Resources – Gender Identity

Keep scrolling to find specialized resources for youth, family, older adults, clinicians, and educators.

Affirming Books and Media about Gender Identity

Gender Identity Books

You and Your Gender Identity: A Guide to Discovery (Dara Hoffman-Fox)*

Beyond a Binary God: A Theology for Trans* Allies (Tara K. Soughers)

Disclosures: Conversations Gay and Spiritual (Michael Ford)

The Queer Art of Failure (Judith Halberstam)*

The Queer & Transgender Resilience Workbook: Skills for Navigating Sexual Orientation & Gender Expression (Anneliese Sinh, PhD, LPC)*

Some Assembly Required: The Not-So-Secret Life of a Transgender Teen (Arin Andrews)*

Trans-Kin: A Guide for Family & Friends of Transgender People (Eleanor A. Hubbard and Cameron T. Whitley)

Trans Bodies, Trans Selves: A Resource for the Transgender Community (Laura Erickson-Schroth)

The Social Advocate’s Handbook: A Guide to Gender (Sam Killerman)

Gender Identity, Sexuality and Autism: Voices From Across the Spectrum (Eva A. Mendes & Meredith R. Maroney)

Trans: A Memoir (Juliet Jacques)

Transforming Manhood (Ryan K. Sallans)

Two-Spirit People: Native American Gender Identity, Sexuality, and Spirituality (Sue-Ellen Jacobs, Wesley Thomas, & Sabine Lang)

This Is How It Always Is (Laurie Frankel)*

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Gender Identity Documentaries

Disclosure

The Trans List

Transhood

Growing Up Coy

Transmilitary

Suited

Real Boy

Gender Revolution: A Journey with Katie Kouric

Gender Identity for Kids

Transgender Children and Youth: Cultivating Pride and Joy with Families in Transition (Nealy, E. C.)

The Gender Wheel: A Story about Bodies and Gender for Everybody (Maya Gonzalez)

The Gender Identity Workbook for Kids: A Guide to Exploring Who You Are (Kelly Storck, LCSW)

The Boy & The Bindi (Vivek Shraya)*

Julián is a Mermaid (Jessica Love)*

Annie’s Plaid Shirt (Stacy B. Davids)

Beyond Magenta: Transgender Teens Speak Out (Susan Kuklin)

A House for Everyone (Jo Hirst)

Who Are You? The Kid’s Guide to Gender Identity (Brook Pessin-Whedbee)

Neither (Airlie Anderson)

From the Stars in the Sky to the Fish in the Sea (Kai Cheng Thom)*

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Gender Identity for Parents

Unconditional: A Guide to Loving and Supporting Your LGBTQ Child (Telaina Eriksen)

Thriving Through Transition: Self-Care for Parents of Transgender Children (Denise O’Doherty)

The Gender Affirmative Model: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Supporting Transgender and Gender Expansive Children (Colt Keo-Meier and Diane Ehrensaft)

The Gender Creative Child (Diane Ehrensaft PhD)*

Gender Identity, Sexuality and Autism: Voices From Across the Spectrum (Eva A. Mendes & Meredith R. Maroney)

Transgender Children and Youth: Cultivating Pride and Joy with Families in Transition (Elijah C. Nealy)

The Transgender Child: A Handbook for Families and Professionals (Stephanie Brill and Rachel Pepper)*

The Transgender Teen: A Handbook for Parents and Professionals Supporting Transgender and Non-Binary Teens (Stephanie Brill & Lisa Kenney)

Raising the Transgender Child: A Complete Guide for Parents, Families & Caregivers (Dr. Michele Angello & Alisa Bowman)*

Trans-Kin: A Guide for Family & Friends of Transgender People (Eleanor A. Hubbard and Cameron T. Whitley)

I Promised Not to Tell: Raising a Transgender Child (Cheryl B. Evans)

Beyond Magenta: Transgender Teens Speak Out (Susan Kuklin)

Beyond a Binary God: A Theology for Trans* Allies (Tara K. Soughers)

This Is How It Always Is (Laurie Frankel)*

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Gender Identity for Older Adults

Gender Identity for Clinicians and Educators

APA Guidelines for Psychological Practice

Affirmative Counseling and Psychological Practice with Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Clients (Anneliese Singh & lore m. dickey, Eds.)

Counseling Transgender and Non-Binary Youth: The Essential Guide (Irwin Krieger)

The Transgender Teen: A Handbook for Parents and Professionals Supporting Transgender and Non-Binary Teens (Stephanie Brill & Lisa Kenney)

Supporting Transgender Autistic Youth and Adults: A Guide for Professionals and Families (Finn V. Gratton, LMFT, LPCC)

The Gender Affirmative Model: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Supporting Transgender and Gender Expansive Children (Colt Keo-Meier and Diane Ehrensaft)

Transgender Students in Elementary School: Creating an Affirming and Inclusive School Culture (Youth Development and Education Series) (Melinda Mangin, Foreword by Gavin Grimm)

The Queer & Transgender Resilience Workbook: Skills for Navigating Sexual Orientation & Gender Expression (Anneliese Sinh, PhD, LPC)*