Trans reading list

The following is a selection of relevant books and journal articles on transgender issues. Please email our Library and Information Services Manager if you have a suggestion for a book or journal article to add to this list.

a:gender (2007), Gender Identity and Employment Monitoring: A Transsexual/Transgender/Intersex Perspective, London: Home Office.

Balarajan, M, Gray, M, Mitchell, M. (2011) Monitoring equality: developing a gender identity, Research Report 75, Manchester: Equality and Human Rights Commission.

Barclay, J. M. and Scott, L. J. (2006), ‘Transsexuals and Workplace Diversity: A Case of “Change Management”’, Personnel Review, 35 (4), pp. 487-502.

Burns, C. (2004), Transsexual People and the Press: Collected Opinions from Transsexual People Themselves, Stockport: Press for Change.

Burns, C. (2005), A Basis for Evaluating Care Approaches and Services for Trans People, Stockport:

Burns, C. (2006), Not so much a Care Path… More a Steeplechase, Stockport: Press for Change.

Devor, A. H. (2004), ‘Witnessing and Mirroring: A Fourteen Stage Model of Transsexual Identity Formation’, Journal of Gay and Lesbian Psychotherapy, 8, pp. 41- 67.

Ekins, R. and King, D. (eds.) (1996), Blending Genders: Social Aspects of Crossdressing and Sex-changing, Oxford: Routledge.

Equality and Human Rights Commission (2010) Not just another statistic: life in Wales for transgender people, Manchester: Equality and Human Rights Commission.

Gender Identity Research and Education Society (2008), Gender Dysphoria, Transsexualism and Transgenderism: Incidence, Prevalence and Growth in the UK and the Implications for the Commissioners and Providers of Healthcare, Ashtead: GIRES.

HM Government (2010) Working for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality, London: Government Equalities Office.

Hill, D and Willoughby, B (2005) ‘The Development and Validation of the Genderism and Transphobia Scale’, Sex Roles, 53 (7-8), pp 531-544.

Hines, S. (2010a) ‘A Pathway to Diversity?: Human Rights, Citizenship and Politics of Transgender’ in K. Kollman and M. Waites (eds.) The Global Politics of LGBT Human Rights, Routledge.

Hines, S., Sanger, T (eds) (2010) Transgender Identities: Towards a Social Analysis of Gender Diversity. Abingdon: Routledge.

Hines, S (2009a) TransForming Gender: Transgender Practices of Identity and Intimacy, Bristol: Policy Press.

Hines, S. (2009b) ‘A Pathway to Diversity?: Human Rights, Citizenship and Politics of Transgender’ Contemporary Politics, 15 (1), pp. 87-102.

Home Office (2000), Report of the Interdepartmental Working Group on Transsexual People, Home Office: 69, London: Home Office.

Jeffreys, S. (2008), ‘They Know it When they See it: The UK Gender Recognition Act 2004’, British Journal of Politics & International Relations, 10 (2), pp. 328-345.

Joshi, M. (2004), ‘K.B. v National Health Service Pensions Agency and the Secretary of State for Health: The Influence of Human Rights Law in Protecting Transsexuals from Employment Discrimination’, Law & Sexuality: A Review of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Legal Issues, 13, pp. 739-751.

Johnson, J (2010) Recognition of the nonhuman: the psychological minefield of transgender inequality in the law, Law and Psychology Review, 34, 153-164.

Kenagy, G. P. (2005), ‘Transgender Health: Findings from Two Needs Assessment Studies in Philadelphia’, Health and Social Work, 31 (1), pp. 19-26.

Kollman, K, Waites, M. (2009) The global politics of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender human rights: an introduction, Contemporary Politics, 15(1), pp.1-17.

Lombardi, E. L., Wilchins, R. A., Priesing, D. and Malouf, D. (2001) ‘Gender Violence: Transgender Experiences with Violence and Discrimination’, Journal of Homosexuality, 42 (1), pp. 89-101.

Maguen, S., Shipherd, J. C., Harris, H. N. and Welch, L. P. (2007) ‘Prevalence and Predictors of Disclosure of Transgender Identity’, International Journal of Sexual Health, 19 (1), pp. 3-13.

Meezan, W. Martin, J.I (2009) Handbook of research with lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender populations, Abingdon: Routledge.

Metcalf, H, Rolfe, H. (2010) Barriers to employers in developing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender-friendly workplaces, London: National Institute for Economic and Social Research.

Mitchell, M. and Howarth, C. Trans Research Review (2009) Manchester: Equality and Human Rights Commission.

Monro, S. (2003) ‘Transgender Politics in the UK’, Critical Social Policy, 29 (4), pp.33-452.

Moran, L. J. and Sharpe, A. N. (2004), ‘Violence, Identity and Policing: The Case of Violence against Transgender People’, Criminal Justice, 4 (4): 395:417.

Morton, J. (2008), Transgender Experiences in Scotland: Research Summary Edinburgh: Scottish Transgender Alliance.

Rankin, S et al (2010) Public bodies and the public sector duties relating to transsexual and transgender people: report of findings and case studies, Manchester: Equality and Human Rights Commission.

Reed, B., Rhodes, S., Schofield, P. and Wylie, K (2009) Gender Variance in the UK: Prevalence, Incidence, Growth and Geographic Distribution, Ashtead: Gender Identity Research in Education Society.

Reed, R. (2005) ‘Transsexuals and European Human Rights Law’, Journal of Homosexuality, 48 (3), pp. 49-90.

Russell, K, (2010), Law and best practice for transsexual employees, Employment Law Journal, September, pp.13-15.

Schilt, K. and Connell, C. (2007), ‘Do Workplace Gender Transitions Make Gender Trouble?’ Gender, Work & Organization, 14 (6), pp. 596-618.

Schonfield, S, and Gardner, C. (2008), Survey of Patient Satisfaction with Transgender Services, London: NHS.

Sharpe, A.N. (2001) Transgender jurisprudence: dysphoric bodies of law, London: Cavendish Publishing.

Stonewall (2007), Sexual Orientation Research Review London: Equalities Review.

Tee, N., and Hegarty, P. (2006), Predicting opposition to the rights of trans persons in the United Kingdom, Journal of Community and Applied Social Psychology, 16, pp. 70-80.

Tirohl, B. (2007), ‘A Study of the Rights of Cross-Dressers in the UK’, Journal of Gender Studies, 16 (3), pp. 277-289.

Trotter, R (2010) Transgender Discrimination and the Law, Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 3(2), pp. 55-60.

Whittle, S. (2002) Respect and equality: transsexual and transgender rights, London: Cavendish Publishing.

Whittle, S, Turner, L, Al-Alami, M. (2007) Engendered penalties: transgender and transsexual people's experiences of inequality and discrimination, London and Manchester : Press for Change/Manchester Metropolitan University.

Whittle, S. and Turner, L. (2007) 'Sex Changes'? Paradigm Shifts in 'Sex' and 'Gender' Following the Gender Recognition Act?, Sociological Research Online, 12 (1).

David Sparrow

Library and Information Services Manager

Last updated: 07 May 2018