Tag Archives: Transgender

Nerve Endings: The New Trans Erotic

Hill-Meyer, Tobi (Editor). Nerve Endings: The New Trans Erotic. New York: Instar Books, 2017. This collection of short stories is a rarity: erotica by trans people, about trans people, for trans people. So often, trans bodies are commodified and fetishized … Continue reading

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This is How it Always Is

Frankel, Laurie. This is How it Always Is. New York: Flatiron Books, 2017. Emergency room doctor Rosie and novelist Penn live a busy, happy life with their five rambunctious sons in Wisconsin. When their youngest, Claude, puts on a dress … Continue reading

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Life of Bria

Symington, Sabrina. 2015-Ongoing. Life of Bria [Webcomic]. https://lifeofbria.com Life of Bria starts with a surreal four-panel gag featuring Watchmen antihero Rorschach washing his hands with a bar of soap. The last panel has ominous text reading “Who Washes the Washers.” … Continue reading

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Red: A Crayon’s Story

Hall, Michael. 2015. Red: A Crayon’s Story. New York: HarperCollins. In this engaging picture book, a red crayon can’t seem to color right. Every time he tries to draw a red strawberry, it comes out blue!

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Alex as Well

Brugman, Alyssa. 2015. Alex as Well. New York: Henry Holt. First published in Australia in 2013, the U.S. release of Alex as Well has been met with accolades from Lambda Literary and others. I have a vastly different opinion. Spoilers … Continue reading

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Ellis, Grace, Noelle Stevenson, & Shannon Watters (Creators). 2014-ongoing. Lumberjanes [comic series]. Los Angeles: Boom! Studios.

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Hit & Miss

Abbott, Paul (Creator) and Sean Conway (Writer). 2012. Hit & Miss [Television miniseries]. United Kingdom: Sky Atlantic. In this six-episode British miniseries, Mia, a transgender hitwoman, discovers that she has a son from a previous relationship and suddenly has custody … Continue reading

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