Advice for Readers: Transgender Awareness Month

Happy Transgender Awareness Month! Each year, the week of November 13th-19th is Transgender Awareness Week, which aims to raise awareness about transgender experiences, issues, and lives. The week ends with Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR), which takes place November 20th and is an annual observance to honor transgender people who have lost their lives to hate crimes and violence. Find resources and read more from OPL about TDOR here

Learn about and celebrate transgender history, lives, experiences, and voices with one of these great books. 

Transgender History

Felix Ever After

Before I Had the Words

Freshwater

Trans Bodies, Trans Selves

Confessions of the Fox

Transcendent 2

OP

The Black Tides of Heaven

Captive Genders

Gender Outlaw

Raising the Transgender Child

Find even more books to celebrate TDOR with this booklist.

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