LOFT Library

The LOFT Library is a lending library with over 6,000 LGBTQ+-related books, films and reference materials.

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The LOFT Library is open weekdays when the center is open, and on some weekend hours. Checking out materials from The LOFT Library is a LOFT Membership Benefit.  To learn more about becoming a LOFT Member click here.

Books can be checked out for 1 month and films can be checked out for 1 week.

The LOFT Library uses the website LibraryThing.com to catalog its collection.

Click here to search The LOFT's collection of materials.

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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]


He's My Daughter: A Mother's Journey to Acceptance
by Lynda Langley


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


Transmen & FTMs – Identities, Bodies, Genders & Sexualities
 by Jason Cromwell

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The Testosterone Files – My Hormonal and Social Transformation from Female to Male
 
by Max Wolf Valerio


Teeny Weenies – and Other Short Subjects
 by Matt Kailey

 

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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Just Add Hormones: An Insider’s Guide to the Transsexual Experience
by Matt Kailey

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

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I Am Jazz, by Jessica Herthel

 

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

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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

Transgender and Jewish by Naomi Zeveloff

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