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14 November 2022

Books on Gender Variance in 2022 - Part 2: Others


Part 1: (auto) biographies

Part 2: others

Part 3: Ruminations

$£¥ €=Excessively overpriced books. 

  • Cameron Awkward-Rich. The Terrible We: Thinking with Trans Maladjustment. Duke University Press, 2022.

  • Laura Kate Dale (ed). Gender Euphoria. Unbound, 2022.

  • Shon Faye. The Transgender Issue: Trans Justice Is Justice for All. Verso, 2022.

  • Donnie Kingston. What Every Transman Thinks Of Apart From Sex. 2022.

  • Julia Serano. Sexed Up: How Society Sexualizes Us, and How We Can Fight Back. Seal Press, 2022.

  • Alice Schwarzer & Chantal Louis (eds). Transsexualität: Was ist eine Frau? Was ist ein Mann? - Eine Streitschrift. KiWi-Taschenbuch, 2022.

  • Perry Zurn. "Trans Curiosity" in Curiosity and Power: The Politics of Inquiry. University of Minnesota Press, 2021


  • Ramzi Fawaz. Queer Forms. NYU Press, 2022.

  • Niall Richardson & Frances Smith. Trans Representations in Contemporary, Popular Cinema: The Transgender Tipping Point. Routledge, 2022.

  • Abigail Waldron. Queer Screams: A History of LGBTQ+ Survival Through the Lens of American Horror Cinema. McFarland & Company, 2022.


  • E Carrington Heath. Called Out: 100 Devotions for LGBTQ Christians. Westminster John Knox Press, 2022.

  • Shannon T L Kearns. In the Margins: A Transgender Man’s Journey with Scripture. Eerdmans, 2022.

  • Joseph W Needham. Transgender Identity: A View through a Wide Angle Lens. Elm Hill, 2020.

  • Ariana Serpentine. Sacred Gender: Create Trans and Nonbinary Spiritual Connections. Llewellyn Publications, 2022.

Legal & Activism

  • Paisley Currah. Sex Is As Sex Does: Governing Transgender Identity. NYU Press, 2022.

  • Michael G Long & Shea Tuttle. Phyllis Frye and the Fight for Transgender Rights. Texas A&M University Press, 2022.

Health, Medical and Social Work

  • APA. Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Text Revision (DSM-5-TR). APA, 2022.

  • Florence Ashley. Banning Transgender Conversion Practices. University of British Columbia Press, 2022.

  • Reese Minshaw. Treating Trauma in Trans People: An Intersectional, Phase-Based Approach. Routledge, 2022.

  • Robin Ivy Osterkamp & Friederike Wünsch. Trans Personen: Zwischen gewollter und ungewollter (Un-)Sichtbarkeit Zwischen direkter und indirekter Diskriminierung. Springer VS, 2022.

  • María Del Mar Ponce Ricaurte. Système de santé colombien: Pour les personnes transgenres dans le cadre des droits de l'homme. Editions Notre Savoir, 2022.

  • Alana Santos. PSYCHOLOGISCHE ASPEKTE DER TRANSSEXUALITÄT: Die Realität des Prozesses der Entdeckung der Sexualität. Verlag Unser Wissen, 2022.


  • Hans-Wener Gessmann & Vishal Lohchab. Transidentity. Kindle, 2022.

Arts & Photography

  • Joséphin Péladan. De l'androgyne, théorie plastique: le premier essai théorique sur hermaphrodisme, androgynie et transgenre en art. Culturea, 2022.


  • Mindy Clegg. Punk Rock: Music is the Currency of Life. State University of New York Press, 2022.

  • Shana Goldin-Perschbacher. Queer Country. University of Illinois Press, 2022.


  • Jan Cohen-Cruz & Rad Pereira. Meeting the Moment: Socially Engaged Performance, 1965-2020, by Those Who Lived It. New Village Press, 2022.


  • Bimini Bon Boulash. A Drag Queen's Guide to Life. Penguin, 2022.

  • Simon Doonan. Drag: The Complete Story (A Look at the History and Culture of Drag). Laurence King Publishing, 2019.

  • Harvey Fierstein. I Was Better Last Night: A Memoir. Knopf, 2022.

  • Edgar Gomez. High-Risk Homosexual: A Memoir. Soft Skull, 2022.

  • Laurie Greene. Drag Queens and Beauty Queens: Contesting Femininity in the World's Playground. Rutgers University Press, 2020.

  • Harry Hanson & Devin Antheus. Legends of Drag: Queens of a Certain Age. Cernummos, 2022.

  • Madison Moore. Fabulous: The Rise of the Beautiful Eccentric. Yale University Press, 2018

  • Baker A Rogers. King of Hearts: Drag Kings in the American South. Rutgers University Press, 2021.

  • Robert C Steels. Banned from California: -Jim Foshee- Persecution, Redemption, Liberation … and the Gay Civil Rights Movement. Wentworth-Schwartz Publishing Company, 2021.


  • $£¥ € Gemma Witcomb & Elizabeth Peel (ed). Gender Diversity and Sport: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Increasing Inclusivity. Routledge, 2022.

  • $£¥ € Joaquin Piedra & Eric Anderson. Lesbian, Gay, and Transgender Athletes in Latin America. Palgrave MacMillan, 2021,


  • Jillian Celentano. Transitioning Later in Life: A Personal Guide. Jessica Kingsley, 2021.

  • Hil Malatino. Side Affects: On Being Trans and Feeling Bad. University of Minnesota, 2022.

  • Robyn Ryle. She/He/They/Me: An Interactive Guide to the Gender Binary. Sourcebooks, 2022.

  • Kevin Sparks. Trans Sex: A Guide for Adults. Jessica Kingsley, 2023.

Trans Children & Youth

  • Debbie Amer. PARENTING YOUR LGBTQ TEEN: A Modern Guide to Loving Empowering & Supporting Your LGBTQ Child. 2022.

  • Hopkins C Fields. Parenting LGBTQ Teens: Guide for Parents on How to Support Your Child. 2022.

  • Wendy Jones. Transformed: Parenting Your Gender Non-Conforming Child with Pride. Mamaste Books, 2022.

Couples & Family

  • Kristin Kali. Queer Conception: The Complete Fertility Guide for Queer and Trans Parents-to-Be. Sasquatch Books, 2022.

  • Trystan Reese. How We Do Family: From Adoption to Trans Pregnancy, What We Learned about Love and LGBTQ Parenthood. The Experiment, 2021.


  • $£¥ € Katelyn Dykstra & Shoshannah Bryn Jone Square (eds). Intersex Studies and the Health and Medical Humanities: Sex and Medicine. Bloomsbury, 2022.

  • Stephanie Rachael Vaughan. Half Him Half Her: When do I get to be ME. Cockatoo Publishing, 2021.

Trans/GLBT history

  • Paul Baker. Outrageous!: The Story of Section 28 and Britain’s Battle for LGBT Education. Reaktions Books, 2022.

  • Barbara Gibson. Streetlife: Male and trans sex workers' voices from the AIDS era. Lume Books, 2022.

  • Kit Heyam. Before We Were Trans: A New History of Gender. Seal Press, 2022.

  • Guy Hocquenghem. Gay Liberation after May '68. Duke University Press, 2022.

  • Samuel Clowes Huneke. States of Liberation: Gay Men between Dictatorship and Democracy in Cold War Germany. University of Toronto Press, 2022.

  • Huw Lemmey & Ben Miller. Bad Gays: A Homosexual History. Verso, 2022.

  • Anne E Linton. Unmaking Sex: The Gender Outlaws of Nineteenth-Century. Cambridge University Press, 2022.

  • Heather Love. Underdogs: Social Deviance and Queer Theory. University of Chicago Press, 2021.

  • Anna Lvovsky. Vice Patrol: Cops, Courts, and the Struggle over Urban Gay Life before Stonewall. University of Chicago Press, 2021.

  • Marlon B Ross. Sissy Insurgents: A Racial Anatomy of Unfit Manliness. Duke University Press, 2022.

  • Wendy Rouse. Public Faces, Secret Lives: A Queer History of the Women's Suffrage Movement. New York University Press, 2022.

  • Allison Surtees & Jennifer Dyer (eds). Exploring Gender Diversity in the Ancient World. Edinburgh University Press, 2022.

City Histories

  • Rick Karlin & St Sukie De La Croix. Last Call Chicago. A History of 1001 LGBT-Friendly Taverns, Haunts and Hangouts. Rattling Good Yarns Press, 2022.

  • James Kirchick. Secret City: The Hidden History of Gay Washington. Henry Holt & Co, 2022.

  • Brian Miller. Here Because We're Queer: Inside the Gay Liberation Front of Washington, D.C., 1970-72. 2020

  • Heinz-Jürgen Voß,. Westberlin -- ein sexuelles Porträt. Psychosozial-Verlag, 2021.

Race and Gender

  • Jafari S Allen. There's a Disco Ball Between Us. Duke University Press, 2022.

  • Marquis Bey. Black Trans Feminism. Duke University Press, 2022.

  • Ricky Tucker. And the Category Is...: Inside New York's Vogue, House, and Ballroom Community. Beacon Press, 2022.

Countries and minorities

  • Bojan Bilić et al. Transgender in the Post-Yugoslav Space: Lives, Activisms, Culture. Bristol University, 2022.

  • Sarah Mei Herman. Solace: Portraits of Queer Youth in Modern China. The New Press, 2022.

  • Qween Jean, Joela Rivera, Mikelle Street & Raquel Willis. Revolution Is Love: A Year of Black Trans Liberation. Aperture, 2022.

  • $£¥ € Tristan Josephson. On Transits and Transitions: Trans Migrants and U.S. Immigration Law. Rutgers University Press, 2022.

  • Jolanda Van der Lee. In Zijn ogen geen zondaar: negentiende-eeuwse homoseksuele en transgender personen en hun relatie met God. Amsterdam University Press, 2021.

  • The Nest Collective. Stories of Our Lives: An Archive of Kenyan Queer Narratives. Blurb, 2021.

  • Srila Roy. Changing the Subject: Feminist and Queer Politics in Neoliberal India. Duke University Press, 2022.

  • Gregory D Smithers. Reclaiming Two-Spirits: Sexuality, Spiritual Renewal & Sovereignty in Native America. Beacon Press, 2022.

  • Serge Tcherkézoff. Vous avez dit troisième sexe ?: Les transgenres polynésiens et le mythe occidental de l'homosexualité. Au Vent des Iles, 2022.


  • Alexander Monea. The Digital Closet: How the Internet Became Straight. MIT Press, 2022.

  • Z Nicolazzo et al. Digital Me: Trans Students Exploring Future Possible Selves Online. Rutgers University Press, 2022.

Written by a trans person  

  • Jennifer Finney Boylan. Good Boy: My Life in Seven Dogs. Caladon Books, 2021.


  • Taleb Alrefai, translated from Arabic by Waël Rabadi & Isabelle Bernard. Hâpy: Histoire d'un transgenre koweïtien. Sindbad, 2022.

  • Gabrielle Boulianne-Tremblay. La Fille d'elle-même. Marchand de feuilles, 2021.

  • Neil Cochrane. The Story of the Hundred Promises. Forest Avenue Press, 2022.

  • Julien Dufresne-Lamy. Pere, ma mere.. tremblements de terre-mon. Harper Collins, 2021.

  • Robyn Gigl. Survivor’s Guilt. Kensington, 2022.

  • Suzanne DeWitt Hall. The Language of Bodies. Woodhall Press, 2022.

  • James Hannaham. Didn't Nobody Give a Shit What Happened to Carlotta. Back Bay Books, 2022.

  • A A Lewis. The Dark Side of Light. 2022.

  • Guillem Viladot translated by P Louise Johnson. Ruth. Fum d'Estampa Press , 2022.


  • Roz Kaveney. Selected Poems 2009-2021. Team Angelica. 2021.

  • Roz Kaveney. The Great Good Time. Team Angelica. 2022.

  • Katrina Stephany. Transitive: Exploring the Space in Between. 2022.


  • Linda Blade & Barbara Kay. Unsporting: How Trans Activism and Science Denial are Destroying Sport. Rebel News, 2021.

  • Céline Masson & Caroline Eliacheff. La fabrique de l'enfant transgenre. L’Observatoire, 2022.

Announced for 2023

  • Jensen K Anderson. Call Me Him : Not Just A Tomboy: A Transgender Trans Gay. Kindle, 2023.

  • Sita Balani. Deadly and Slick: Sexual Modernity and the Making of Race. Verso, 2023.

  • Munroe Bergdorf. Transitional: In One Way or Another, We All Transition. HarperOne.

  • Gabrielle Boulianne-Tremblay (translated by Eli Tareq El Bechelany-Lynch). Dandelion Daughter. Espalnade Books, 2023.

  • Sage Buch. Transmasculine Guide to Physical Transition Workbook, The: For Trans, Nonbinary, and Other Masculine Folks. Microcosm Publishing;, 2023.

  • Ian Buruma. The Collaborators: Three Stories of Deception and Survival in World War II. Penguin, 2023. One of the three is Kawashima Yoshiko.

  • Kelley Matthew Coures. Out in Evansville: An LGBTQ+ History of River City. History Press, 2023.

  • Cyrus Dunham. A Year Without a Name: A Memoir. Back Bay Books, 2021.

  • Avery Dame-Griff. The Two Revolutions: A History of the Transgender Internet. New York University Press, 2023.

  • Ronnie Gladden. White Girl Within: Letters of Self-Discovery Between a Transgender and Transracial Black Man and His Inner Female. October Publishing, 2023.

  • Major Griffin-Gracy. Miss Major Speaks: The Life and Times of a Black Trans Revolutionary. Verso, 2023.

  • Austen Hartke. Transforming: Updated and Expanded Edition with Study Guide: The Bible and the Lives of Transgender Christians. Westminster John Knox Press, 2023.

  • Jazz Jennings. Authentic Selves: Celebrating Trans and Nonbinary People and Their Families. Skinner House Books.

  • Alo Johnson. Am I Trans Enough?: How to Overcome Your Doubts and Find Your Authentic Self. Jessica Kingsley, 2023.

  • Kenny Ethan Jones. Dear Cis(gender) People: A Guide to Allyship and Empathy. DK, 2023.

  • Grace Elisabeth Lavery. Pleasure and Efficacy: Of Pen Names, Cover Versions, and Other Trans Techniques. Princeton University Press, 2023.

  • Arlene Istar Lev. Transgender Emergence: Therapeutic Guidelines for Working with Gender-Variant People and Their Families. Routledge, 2023.

  • Nillin Lore. Emerging Selves: An Exploration of Gender Identity. Bold Stroke Books.

  • Kiley May. How to Love a Trans Girl: On Romance, Dating and Men Who Adore Us. Dundurn Press, 2023.

  • Rae McDaniel. Gender Magic: Live Shamelessly, Reclaim Your Joy, & Step into Your Most Authentic Self. Balance, 2023.

  • Joanna McIntyre. Transgender Celebrity. Routledge, 2023.

  • $£¥ € Lucy J Miller. Distancing Representations in Transgender Film: Identification, Affect, and the Audience. State University of New York Press, 2023.

  • Veerendra Mishra. Transgenders in India: An Introduction. Routledge, 2023.

  • Tash Oakes-Monger. All the Things They Said We Couldn't Have: Stories of Trans Joy. Jessica Kingsley, 2023.

  • Candace Moore. Marginal Production Cultures: Infrastructures of Sexual Minority and Transgender Media. Routledge, 2023.

  • Meeg Pincus. Door by Door: How Sarah McBride Became America's First Openly Transgender Senator. Crown Books, 2023.

  • Hazel Jane Plante. Any Other City. Arsenal Pulp Press, 2023.

  • Lynette Reini-Grandell. Wild Things: A Trans-Glam-Punk-Rock Love Story. Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2023.

  • Bryce E Rich. Gender Essentialism and Orthodoxy: Beyond Male and Female. Fordham University Press, 2023.

  • Andrea Rottman. Queer Lives across the Wall: Desire and Danger in Divided Berlin, 1945-1970. University of Toronto Press, 2023.

  • Craig Seligman. Who Does That Bitch Think She Is?: Doris Fish and the Rise of Drag. Public Affairs, 2023.

  • $£¥ € Lopamudra Sengupta. Human Rights of the Third Gender in India: Beyond the Binary. Routledge India, 2022.

  • $£¥ € J E Sumerau. The Rowman & Littlefield Handbook of Transgender Studies. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2023.

  • Amanda Lock Swarr. Envisioning African Intersex: Challenging Colonial and Racist Legacies in South African Medicine. Duke University Press, 2023.

  • Brynn Tannehill (ed). My Child Told Me They're Trans...What Do I Do?: A Q&A Guide for Parents of Trans Children. Jessica Kingsley, 2023.

  • Matthew Waites. Transition to Success: A Self-Esteem and Confidence Workbook for Trans People. Jessica Kingsley, 2023.

  • McKenzie Wark. Raving. Duke University Press, 2023.

  • $£¥ € Amy M West. The Transgender Athlete: A Guide for Sports Medicine. Academic Press, 2023.

  • Andrew Joseph White. Hell Followed with Us. Peachtree, 2023.

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