Library Wishlist

LOFT Library Wish List

The LOFT Library is seeking copies of the titles listed below to expand our Gender Studies and Bisexuality library categories.  We also welcome monetary donations to help secure these books or copies of the books themselves from your collection.

If you would like to suggest the names of other media you think The LOFT Library should have we welcome your suggestions.  E-mail them to [email protected]

Magical Boy Volume 2: A Graphic Novel by The Kao
Magical Boy Volume 2: A Graphic Novel by The Kao, Paperback | Barnes &  Noble®
I Think Our Son Is Gay by Okura
He's My Daughter: A Mother's Journey to Acceptance by Lynda Langley

 

Ace Voices: What it Means to Be Asexual, Aromantic, Demi or Grey-Ace by Eris Young

Ace Voices: What it Means to Be Asexual, Aromantic, Demi or Grey-Ace by  Eris Young, Paperback | Barnes & Noble®


Far From the Tree
by Andrew Solomon


The Transgender Guidebook:  Keys to a Successful Transition
 by Anne L. Boedecker, PhD

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Wrestling with God and Men: Homosexuality and the Jewish Tradition
by Steven Greenberg


Becoming a Visible Man
 by Jamison Green

 

Heartstopper by Alice Oseman

Heartstopper, Volume 1 by Alice Oseman, Paperback | Barnes & Noble®

 

Nick and Charlie by Alice Oseman

Alice Oseman | Creator of the million-copy bestselling Heartstopper books

 

Teeny Weenies – and Other Short Subjects by Matt Kailey

 

Gender Queer: A Memoir by Maia Kobabe

Gender Queer: A Memoir: Kobabe, Maia: 9781549304002: Amazon.com: Books

Julián Is a Mermaid by Jessica Love
Julián Is a Mermaid: 9780763690458: Love, Jessica, Love, Jessica: Books -  Amazon.com
Bloom by Kevin Panetta
Bloom - Booksource
Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up with Me by Mariko Tamaki
Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up with Me
Melissa by Alex Gino
Melissa (previously published as GEORGE) eBook by Alex Gino - EPUB |  Rakuten Kobo United States
Introducing Teddy by Jessica Walton 
Introducing Teddy: A gentle story about gender and friendship:  9781681192109: Walton, Jessica, MacPherson, Dougal: Books - Amazon.com
Drama by Raina Telgemeier
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Pride: The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag by Rob Sanders
Pride: The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag: Sanders, Rob,  Salerno, Steven: 9780399555312: Amazon.com: Books

 

Twas the Night Before Pride by Joanna McClintick and Juana Medina

Twas the Night Before Pride: McClintick, Joanna, Medina, Juana:  9781536213430: Amazon.com: Books

 

This Book is Gay (revised and updated addition) by Juno Dawson

This Book is Gay by Juno Dawson

 

They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera

They Both Die at the End: 9780062457806: Silvera, Adam: Books - Amazon.com

 

Everyone In This Room Will Someday Be Dead by Emily Austin

Everyone in This Room Will Someday Be Dead | Book by Emily Austin |  Official Publisher Page | Simon & Schuster

 

 More Happy Than Not by Adam Silvera

More Happy Than Not by Adam Silvera

Leah on the Offbeat by Becky Albertalli

Leah on the Offbeat: 9780062643803: Albertalli, Becky: Books - Amazon.com

 

Pageboy: A Memoir by Elliot Page (release date: 6/6/23)

Pageboy: A Memoir: Page, Elliot: 9781250878359: Amazon.com: Books

 

Weird Girl and What's His Name by Meagan Brothers

Weird Girl and What's His Name by Meagan Brothers

Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston

Amazon.com: Red, White & Royal Blue: A Novel: 9781250316776: McQuiston,  Casey: Books

 

One Last Stop by Casey McQuiston

Casey McQuiston One Last Stop Review | POPSUGAR Entertainment

 

Boyfriend Material by Alexis Hall

Boyfriend Material: 0760789291135: Hall, Alexis: Books - Amazon.com
Symptoms of Being Human by Jeff Garvin
Symptoms of Being Human Lib/E (Compact Disc) | Northshire Bookstore
Go For It, Nakamura!! by Syundei
Our Dreams at Dusk: Shimanami Tasogare by Yuhki Kamatani
Boys Run the Riot by Keito Gaku
Boys Run the Riot 1 by Keito Gaku, Paperback | Barnes & Noble®

Dear Evan Hansen: THE NOVEL by Val Emmich, Benj Pasek, Steven Levenson, and Justin Paul

Dear Evan Hansen: The Novel: 9780316420235: Emmich, Val, Levenson, Steven,  Pasek, Benj, Paul, Justin: Books - Amazon.com

 

We Are Okay by Nina LaCour

A nighttime bedroom scene (mattress with sheets and blankets, a lamp, and a stack of books on either side) on a patch of grass and a girl standing on the bed wearing a tank top and shorts, back to the reader, and her arm over her eyes.

 

We Are The Ants by Shaun David Hutchinson

We Are the Ants by Shaun David Hutchinson

 

Last Night at the Telegraph Club by Malinda Lo

Last Night at the Telegraph Club by Malinda Lo

 

This Day In June by Gayle E. Pitman and Kristyna Litten

This Day in June by Gayle E. Pitman, illustrated by Kristyna Litten

 

Both Can Be True by Jules Machias

Both Can Be True by Jules Machias

A Lady For A Duke by Alexis Hall
A Lady for a Duke Audiobook by Alexis Hall - 9781549109621 | Rakuten Kobo  United States

 

Sex is a Funny Word by Cory Silverberg and Fiona Smyth

Sex is a Funny Word by Cory Silverberg, illustrated by Fiona Smyth

 

May the Best Man Win by Z. R. Ellor

May the Best Man Win: 9781250625120: Ellor, ZR: Books - Amazon.com

 

Better Nate Than Ever by Tim Federle

Better Nate Than Ever (Better Nate Than Ever, #1)

 

The Breakaways by Cathy G. Johnson

The Breakaways by Cathy G. Johnson

 

Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel

Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel

 

Prince & Knight by Daniel Haack and Stevie Lewis

Prince & Knight by Daniel Haack, illustrated by Stevie Lewis

 

This One Summer by Mariko Tamaki and Jillian Tamaki

This One Summer by Mariko Tamaki and Jillian Tamaki

 

Jack of Hearts (and Other Parts) by L.C. Rosen

Jack of Hearts (and Other Parts) by L.C. Rosen

 

I Wish You All the Best by Mason Deaver

I Wish You All the Best (I Wish You All the Best, #1)

Openly Straight by Bill Konigsberg

 

Cemetery Boys by Aiden Thomas

Cemetery Boys: 9781250250469: Thomas, Aiden: Books - Amazon.com

Lawn Boy by Jonathan Evison

Lawn Boy by Jonathan Evison

 

All Boys Aren't Blue by George M. Johnson

 

My Lesbian Experience With Loneliness by Nagata Kabi

 

Love Me For Who I Am by Kata Konayama

Love Me for Who I Am - Wikipedia

 

The Bride Was A Boy by Chii

 

The Times I Knew I Was Gay by Eleanor Crewes

 

This Is Our Rainbow: 16 Stories of Her, Him, Them, and Us by Katherine Locke and Nicole Melleby

 

Out of the Blue by Jason June

 

Bumbling into Body Hair – A Transsexual’s Memoir by Everett Maroon

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Redefining Realness:  My Path to Womanhood, Liberty, Love & So Much More by Janet Mock

 

Transgender History (Seals Studies) by Susan Stryker

 

The Transgender Studies Reader by Susan Stryker and Stephen Whittle

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The Transgender Studies Reader 2 by Susan Stryker and Stephen Whittle

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Transgender Emergence:  Therapeutic Guidelines for Working with Gender-Variant People and Their Families by Arlene Istar Lev, LCWS, CASAC

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Transition and Beyond, Observations on Gender Identity by Reid Vanderburgh

 

 

GenderQueer:  Voices from Beyond the Sexual Binary by Joan Nesle, Clare Howell & Riki Wilchins

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My New Gender Workbook:  A Step-by-Step Guide to Achieving World Peace by Kate Bornstein

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Life Songs:  A Genderqueer Memoir by Audrey MC

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Queer Theory, Gender Theory – An Instant Primer by Riki Williams

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Nobody Passes:  Rejecting the Rules of Gender and Conformity by Matt Bernstein Sycamore

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Trans Love:  Radical Sex, Love & Relationships Beyond the Gender Binary by Morty Diamond

 

Excluded:  Making Feminist and Queer Movements More Inclusive by Julia Serano

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Queer Theories (Transitions) by Donald E. Hall

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Transposes, a graphic novel by Dylan Edwards

 

Trans Bodies, Trans Selves: A Resource for the Transgender Community,
edited by Laura Erickson-Schroth

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Letters for My Brothers: Transitional Wisdom in Retrospect
edited by Megan M. Rohrer and Zander Keig

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Manning Up: Transsexual Men on Finding Brotherhood, Family, and Themselves
by Zander Keig & Mitch Kelloway

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FTM: Female-to-Male Transsexuals in Society, by Holly Devor

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Hung Jury: Testimonies of Genital Surgery by Transsexual Men
by Trystan Theosophus Cotten

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Notes for a Bisexual Revolution by Shiri Eisner

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The Horizontal Poet by Jan  Steckel

 

Becoming  Visible: Counseling Bisexuals Across the Lifespan
by Beth Firestein

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Queerer Theory: Notes and Reflections From a
Male-Identified  Bisexual  by Patrick Richards Fink

 

Bi America: Myths,
Truths, And Struggles Of An Invisible Community by William Burleson

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Opening Up: A Guide to Creating and Sustaining Open Relationships
by Tristan Taormino

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Bisexuality in the Ancient World by Eva Cantarella

Bisexuality in the Ancient World

 

In One Person: A Novel by John Irving

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Bi Men: Coming Out Every Which Way by Ron Jackson Suresha and Pete Chwany

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Balancing on the Mechitza: Transgender in Jewish Community by Noach Dzmura

Queering the Text: Biblical, Medieval, and Modern Jewish Stories by
Andrew Ramer

Torah Queeries: Weekly Commentaries on the Hebrew Bible, edited by Gregg Drinkwater, Joshua Lesser, David Shneer

 

Like Bread on the Seder Plate: Jewish Lesbians and the Transformation of Tradition by Rebecca Alpert

Mentsh: On Being Jewish and Queer edited by Angela Brown

 

A Rainbow Thread: An Anthology of Queer Jewish Texts from the First Century to 1969, edited by Noam Sienna with Foreword by Judith Plaskow

 

Flamer by Mike Curato

Flamer: 9781627796415: Curato, Mike, Curato, Mike: Books - Amazon.com

 

Meet Cute Diary by Emery Lee

 

Jay's Gay Agenda by Jason June 

Jay's Gay Agenda: 9780063015159: June, Jason: Books - Amazon.com

 

Given by Natsuki Kizu

 

A Cup of Water Under My Bed: A Memoir by Daisy Hernández

A Cup of Water Under My Bed: A Memoir: 9780807062920: Hernandez, Daisy:  Books - Amazon.com

 

Technically, You Started It by Lana Wood Johnson

Mooncakes by Suzanne Walker and Wendy Xu

 

Nimona by ND Stevenson

Nimona: 9780062278227: Stevenson, Noelle, Stevenson, Noelle: Books -  Amazon.com

 

The Prince and the Dressmaker by Jen Wang 

The Prince and the Dressmaker: 9781626723634: Wang, Jen: Books - Amazon.com

 

The Magic Fish by Trung Le Nguyen

The Magic Fish by Trung Le Nguyen: 9780593125298 | PenguinRandomHouse.com:  Books

 

Check, Please! book 1 by Ngozi Ukazu