Trans Affirming Reading Materials

These reading materials offer affirming messages and help for understanding, respecting, and celebrating the diversity of gender experiences. They are separated by category.

Books for Kids

These readings explore gender identity and expression in a way that kids can understand and relate to.

Books for Teens

These readings explore gender identity and expression in a way that teens can understand and relate to.

Gender Identity Workbooks

These workbooks offer structured guides for understanding concepts about gender identity, and activities for exploring your own identity.

Coming Out Mad-Lib

This is a Mad-Libs style template for writing a 'coming out' letter to a loved one.

Supporting Trans Loved Ones

Resources for allies of trans and nonbinary people, such as family members, partners, friends, and residential staff.

Coping With Oppression

A guide for identifying, understanding, and coping with oppression. 

PUBLISHED BY THE ICARUS PROJECT

Trans Authors

This page features readings written by trans and nonbinary authors.

Zines

A collection of zines created by and/or for the trans and nonbinary community.