Arcadio has fled his/her life as a sideshow attraction to go in search of his mother who abandoned her/him to a life in a brothel as a child.
Twenty-some stories by writers of all genders, with something for everyone.
Well-written, but gruesome mystery about the death of a transvestite prostitute.
Man Booker Prize finalist about a transvestite prostitute fathered by a Catholic priest and raised in foster care.
Another in the "mommy track" mystery series. African American transsexual, Heavenly wants to know who killed her street-walker sister, Violetta.
Twelve-year-old Choir boy Berry’s voice is beginning to crack, so he takes drastic measures.
In the community of Tober Cove, children change gender every year, but at twenty must choose one gender or another, or be banned from the community.
Born a white-skinned black boy in the south, Lee goes through more than one unexpected change in life in this harrowing, yet funny novel.
Novel based on the true story of Danish artist Einar Wegener who, with the support of his wife, became a woman, Lili Elbe.
Can lesbian hermaphrodite Anais solve the problem of her people’s falling birthrate and near extinction although she has been exiled?
Based on the life of Dr. James Miranda Barry, a girl (or possibly a hermaphrodite), raised as a boy, who grew up to serve as a British Army physician.
Max works as a bouncer at a gay bar, and has sunk into a state of apathetic gloom following 9/11. It takes the murder of a friend to stir him to action.
Orthodox Jew, Chana Landeau accepts a teaching position at Manhattan’s Harvey Milk High School, and discovers that the girl she befriends is really a boy.
When six-year-old Elray’s parents are killed in an accident her, two uncles, Barkley and "Auntie Ajax" become her guardians.
Written in the 1840s, but not published until now, this is the story of Laurence, a hermaphrodite raised as a boy, and fitting in nowhere.
Graphic novel exploration of San Francisco’s gender-queer culture.
Set in an alternate medieval world, the intersexed slave, Ilario flees existence as a King’s toy when his/her mother tries to kill her/him. Hoping to pursue an education in painting, Ilario becomes dangerously pregnant following a brief encounter, is again enslaved, and travels one step ahead of his/her assassins. Book two, Ilario: The Stone Golem continues the story.
Father Damien Modeste has kept a surprising secret for many long years.
A man encounters an alien culture where people are neuter except when mating, when they may become either male or female. Also available in Russian and Spanish.
Frank, formerly Felicia, goes home to tend her dying father and face some family issues of the past and present.
Neighbors Trisha and Peter’s souls switch bodies on the stairs one day, posing major problems, especially for Peter’s wife.
Part of the Miles Vorkosigan intergalactic saga, this book includes a sympathetic male-to-female transsexual character.
Mrs. Madrigal and the other tenants of Barbary Lane are back for further adventures in the City.
This remarkable family saga spans continents and generations as it tells the story of the intersexed Cal who describes being born twice—once as a baby girl, and again as a teenaged boy.
Miles finds himself attracted to a hermaphrodite in this rip-roaring installment of Bujold’s Vorkosigan series.
The classic novel about transsexual Myra Breckinridge’s quest for fame and fortune.
Huda, a tomboy, faces with dread the advent of puberty when she must suddenly conform to Islamic expectations of womanhood.
Berdache Gilbert, serves as a catalyst for Blue Parker’s coming out.
Woolf’s novel-length love letter to Vita Sackville-West features the gender changing Orlando as Vita.
The death of King George VI marks six-year-old Mary’s sudden and clear realization that she is really a boy in this novel that follows her through her childhood and ultimate transition.
In this gritty and explicit novel, by discredited author, LeRoy, twelve-year-old Sarah, son of a truck stop hooker, turns tricks himself, dressed as a girl.
Transgender detective Scotti is on hand to solve a mystery in the Hamptons.
Detective Simon Goldtree struggles with the truth as he tries to solve a mystery.
Novel about a working class lesbian who lives as a man in the 1950s and ‘60s.
A group of trans and gender queer friends struggle to get through their everyday lives.
Nancy Astley’s passion for the cross-dressing performer Kitty Butler turns her life upside down.
Nina, who is the daughter of an Arab Algerian father and a French mother, struggles not only with her cultural identity and expectations of her as a girl, but with her gender identity.
College professor Dana Stevens decides to transition from male to female shortly after starting a new relationship with a local schoolteacher, eliciting strong reactions from her and the community they live in.
Jazz great Joss Moody has kept a secret from all but his wife, Millie.
Sex, murder, politics, religion, and a lovely woman who happens to have been born a boy.
What Marci Cruz prays to God, the Virgin Mary, and Baby Jesus to bring her each night is a change of gender—because she likes girls and the only way to marry one is to be a boy.