Bill is becoming a
woman, and his three nieces are helped by their parents to understand and
accept the transformation into Aunt Barbara. All ages.


Oliver Button is a Star. Produced by Dan Hunt. Directed by John Scagliotti.
[United States]: Oliver Button Project, c2001. Features a retelling of the
book, with interviews of first graders and celebrities about sex roles and
following one’s dreams.  All ages.


Reaching Out: Library Services for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, &
Queer Youth.  Produced and directed by Lynne Barnes.  San Francisco, 2003.
Contact "mailto:nsilverrod@sfpl.org" for order
information. Adult.




INTERNET RESOURCES


Advocates for Youth:
"http://www.advocatesforyouth.org/"


Discovery Health:
"http://health.discovery.com/centers/teen/transgender/transgender.html



Gay, Lesbian, Straight, Education Network:
"http://www.glsen.org/"


Gender Education and Advocacy:
"http://www.gender.org/"


GenderPAC Youth: "http://www.gpac.org/youth"


Gender Public Advocacy Coalition:
"http://www.gpac.org/"


Human Rights Watch, Hatred in the Hallways:
"http://www.hrw.org/reports/2001/uslgbt/"


International Foundation for Gender Education:
"http://www.ifge.org/"


Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund:
"http://www.lambdalegal.org/"


National Transgender Advocacy Coalition:
"http://www.ntac.org/"


National Youth Advocacy Coalition:
"http://www.nyacyouth.org/"


Out Proud!: HYPERLINK "http://www.outproud.org/"


The P.E.R.S.O.N. PROJECT: Public Education Regarding Sexual Orientation
Nationally, An Activist Network Advocating For LGBT Inclusive Curricular Policies:
"http://www.personproject.org/brochure.html


PFLAG Transgender Network:
"http://www.pflag.org/TNET.tnet.0.htmlTransfamily"


Safe School Coalition:
"http://www.safeschoolscoalition.org/"


Trans Family: "http://www.transfamily.org/"


Transgender Parenting:
"http://www.transparentcy.org/"


TransProud: "http://www.transproud.org/"


Youth Guardian Services:
"http://www.youth-guard.org/"


Youth Resource:
"http://www.youthresource.com/community/transgender/index.cfm"



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