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    Before I Had the Words
    On Being a Transgender Young Adult
    By Skylar Kergil
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    At the beginning of his physical transition from female to male, then-seventeen-year-old Skylar Kergil posted his first video on YouTube. In the months and years that followed, he recorded weekly update videos about the physical and emotional changes he experienced. Skylar's openness and positivity attracted... [READ MORE]
    Shattering Silences
    New Approaches to Healing Survivors of Rape and Bringing Their Assailants to Justice
    By Christopher Johnston
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Every two minutes someone in the US is sexually assaulted, and each year there are nearly 300,000 victims of sexual assault. But victims are no longer silent, and new practices by police, prosecutors, nurses, and rape crisis professionals are resulting in more humane and compassionate treatment of victims... [READ MORE]
    The End of White World Supremacy
    Four Speeches
    By Malcolm X, Introduction by Imam Benjamin Karim
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Malcolm X remains a touchstone figure for black America and in American culture at large. He gave African Americans not only their consciousness but their history, dignity, and a new pride. No single individual can claim more important responsibility for a sociological and historical leap forward such... [READ MORE]
    The Selfie Generation
    How Our Self-Images Are Changing Our Notions of Privacy, Sex, Consent, and Culture
    By Alicia Eler
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Whether it's Kim Kardashian uploading picture after picture to Instagram or your roommate posting a mid-vacation shot to Facebook, selfies receive mixed reactions. But are selfies more than, as many critics lament, a symptom of a self-absorbed generation? Millennial Alicia Eler's The Selfie Generation... [READ MORE]
    Growing Up in a Lesbian Home
    By Lara Lillibridge
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    An honest, unfiltered memoir about a girl with an unconventional family. “The story everyone wants to hear isn’t the story I want to tell.” Lara Lillibridge grew up with two moms—an experience that shaped and scarred her at the same time. Told from the perspective of “Girl,” Lillibridge’s memoir is the... [READ MORE]
    You and Your Gender Identity
    A Guide to Discovery
    By Dara Hoffman-Fox, Foreword by Zinnia Jones, Foreword by Sam Dylan Finch, Foreword by Zander Keig
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Are you wrestling with questions surrounding your gender that just don’t seem to go away? Do you want answers to questions about your gender identity, but aren’t sure how to get started?In this groundbreaking guide, Dara Hoffman-Fox, LPC—accomplished gender therapist and thought leader whose articles,... [READ MORE]
    Accessing the Media
    How to Get Good Press
    By Jill Osborn
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Accessing the Media takes the reader behind the scenes to understand how best to work with press to get publicity. Perfect for politicians, business leaders, lobbyists, and media junkies, this reference provides an insider's look at how the modern newsroom works, detailing the different roles of reporters,... [READ MORE]
    The Frighteners
    A Journey through Our Cultural Fascination with the Macabre
    By Peter Laws
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    For fans of Mary Roach and Jon Ronson, this illuminating journey written by an ordained minister seeks to uncover the reasons we are drawn to the morbid side of life.... [READ MORE]
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