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Other Recommended Resources

Teens and Sexuality:

Bell, Ruth. Changing Bodies, Changing Lives: A Book Every Teenager Should Have, 3rd Ed. New York: Three Rivers Press, 1998.

Gray, Heather M. and Samantha Phillips. Real Girl/Real World: Tools for Finding Your True Self. Seattle: Seal Press, 1998.

Jukes, Mavis. It’s a Girl Thing: How to Stay Healthy, Safe and in Charge. New York: Knopf Books for Young Readers, 1996.
Wonderful, especially for younger teens.

Levine, Judith. Harmful to Minors: The Perils of Protecting Children from Sex. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2002.

Levy, Barrie. Dating Violence: Young Women in Danger. Seattle: Seal Press. 1998.

Levy, Barrie. In Love and In Danger: A Teen’s Guide to Breaking Free of Abusive Relationships. Seattle: Seal Press, 1998.

Levy, Barrie. Jóvenes, Enamorados y en Peligro: Una Guía Para Adolescentes Para Librarse de una Relacion Abusiva. Seattle: Seal Press, 1999.

Thompson, Sharon. Going All the Way: Teenage Girls’ Tales of Sex, Romance, and Pregnancy. New York: Hill & Wang, 1996.

Tolman, Deborah L. Dilemmas of Desire: Teenage Girls Talk about Sexuality. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2002.

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Transgender and Transsexual:

Boylan, Jennifer Finney. She’s Not There: A Life in Two Genders. New York: Broadway, 2004.

Brown, Mildred and Chloe Ann Rounsley. True Selves: Understanding Transsexualism for Family, Friends, Co-workers and Helping Professionals. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2003.

Israel, Gianna E., Donald E Tarvel and Diane Shaffer. Transgender Care: Recommended Guidelines, Practical Information and Personal Accounts. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1998.

Kotula, Dean. The Phallus Palace: female to Male Transsexual. Los Angeles: Alyson Publications, 2002.

Rubin, Henry. Self Made Men: Identity and Embodiment Among Transsexual Men. Nashville, Tenn.: Vanderbilt Univ. Press, 2003.

“VENUS BOYZ” by Gabriel Bauer. Set during a legendary Drag King Night in New York.

“Strap ‘Em Down! The World of Drag Kings” by Ann P. Meredith. Documentary that advocates for personal and social change while offering a timely look inside the cultural phenomenon of drag kings.

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