Trans Recommended Media

 

Resources for Colleges & Universities

Beemyn, Brett. "Serving the Needs of Transgender College Students." In Gay, Lesbian, Transgender Issues in Education: Programs, Policies, and Practices. Edited by James Sears. Haworth Press, 2005.

Beemyn, Brett Genny. “Trans on Campus: Measuring and Improving the Climate for Transgender Students.” On Campus with Women 34 (Spring 2005). Available at www.aacu.org/ocww.

Beemyn, Brett Genny. “Trans Youth,” a special issue of the Journal of Gay and Lesbian Issues in Education 3 (Fall 2005).

Beemyn, Brett, Billy Curtis, Masen Davis, and Nancy Jean Tubbs. “Transgender Issues on College Campuses.” In Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation: Research, Policy, and Personal Perspectives. Edited by Ronni L. Sanlo. Jossey- Bass, 2005. 49-60. Available at www.umass.edu/stonewall/transhand.

Carter, Kelly A. “Transgenderism and College Students: Issues of Gender Identity and Its Role on Our Campuses.” In Toward Acceptance: Sexual Orientation Issues on Campus. Edited by Vernon A. Wall and Nancy J. Evans. University Press of America, 1999. 261-82.

Howard, Kim, and Annie Stevens, eds. Out and About Campus: Personal Accounts by Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender College Students. Alyson, 2000.

Rankin, Susan R. Campus Climate for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender People: A National Perspective. National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Policy Institute, 2003.

Sanlo, Ronni, L., ed. Working with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender College Students: A Handbook for Faculty and Administrators. Greenwood Press, 1998.

Sausa, Lydia A. “Updating College and University Campus Policies: Meeting the Needs of Trans Students, Staff, and Faculty.” In Addressing Homophobia and Heterosexism on College Campuses. Edited by Elizabeth P. Cramer. Harrington Park Press, 2002. 43-55.

 

Books and Articles

Allen, Mariette P. Transformations: Crossdressers and Those Who Love Them. E.P. Dutton, 1998.

Beemyn, Brett. “Serving the Needs of Transgender College Students.” In Gay, Lesbian, Transgender Issues in Education: Programs, Policies, and Practices. Edited by James Sears. Haworth Press, 2005.

Beemyn, Brett Genny. “Trans on Campus: Measuring and Improving the Climate for

Transgender Students.” On Campus with Women 34 (Spring 2005). Available at www.aacu.org/ocww.

Beemyn, Brett Genny. “Trans Youth,” a special issue of the Journal of Gay and Lesbian Issues in Education 3 (Fall 2005).

Beemyn, Brett, Billy Curtis, Masen Davis, and Nancy Jean Tubbs. “Transgender Issues on College Campuses.” In Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation: Research, Policy, and Personal Perspectives. Edited by Ronni L. Sanlo. Jossey-Bass, 2005. 49-60. Available at www.umass.edu/stonewall/transhand.

Beemyn, B. G., Pettitt, J. (2006). How Have Trans-Inclusive Non-Discrimination Policies Changed Institutions? GLBT Campus Matters, 2(6), June. Page 12.

Beemyn, B. G., Pettitt, J., Marciano, O. (2006). Transgender Resource Guide. Pre-Conference Workshop; Everything a Student Affairs Administrator needs to know about Transgender students. NASPA, March 12th & ACPA, March 19th.

Beemyn, B., Dominque, A., Pettitt, J., and Smith, T. (2005). Trans Action Steps: Trans Inclusive Steps for a College Campus. Journal of Gay and Lesbian Issues in Education, 3, (2).pg. 89-94.

Boenke, Mary, ed. Trans Forming Families: Real Stories About Transgendered Loved Ones. 2nd ed. Oak Knoll Press, 2003.

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

Bornstein, Kate. My Gender Workbook: How to Become a Real Man, a Real Woman, the Real You, or Something Else Entirely. Routledge, 1998.

Brown, Mildred, and Chloe Rounsley. True Selves: Understanding Transsexualism for Families, Friends, Coworkers and Helping Professionals. Jossey-Bass, 1996.

Califia, Pat. Sex Changes: The Politics of Transgenderism. Cleis Press, 1997.

Cameron, Loren. Body Alchemy: Transsexual Portraits. Cleis Press, 1996.

Carter, Kelly A. “Transgenderism and College Students: Issues of Gender Identity and Its Role on Our Campuses.” In Toward Acceptance: Sexual Orientation Issues on Campus. Edited by Vernon A. Wall and Nancy J. Evans. University Press of America, 1999. 261-82.

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

Diamond, Morty, ed. From the Inside Out: Radical Gender Transformation, FTM and Beyond. Manic D Press, 2004.

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

Howard, Kim, and Annie Stevens, eds. Out and About Campus: Personal Accounts by Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender College Students. Alyson, 2000.

Israel, Gianna E., and Donald E. Tarver II. Transgender Care: Recommended Guidelines, Practical Information, and Personal Accounts. Temple University Press, 1997.

Mallon, Gerald P., ed. Social Services with Transgendered Youth. Harrington Park Press, 1999. Meyerowitz, Joanne. How Sex Changed: A History of Transsexuality in the United States. Harvard University Press, 2002.

Namaste, Viviane K. Invisible Lives: The Erasure of Transsexual and Transgendered People. University of Chicago Press, 2000.

Nestle, Joan, Riki Wilchins, and Clare Howell, eds. Genderqueer: Voices from Beyond the Sexual Binary. Alyson, 2002.

Pettitt, J. (2008) Gender Bending Your Ear! The Peer Educator: A Health Resource for Student Leaders. The BACCHUS Network. December 2007/January 2008, 30, 3. pg. 9 & 13.

Pettitt, J. (2007) Marriage: The New Frontier. TransOhio: Bringing Together the Ohio GLBTQI Community, October 2007, 1 (2), 4-5.

Pettitt, J. and Marciano, O. (2006). Transamerica: A Journey Worth Taking? GLBT Campus Matters, 2 (1), January. page 8.

Pettitt, J. and Krutzsch, B. (2004). Translating Boyer’s principles and community: Impact on Trans/gender variant campus populations. Talking Stick: Symbol of International Friendship, 22 (3), 12-14. Association of College and University Housing Officers- International.

Rankin, Susan R. Campus Climate for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender People: A National Perspective. National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Policy Institute, 2003.

Rudd, Peggy J. Crossdressing with Dignity: The Case for Transcending Gender Lines. PM Publishers, 1999.

Sanlo, Ronni, L., ed. Working with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender College Students: A Handbook for Faculty and Administrators. Greenwood Press, 1998.

Sausa, Lydia A. “Updating College and University Campus Policies: Meeting the Needs of Trans Students, Staff, and Faculty.” In Addressing Homophobia and Heterosexism on College Campuses. Edited by Elizabeth P. Cramer. Harrington Park Press, 2002. 43-55.

Transgender Law Center. Peeing in Peace: A Resource Guide for Transgender Activists and Allies. Available at http://www.transgenderlawcenter.org.

 

On the Web

FTM International: www.ftmi.org

Gender Pac: www.gpac.org

International Foundation for Gender Education: www.ifge.org

National Center for Transgender Equality: www.nctequality.org

PFLAG: www.pflag.org

People in Search of Safe Restrooms (PSSR): www.pissr.org

Sylvia Rivera Law Project: www.srlp.org

Trans-Academics.org: www.trans-academics.org

Trans Educate: www.transeducate.com

Trans Family: www.transfamily.org

Trans Health: www.trans-health.com

Trans Proud: www.transproud.com

Transgender Care: www.transgendercare.com

Transgender Day of Remembrance: www.gender.org/remember/day

Transgender Law and Policy Institute: www.transgenderlaw.org

Transgender Law Center: www.transgenderlawcenter.org

Transgender Youth Resources: www.youthresource.com/living/trans.htm

UMass Amherst Transgender Guide: www.umass.edu/stonewall

University of California info. on gender-free restrooms:

www.uclgbtia.org/restrooms.html

 

E-MAIL LISTS

groups.yahoo.com

(1) Go to Website <http://www.groups.yahoo.com>

(2) Search under the word “transgender,” “tg,” or “transsexual” and you will find hundreds of different list serve discussion groups which include lists such as: transgender teens; OurTGKids; TATSupport (Teens Affected by Transition) TOPSlist; TSTalk; trans-theory; transgenderhealth; transmedicine; tg-spirit; TSWomanSpirit; tgwarrior; TSParenting; TransAdvocacy; GenderTranscenders; baboyz; transfolksofcolor; and tg-employer-ed.

(3) Select any list serve and subscribe

 

groups.queernet.org

(1) Go to Website <http://groups.queernet.org>

(2) Under “SUBSCRIBERS AND NEW VISITORS” select a list and follow the subscription directions.

(3) Select “Subscribe to Mailing Lists” and you will find numerous list serve discussion groups which address transgender and/or transsexual concerns, such as: trannyfag; tgts-youth; trans_survivors; tguys-fem; transensualfem; trans-jews; transhealth; transfaith; and young-guys.

(4) Scroll down and select any list serve and subscribe

 

Films

A Boy Named Sue (documentary about an FTM)

Boys Don’t Cry (fictionalized story of Brandon Teena’s life)

Call Me Malcolm (documentary about a transgender seminary student)

Drag Kings on Tour (documentary)

Georgie Girl (documentary about a trans New Zealand legislator)

Just Call Me Kade (documentary about a trans male teen)

Ke Kulana He Mahu: Remembering a Sense of Place (documentary about traditional genders in Hawai’i)

Ma Vie en Rose (feature film about a trans child)

No Dumb Questions (documentary about children learning about their trans aunt)

Normal (feature film about a male crossdresser)

The Opposite Sex: Jamie’s Story (documentary about a transitioning MTF)

The Opposite Sex: Rene’s Story (documentary about a transitioning FTM)

TransGeneration (documentary/television series about transitioning college students)

Paris Is Burning (documentary about voguing in New York in the late 1980s)

The Rubi Girls (documentary about a Dayton drag queen troupe)

Screaming Queens: The Riot at Compton’s Cafeteria (documentary about a 1966 riot led by MTFs)

Soldier’s Girl (fictionalized story of the partner of murdered soldier Barry Winchell)

Southern Comfort (documentary about a trans man who dies of ovarian cancer)

Toilet Training (documentary about the need for gender-neutral bathrooms)

Transamerica (feature film about a trans woman)

TransGeneration (documentary/television series about transitioning college students)

Transparent (documentary about transgender parents)

Venus Boyz (documentary about drag kings)

More information online at www.lambda10.org/transgender

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Many many thanks to Michael Woodward for assembling this information!

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