Recommendations for Trans* Allies

NB = non-binary

  • Media 
    • Centered around trans* people  
      • Disclosure (documentary) 
      • Pose (TV series)
      • Paris Is Burning (documentary) 
      • Veneno (TV mini-series in Spanish) 
      • Her Story (TV mini-series) 
      • Boy meets Girl (romcom) 
      • Tangerine (movie) 
      • Wandering sons (TV series) 
    • Positive portrayal of trans* characters 
      • Euphoria (TV series) 
      • Sense8 (TV series) (note: trans* character played by a cis actor, but done well & show is created by two trans* women) 
      • Sex education (season 2) (TV series) (NB) 
      • Star Trek: Discovery (season 3-…) (TV series) (NB) 
      • Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (TV series) 
      • Our flag means death (TV series) (NB) 
  • Books 
    • Alok Vaid-Menon – Beyond the Gender Binary 
    • Maia Kobabe – Gender queer 
    • The Gender Book 
    • Shon Faye – The Transgender Issue 
    • Susan Stryker – Transgender History 
    • Judith Butler – Gender Trouble 
    • Judith Butler – Bodies That Matter 
  • Research 
    • Het Transgender Boek 
    • The effect of misgendering on body dissatisfaction and dietary restraint in transgender individuals: Testing a Misgendering-Congruence Process. doi:10.1002/eat.23537 
    • An Interdisciplinary Model for Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Transgender Adolescents and Young Adults: The Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center Approach. doi:10.1016/j.cbpra.2018.03.002 
    • Susan Stryker, Stephen Whittle (eds.) – The Transgender Studies Reader, Vol. 1 (2006) (includes Sandy Stone’s Posttransexual Manifesto with excellent rebuttals to TERF ideology) & 2 (2013)