Knowledge

This section contains recommendations of books for LGBTIQ and gender and sexual diversity therapists and clients, and provides links to other suitable organisations.

If you are gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex or any other gender or sexual preference and are seeking literature about the societal and personal issues surrounding sexuality and gender, or if you are a therapist who is working with clients such as this and looking for texts to gain a greater understanding, then start your search here.

Once you have found what you are looking for, we highly recommend that you check out Gay’s The Word, a friendly and well stocked bookshop in central London that should meet your requirements. If you do not live in London, consider supporting us by visiting our Amazon shop and purchasing books from there.

We are currently in the process of transferring all of our resources from our old site into these pages, and will continue to add books and material regularly, so this section will continue to grow and expand. Please do visit again if you cannot find what you are looking for just yet. We are also open to suggestions, so if you would like to recommend an appropriate book or link, feel free to contact us.

Gender Outlaw - On Men, Women, and the Rest of Us

Gender Outlaw - On Men, Women, and the Rest of Us Image

Kate Bornstein. Routledge, 1995

There are seven different chapters that contain poems and photos along with short dialogues and plays that bring the topic top life. It allows the reader to have a different perceptive on gender from the authors point of view while providing insight into the gender journey that the author has taken

Key Elements: The book provides a very personal reflection of the author’s journey through her transitioning.

Part One – First Things First; some fashion tips and the link between fashion and identity
Part Two – Sorting Seeds; the hard part, what are the rules, creating gender roles and questioning
Part Three – Claiming Power; gender terror, gender outrage, myths, and concepts
Part Four – A Gender Interrogatory; questions, class, power, privilege
Part Five – Creating A Third Space; transsexual lesbians, queer life/queer theatre
Part Six – Hidden: A Gender (a play)

Part Seven – The Punchline (poems)

Gender Outlaw - On Men, Women, and the Rest of Us

Gender Outlaw - On Men, Women, and the Rest of Us Image

Kate Bornstein. Routledge, 1995

There are seven different chapters that contain poems and photos along with short dialogues and plays that bring the topic top life. It allows the reader to have a different perceptive on gender from the authors point of view while providing insight into the gender journey that the author has taken

Key Elements: The book provides a very personal reflection of the author’s journey through her transitioning.

Part One – First Things First; some fashion tips and the link between fashion and identity
Part Two – Sorting Seeds; the hard part, what are the rules, creating gender roles and questioning
Part Three – Claiming Power; gender terror, gender outrage, myths, and concepts
Part Four – A Gender Interrogatory; questions, class, power, privilege
Part Five – Creating A Third Space; transsexual lesbians, queer life/queer theatre
Part Six – Hidden: A Gender (a play)

Part Seven – The Punchline (poems)

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