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LGBT books that have shaped the course of my queer life

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My Gender Workbook: How to Become a Real Man, a Real Woman, the Real You, or Something Else Entirely
My Gender Workbook: How to Become a Real Man, a Real Woman, the Real You, or Something Else Entirely
"An mind-opening experience. You may never look at anything or anyone, especially yourself,  the same way again."
PoMoSexuals: Challenging Assumptions About Gender and Sexuality
PoMoSexuals: Challenging Assumptions About Gender and Sexuality
"Strong collection of essays about the fluidity of sexuality and gender"
Coming Out to Parents: A Two-Way Survival Guide for Lesbians and Gay Men and Their Parents
Coming Out to Parents: A Two-Way Survival Guide for Lesbians and Gay Men and Their Parents
"A sensible, generous, sympathetic guide to coming out to family."
Trans Liberation: Beyond Pink or Blue
Trans Liberation: Beyond Pink or Blue
"A moving call to unified action for the LGBTQ communities"
Anti-Gay
Anti-Gay
"This book really shook my pink little world when I first read it, having been previously subsisting on a diet of Signorile and Sullivan (two books below)"
Virtually Normal
Virtually Normal
"Dealing succintly with the idiocy and illogic of naive social conservatives is what Sullivan does best"
The Trouble With Normal: Sex, Politics, and the Ethics of Queer Life
The Trouble With Normal: Sex, Politics, and the Ethics of Queer Life
"Focusses on marriage as a specific case of how America (even gay America) is F***ed Up About Sex"
The Columbia Reader on Lesbians & Gay Men in Media, Society, and Politics
The Columbia Reader on Lesbians & Gay Men in Media, Society, and Politics
"A reader I have returned to again and again. A great help to anyone who wants to improve their understanding of LGB (not so much T) history and culture in America"
Queer Science: The Use and Abuse of Research into Homosexuality
Queer Science: The Use and Abuse of Research into Homosexuality
"In which LeVay tells why the scientific study of sexuality matters and perhaps just as importantly, why it does not."
Q & A: Queer in Asian America (Asian American History & Cultu)
Q & A: Queer in Asian America (Asian American History & Cultu)
"Another reader I return to often. Rich source of recent writing on LGBT Asian Americans and their concerns (yes, Transgender issues get a fair voice, Hooray!)"
Giovanni's Room
Giovanni's Room
"Disturbing. Admittedly, I read it at a bad time in my life."
Faggots
Faggots
"Again, disturbing. The fact that it was written and published just before public knowledge about AIDS adds an horribly ominous layer to the book."
Stuck Rubber Baby
Stuck Rubber Baby
"Gorgeous, extremely human graphic novel. Classic."