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Transgender Studies: Literature in an Evolving Field (March 2022): Works Cited

By Robert Ridinger

Works Cited

Beck, Kristen, and Anne Speckhard. Warrior Princess: A U.S. Navy SEAL’s Journey to Coming Out Transgender. Advances Press, 2013.

Benjamin, Harry. The Transsexual Phenomenon. Julian, 1966.

Bolin, Ann. In Search of Eve: Transsexual Rites of Passage. Bergin & Garvey, 1988.

Bornstein, Kate. Gender Outlaw: On Men, Women, and the Rest of Us. Routledge, 1994.

Collins, Mary, and Donald Collins. At the Broken Places: A Mother and Trans Son Pick up the Pieces. Beacon Press, 2017.

Cromwell, Jason. Transmen and FTMs: Identities, Bodies, Genders, and Sexualities. Illinois, 1999.

Cryden, Peggy, and Janet E. Goldstein-Ball. Straight Expectations: The Story of a Family in Transition. Jessica Kingsley, 2017.

Devor, Aaron. FTM: Female-to-Male Transsexuals in Society. Indiana, 1997 (CH, Apr’98, 35-4816).

Docter, Richard F. From Man to Woman: The Transgender Journey of Virginia Prince. Docter Press, c2004.

Feinberg, Leslie. Trans Liberation: Beyond Pink or Blue. Beacon Press, 1998.

____. Transgender Warriors: Making History from Joan of Arc to Dennis Rodman. Beacon Press, 1996 (CH, Nov’96, 34-1866). 

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Civil Rights: A Public Policy Agenda for Uniting a Divided America, ed. by Wallace Swan. CRC Press Taylor & Francis, 2015.

Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender Public Policy Issues: A Citizen’s and Administrator’s Guide to the New Cultural Struggle, ed. by Wallace Swan. Harrington Park Press, 1997. 

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

Griggs, Claudine. Passage through Trinidad: Journal of a Surgical Sex Change. McFarland, 1996.

_____. S/he: Changing Sex and Changing Clothes. Berg, 1998. 

Haskell, Molly. My Brother My Sister: Story of a Transformation. Viking, 2013.

International Journal of Transgender Health. q. 2020–; first published in 1997 as International Journal of Transgenderism, q.

Ivester, Jo. Once a Girl, Always a Boy: A Family Memoir of a Transgender Journey. She Writes Press, 2020.

Jenner, Caitlyn, with Buzz Bissinger.  The Secrets of My Life.  Grand Central Publishing, 2017.

Jorgenson, Christine. A Personal Autobiography. Paul S. Eriksson, 1967; reissued, Cleis Press, 2000.

Kaiser, Gigi [photographer]. Love Makes a Family: Portraits of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Parents and Their Families, ed. by Peggy Gillespie. Massachusetts, 1999.

Kotula, Dean. The Phallus Palace: Female to Male Transsexuals. Alyson Publications, 2002.

Link, Aaron Raz, and Hilda Raz. What Becomes You. Nebraska, 2007.

McCloskey, Deirdre. Crossing: A Memoir. Chicago, 1999 (CH, Apr’00, 37-4566); subsequently republished with the subtitle “A Transgender Memoir” and a new afterword.

Medsker, Julia, Coming to Life: One Mother’s Journey with Her Transgender Daughter. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2016.
Nutt, Amy Ellis. Becoming Nicole: The Transformation of an American Family. Random House, 2016.

Oliven, John. Sexual Hygiene and Pathology: A Manual for the Physician and the Professions. Lippincott, 2nd ed., 1965 (first edition, 1955).  

Out of the Ordinary: Essays on Growing Up with Gay, Lesbian, and Transgender Parents, ed. by Noelle Howey and Ellen Samuels. St. Martin’s Press, 2000. 

Pearlman, Sarah F. Mother-Talk: Conversations with Mothers of Lesbian Daughters and FTM Transgender Children. Demeter Press, 2012.

Rubin, Henry. Self-Made Men: Identity and Embodiment among Transsexual Men. Vanderbilt, 2003.

Sage Encyclopedia of Trans Studies, ed. by Abbie E. Goldberg and Genny Beemyn. Sage, 2021.

Third Sex, Third Gender: Beyond Sexual Dimorphism in Culture and History, ed. by Gilbert Herdt. Zone Books, 1994.

Trans Forming Families: Real Stories about Transgendered Loved Ones ed. by Mary Boenke. PFLAG Transgender Network, 1999; 3rd ed., 2008.

Trans Homo … Gasp! Gay FTM and CIS Men on Sex and Love, ed. by Avi Ben-Zeev and Peter Bailey. Transgress Press, 2017.

Transgender Health. q. Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. 2016–. 

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

The Transgender Studies Reader 2, ed. by Susan Stryker and Aren A. Aizura. Routledge, 2013

TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly. Duke, 2014–.

Virginia Prince: Pioneer of  Transgendering, ed by Richard Ekins and Dave King. Haworth Medical Press, 2005.

Whittington, Hillary, with Kristin Gasbarre. Raising Ryland: Our Story of Parenting a Transgender Child with No Strings Attached. William Morrow, 2015.

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

____. Read My Lips: Sexual Subversion and the End of Gender. Firebrand Books, 1997.

Internet Resources

American Educational Gender Information Service, Inc. (AEGIS)

Digital Transgender Archive


FTM International

Harry Benjamin International Gender Dysphoria Association (HBIGDA) Collection

Human Rights Watch

International Journal of Transgender Health (originally International Journal of Transgenderism)

The Kinsey Institute

National Center for Transgender Equality 

National Transgender Library and Archive

Standards of Care for the Health of Transsexual, Transgender, and Gender Nonconforming People (originally Standards of Care for Gender Identity Disorders).

Transgender Archives 

Transgender Community of Police and Sheriffs (TCOPS)

Transgender Law Center

Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund 

World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH)