Book Recommendations

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What happens when a sex educator and an accountant suddenly co-own a sex toy shop?  Sexiness!

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Author of the "What it's Like" column explores the experiences of folks with marginalized sexual practices

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Trans folks fight an army of TERFS to survive in a world where too much T turns you into a cannibal sex fiend

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What's going on in our bodies and brains when we are living through heartbreak?

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Therapists:  Learn a structured approach to more satisfying, mindful, embodied sex

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Forget what you think you know about fairy tales...

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How sexism and racism in healthcare kill women

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Exploring the damage done when we try to "pray the gay away."

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Using Imago Therapy techniques to get the sex you want!

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Meet forgotten advocates from the Gilded Age who fought for womens' rights to control their own bodies

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A memoir of womanhood in America in seven (body) parts

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A must-read for mental health professionals

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In their debut novel Mandelo asks:  What if you didn't realize you were in love with your best friend until they were dead?

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The tale of the trans grandchild of Katrina VanTassel and Brom Bones

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A challenge to the whitewashed history of feminism

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An inside look at how powerful systems silence folks who are victimized

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Support for female-identified survivors of childhood sexual abuse

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A memoir about surviving intimate partner violence

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Get your hands on all of faer books!  Gender diverse characters and examining of painful issues.

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Also check out Dear Ijeawele!

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Insights from the internet about what we're up to sexually

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A trans hero, written by a trans author, based on trans history.  I love this author.  Read all of their books!

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Everything she writes is marvelous!

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Learn all about the vulva and it's accompanying parts!

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Raising a child of any gender?  

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Spinsterhood.  An amazing, empowering life.

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After you read this, you're going to want to follow ALL of the authors in this anthology!

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An in depth look into some very scary subcultures

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Is your feminism intersectional?  Probably not as much as it could be, but you can work on it!

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Radical self love...AND she has a workbook!

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Also check out Girls & Sex, and all her other books!

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Thinking critically about Bestiality and Zoophilia

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Memoir of a couple living and loving with HIV/AIDS

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Jones describes growing up in and breaking free from a religious cult rife with sexual abuse

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Step inside the Red Tent

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Clinical approaches to trans sexualities and erotic embodiments

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Imagine a United States in which same gender marriage was the norm...

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The story of a trans hero based on British folklore

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The most disturbing novel I've read in a LONG time explores unrealistic standards for motherhood.

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Explore the history of trans medical and mental health care.  Challenge your beliefs about existing EBM.

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Bowen introduces us to trap feminism, and lots of other vocabulary

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Queer historical fiction full of magic and sexiness!

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Owen writes YA novels full of same sex couples, nonbinary folks, and characters that challenge gender roles.

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An exploration of womens' lives in a country where abortion is criminalized

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Fall in love with queer historical romance.  Read anything by Cat Sebastian!

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A look inside the experiences of a survivor and the failures of our criminal justice system

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Explore how white feminism has become a weapon of white supremacy and the patriarchy

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Erotic blood drinker steampunk series with great consent and respect for boundaries

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A story of love, family, and finding where/with whom you belong

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An awfully handy book if you have a clitoris!

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An exploration of sexual safety on college campuses

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Challenging how we think about infidelity

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Exploring the dichotomy of domesticity and sexual desire

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And she has a new book out!

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Get busy in your antiracist journey.  Read ALL of his amazing books!

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Start with her book about rape culture, then read the rest of her work!

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Challenging what we think we know about domestic abuse

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I am in love with this novel that trans and queer author K. M. Szpara describes as "really gay."

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STIs have never seemed so friendly

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Another powerful feminist voice

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Also check out his film Tough Guise

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Sexy erotic novel exploring the black, gay, online hookup scene

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Erotic short stories by famous authors, published anonymously

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The always amazing Octavia Butler explores gender issues in an awesome Afrofuturist novel

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An erotic novel about sex magic!

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How the heck do you do consensual non-monogamy? Find out here! 

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Queer BIPOC heroines battle oppression and the undead

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A well-known evangelical leader shares what she learned on her journey from Paul to Paula.

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Couples therapists:  Learn how to work with sexual issues in therapy

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Learn about period poverty, menstrual justice, and fighting period stigma!

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Beams explores consequences of the time-honored tradition of doubting the bodies and minds of women and girls

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Compassionate evaluation and treatment for folks struggling with OCSB

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Thoughts about porn, having sex with your students, whether men have a "right to sex," and more.

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What do we fantasize about?  Is it "normal?"  How do we talk to our partners about our fantasies?

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Are you a MH professional who needs to learn more about consensual nonmonogamy?  Here you go!

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A black lesbian vampire classic

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Octavia Butler gives us sexually fluid vampires with much negotiation of boundaries and consent

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A reconstruction of feminism that centers women of color

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A Wild West themed fantasy series with a trans hero that tackles issues of race, sexuality, gender, and MONSTERS

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Definitely check out her TedTalk and her videos and podcasts.

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An exploration of what the heck we all "do" sexually

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An LGBT Elder interviews HER LGBT Elders 

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Go out and read all of her books, RIGHT NOW!  Seriously.  She is amazing.

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Learn all about penises from a penis doctor!

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Read all of her books to immerse yourself in one of today's feminist voices.

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White folks, let's figure this out!

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A novel that takes us inside a closed cultural world and the domestic abuse it can conceal

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What can you accomplish with your "louding voice?"

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An inside look into the experiences of a survivor of predatory sexual behavior by a powerful adult toward a child

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Also the author of other awesome books such as "Bad Feminist"

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This IS a witch hunt.  We are the witches, and we are hunting you.