Trans & Gender Diverse Biography and Memoir

Awards:Winner of National Book Critics Circle Awards: Criticism 2015.

An intrepid voyage out to the frontiers of the latest thinking about love, language, and family Maggie Nelson's The Argonauts is a genre-bending memoir, a work of "autotheory" offering fresh, fierce, and timely thinking about desire, identity, and the li... read more


The Argonauts
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 LGBTI & Queer Studies

LGBT people are some of the coolest in history - Freddie Mercury, Divine, Virginia Woolf, Marlene Dietrich, Andy Warhol... the list goes on. Queer subculture has had an enormous impact on style, music, science, art and literature... read more

November 2017

50 Queers Who Changed the World: A celebration of LGBTQ+ icons
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"The self-described black feminist lesbian mother poet used a mixture of prose, theory, poetry, and experience to interrogate oppressions and uplift marginalized communities. She was one of the first black feminists to target heteronormativity, and to enco... read more

A Burst of Light: and Other Essays
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Neither queer theory nor queer activism has fully reckoned with the role of race in the emergence of the modern gay subject. In A Taste for Brown Bodies, Hiram Pérez traces the development  of gay modernity and its ... read more

A Taste for Brown Bodies: Gay Modernity and Cosmopolitan Desire
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In this volume, teachers from urban, suburban, and rural districts join together in a teacher inquiry group to challenge homophobia and heterosexism in schools and classrooms. To create safe learning environments for all students they address key topics, inclu... read more

Acting Out: Combating Homophobia Through Teacher Activism
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When “rights” go wrong.Does gay marriage support the right-wing goal of linking access to basic human rights like health care and economic security to an inherently conservative tradition?Will the ability of queers to fight in wars of imperia... read more

Against Equality: Not Mere Inclusion
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A "Boston Globe" Best Nonfiction Book of 2011Celebrated as one of the most poignant stylists of his generation, Andre Aciman has written a luminous series of linked essays about time, place, identity, and art that show him at his very finest. From beautiful and m... read more

Alibis: Essays on Elsewhere
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In this smart, intimate, and conversational book, Cynthia Eller delves into the twin thickets of gender theory and everyday experience to ask how we decide who is a woman-and why we find the answer important. Is a woman defined by her anatomy? Does ... read more

Am I a Woman?: A Skeptic's Guide to Gender
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From an award-winning writer whose work bristles with hard-won strength, insight, agility, and love (Maggie Nelson), an exquisite and troubling narrative of masculinity, violence, and society
In this groundbreaking new book, the author, a t... read more

September 2018

Amateur - A True Story about What Makes a Man
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Sara is a comedian who has talked and joked about female sexuality, psychology, and the media's portrayal of women on stage and screen. While researching her most recent live show, Sara realized that she had a lot more to say. In her first book Sar... read more


Animal: The Autobiography of a Female Body
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We believe we know our bodies intimately—that their material reality is certain and that this certainty leads to an epistemological truth about sex, gender, and identity. By exploring and giving equal weight to transgendered su... read more

Assuming A Body: Transgender and Rhetorics of Materiality
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 LGBTI & Queer Studies

This boundary-shifting fusion of thinking, storytelling, and meditation takes as its starting point five axioms:
* 'Give Me a Child Before the Age of 7 and I'll Give You the (Wo)Man' * 'History Repeats Itself...' * 'Those Who Forget the Past are Condemned to Repea... read more

May 2018

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