International Transgender Day of Visibility

Updated February 26, 2024
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Transitional : in one way or another, we all transition
Bergdorf, Munroe
The wise, life-changing, ground-breaking book from writer and activist Munroe Bergdorf. Transitioning is an alignment of the invisible and the physical. It is truth rising to the surface. It is one of the most fundamental aspects of the human condition--a part of our experience as a...
Call me Nathan
Castro, Catherine
The graphic novel Call Me Nathan is a true coming-of-age story that explores transgender identity. Assigned female at birth, Nathan spends his formative years facing questions without answers. As puberty hits and begins to change his body, it all just feels...
Tomboy survival guide
Coyote, Ivan E.
Stonewall Book Award Honor Book winner Ivan Coyote is a celebrated storyteller and the author of ten previous books, including Gender Failure (with Rae Spoon) and One in Every Crowd, a collection for LGBT youth. Tomboy Survival Guide is a funny and moving...
Pink, blue, and you! : questions for kids about gender and stereotypes
Gravel, Elise
Simple, accessible, and direct, this picture book is perfect for kids and parents or teachers to read together, opening the door to conversations about gender stereotypes and everyone's right to be their true selves. Is it okay for boys to cry? Can girls be strong? Should...
Gender Heroes: 25 Amazing Transgender, Non-Binary and Genderqueer Trailblazers from Pas
Jessica Kingsley Publishers.
Prepare to meet the gender trailblazers of past and present - who dress and express themselves however they choose! Featuring icons from across art, sports, fashion, music, politics, civil rights and the media, this vibrantly illustrated book introduces children age 5+ to transgender...
Love lives here : a story of thriving in a transgender family
Jetté Knox, Amanda
Amanda Jette Knox was unprepared when the child she knew as her son came out as transgender at the age of eleven. Shocked, but knowing how important it was to support her daughter, Jett© Knox became an ardent advocate for trans rights. But there was more to come. For many years, Amanda had coped...
Pageboy : a memoir
Page, Elliot
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A New York Times "100 Notable Books of 2023" A TIME Magazine "100 Must-Read Books of 2023" A Washington Post "50 Notable Works of Nonfiction" An Autostraddle "Best Queer Books of 2023" "Vivid...Moving...
Little fish
Plett, Casey.
WINNER, Amazon Canada First Novel Award; Lambda Literary Award; Firecracker Award for Fiction Finalist, Carol Shields Winnipeg Book Award A Globe and Mail Best Book of the Year It's the dead of winter in Winnipeg and Wendy Reimer, a thirty-year-old...
At 30, i realized i had no gender : life lessons from a 50-year-old after two decades of self-discovery.
Shou Arai, Shou
I'm afraid of men
Shraya, Vivek
Toxic masculinity takes many insidious forms, from misogyny and sexual harassment to homophobia, transphobia, and bullying. Vivek Shraya has first-hand experience with nearly all of them. As a transwomen she grew up experiencing aggression for displaying femininity, and is haunted by the violence of...
Between perfect and real
Stoeve, Ray
A moving YA debut about a trans boy finding his voice--and himselfDean Foster knows he's a trans guy. He's watched enough YouTube videos and done enough questioning to be sure. But everyone at his high school thinks he's a lesbian--including his girlfriend Zoe, and his theater director, who...
Dotson : my journey growing up transgender
White, Grayson Lee
A memoir about whatit's like when they think you're their daughter, but you know you'retheir son. For as long as he couldremember, Grayson has known he is a boy, not a girl. While his identical twinsister wore princess dresses and danced ballet in a tutu, Grayson preferred hisSpider...
The risk it takes to bloom : on life and liberation
Willis, Raquel
A passionate, powerful memoir by a trailblazing Black transgender activist, tracing her life of transformation and her work towards collective liberation. In 2017, Raquel Willis took to the National Women's March podium just after the presidential election of Donald Trump,...

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