ARC Review: Trans Teen Survival Guide | A Handy Guide for Young Trans People

ARC Review: Trans Teen Survival Guide | A Handy Guide for Young Trans People

TITLE: Trans Teen Survival Guide
AUTHOR: Owl and Fox Fisher
SERIES: N/A
RELEASED: September 2018; Jessica Kingsley Publishers
GENRE: Non-Fiction
FORMAT: Paperback

KEY INFO: advice book for young trans people, transitioning, resources
REPRESENTATION:
non-binary, trans men, trans women
CONTENT NOTICES:
use of explicit sexual terms when talking about sex, in-depth information about surgeries and surgical techniques, illustration of a needle and pills (p88), diagram of intermuscular injection (p86)

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ARC Review: Queering Sexual Violence | The Sexual Violence Resource that Everybody Needs to Read

ARC Review: Queering Sexual Violence | The Sexual Violence Resource that Everybody Needs to Read

TITLE: Queering Sexual Violence: Radical Voices from Within the Anti-Violence Movement
AUTHOR: edited by Jennifer Patterson
SERIES: N/A
RELEASED: April 2016; Riverdale Avenue Books
GENRE: Non-fiction
FORMAT: eBook

KEY INFO: non-fiction, anthology, advocacy and activism, radical organizing
REPRESENTATION: queer authors, non-binary, trans women, trans men, cis queer women, women of colour, people of colour, survivors, mental illness (not complete list)
CONTENT NOTICES: pretty much everything you can think of – rape, sexual violence, incest, child abuse, eating disorders, BDSM, institutional violence, suicide attempts, physical violence, racism, racialized violence, neglect, emotional abuse, domestic abuse.

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ARC Review: Yes, You Are Trans Enough | An Empowering Memoir of Self-Love and Self-Acceptance

ARC Review: Yes, You Are Trans Enough | An Empowering Memoir of Self-Love and Self-Acceptance

TITLE: Yes, You Are Trans Enough: My Transition from Self-Loathing to Self-Love
AUTHOR: Mia Violet
SERIES: N/A
RELEASED: June 2017; Jessica Kingsley Publishers
GENRE: Memoir
FORMAT: Physical

KEY INFO: Memoir, Self-Help, LGBTQ education, self-acceptance, empowerment
REPRESENTATION:
Trans Woman
CONTENT NOTICES:
(TBC)

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ARC Review: Gaming Masculinity | A Feminist Analysis of Gaming Bro Culture

ARC Review: Gaming Masculinity | A Feminist Analysis of Gaming Bro Culture

TITLE: Gaming Masculinity: Trolls, Fake Geeks & the Gendered Battle for Online Culture
AUTHOR: Megan Condis
SERIES: N/A
RELEASED: May 2018; University of Iowa Press
GENRE: Non Fiction
FORMAT: e-Book

KEY INFO: Feminist Pop Culture critique, online gaming, gaming culture, gender theory
REPRESENTATION:
Women, People of Colour, LGBTQ
CONTENT NOTICES:
misogyny, sexual harassment, discussion of GamerGate, excerpts of abusive quotes, homophobia, transphobia

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ARC Review: Educated | Mormonism, Abuse and a Young Woman’s Struggle for Education

ARC Review: Educated | Mormonism, Abuse and a Young Woman’s Struggle for Education

TITLE: Educated
AUTHOR: Tara Westover
SERIES: N/A
RELEASED: February 2018; Random House
GENRE: Non Fiction
FORMAT: e-Book

KEY INFO: Memoir, Mormonism, rural America, off-the-grid living, education
REPRESENTATION:
female author, mental illness
CONTENT NOTICES:
emotional abuse, physical abuse, sexual abuse, trauma, severe mental illnesses, controlling and abusive father, gaslighting from parents and brother

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