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.
Gay and Lesbian History for Kids by Jerome Pohlen
Presents personal stories and first-hand accounts of the struggle for civil rights in the LGBT community. Includes twenty-one activities, such as poetry writing and monologue performance.
Stonewall by Martin Duberman
Call Number: 305.9 DUB
Historian and activist Martin Duberman tells the story of what happened at Stonewall through the lives of six people who were drawn into the struggle for gay and lesbian rights. Their stories combine into a portrait of the repression that led up to the riots, which culminates when they participated in the first Gay Rights March of 1970.
Stonewall by Ann Bausum
Call Number: 307.76 BAU
An exploration of the Stonewall Riots and the national gay rights movement that followed.
Branded by the Pink Triangle by Ken Setterington
Call Number: 940.53 SET
Before the rise of the Nazi party, Germany, especially Berlin, was one of the most tolerant places for homosexuals in the world. But that all changed when the Nazis came to power; existence for gay people became fear-filled.
Gay Power! The Stonewall Riots and the gay rights movement, 1969 by Betsy Kuhn
Call Number: 306.76 KUH
Recounts the history of the gay rights movement, discussing changes that have taken place from early American history to contemporary policies and public perception, and highlighting the Stonewall Riots of 1969.
Teen life is hard enough with all of the pressures kids face, but for teens who are LGBT, it's even harder. When do you decide to come out? To whom? Will your friends accept you? And how on earth do you meet people to date? Queer is a humorous, engaging, and honest guide that helps LGBT teens come out to friends and family, navigate their new LGBT social life, figure out if a crush is also queer, and rise up against bigotry and homophobia.
Lesbian. Bisexual. Queer. Transgender. Straight. Curious. This book is for everyone, regardless of gender or sexual preference. This book is for anyone who's ever dared to wonder. This book is for YOU.
Out Law by Lisa Keen
Call Number: TEEN 342.7308 KEE
Answers a number of questions about the legal rights of young people and students who are openly gay.
The Right to Be Out by Stuart Biegel
Call Number: TEEN 371.826 BIE
Examines the history of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students and teachers within the America's public school system, analyzes legal developments that concern their rights, discusses the First and Fourteenth amendments, and addresses the implications of asserting and protecting the rights of the LGBT community.
Beyond Magenta by Susan Kuklin
Call Number: 306.768 KUK
Six teens tell what it is like for them to be members of the transgender community.
Transgender Rights and Issues by Andrea Pelleschi
Call Number: 306.76 PEL
Transgender Rights and Issues covers the growing acceptance of the transgender community throughout the years, the discrimination transgender men and women face each day, and how U.S. and other countries are making changes to fix these issues.
The Full Spectrum by David Levithan and Billy Merrell (Eds.)
Call Number: TEEN 306.76 FUL
Collection of original poems, essays, and stories by young adults in their teens and early 20s, including a variety of writers--gay, lesbian, bisexual, straight, transitioning, and questioning--on a variety of subjects: coming out, family, friendship, religion/faith, first kisses, break-ups, and many others.
Call Number: TEEN 306.766 KIC
A collection of writings in which homeless lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer youth share their stories of surviving abuse, discrimination, and hopelessness while living on the streets.
David Bowie Made Me Gay by Darryl W. Bullock
Call Number: 780.86 BUL
A comprehensive study of how gay, lesbian, and bisexual performers have influenced jazz and blues as a provocative reminder of how far the fight for equality has come.
Queer, There, and Everywhere by Sarah Prager
Call Number: 306.76 PRA
Looks at twenty-three individuals who were either lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender who fought, created and loved on their own terms.
Pride Day by Robin Stevenson
Call Number: 306.76 STE
For LGBTQ people and their supporters, Pride events are an opportunity to honor the past, protest injustice, and celebrate a diverse and vibrant community.
LGBTQ+ Athletes Claim the Field: Striving for Equality by Kirstin Cronn-Mills
Call Number: 796 CRO
Looks at how LGBTQ+ athletes are fighting for equality.
Memoirs and Biographies
Tomorrow Will Be Different by Sarah McBride
Call Number: 306.76 MCB
A memoir of American LGBT rights activist and political figure Sarah McBride that weaves political and cultural milestones into her personal journey as a transgender woman.
Some Assembly Required by Arin Andrews
Call Number: B AND
Seventeen-year-old Arin Andrews shares all the hilarious, painful, and poignant details of undergoing gender reassignment as a high school student in this teen memoir.
The Meaning of Matthew by Judy Shepard
Call Number: 364.152 SHE
Judy Shepard shares personal stories about her son Matthew's life and death, focusing on how she and her husband chose to honor their son's legacy after he was murdered in a brutal hate crime by becoming international gay rights activists.
No Compromise by David Aretha
Call Number: B MIL
Presents a biography of Harvey Milk, a committed champion for social justice.
James Baldwin by Ted Gottfried
Call Number: B BAL
This biography, enlivened with many photographs, discusses Baldwin's childhood, beliefs, gay identity, & principal works.