General Resources



The Transgender Child – Stephanie A. Brill and Rachel Pepper

Gender Outlaw – Kate Bornstein

My Gender Workbook – Kate Bornstein

My New Gender Workbook – Kate Bornstein

Feminism is for Everybody – bell hooks

Redefining Realness – Janet Mock

Gender Trouble – Judith Butler

Trans Bodies, Trans Selves – Laura Erickson-Schroth

The Social Justice Advocate’s Handbook: A Guide to Gender – Sam Killermann

Gender Born, Gender Made: Raising Healthy Gender-Nonconforming Children –

Diane Ehrensaft PhD

Transgender 101 – Nicholas M. Teich

Fun Home - Alison Bechdel

The New Gay Teenager - Ritch Savin-Williams

Uprooting Racism - Paul Kivel

Waking Up White - Debby Irving

White Like Me - Tim Wise

Everyday Anti-Racism - Mica Pollock

Whistling Vivaldi - Claude Steele

Raising Race Questions - Ali Michael

Teaching to Transgress - bell hooks

Pedagogy of the Oppressed - Paulo Freire

The Laramie Project - Moises Kaufman

And the Band Played On - Randy Shilts

Beyond Heroes and Holidays - Enid Lee, Deborah Menkart, Margo Okazawa-Rey

Privilege, Power, and Difference - Allan G. Johnson

The History of White People - Nell Irvin Painter

Everyday White People Confront Racial & Social Injustice - Eddie Moore, Jr.,

Marguerite W. Penick-Parks, Ali Michael

Seeding the Process of Multicultural Education: An Anthology - Cathy L. Nelson,

Kim A. Wilson

Promoting Racial Literacy in Schools: Differences That Make a Difference -

Howard C. Stevenson

Bad Feminist - Roxane Gay

Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? - Beverly Daniel

Tatum, PH.D.

Readings for Diversity and Social Justice - Maurianne Adams, Warren J.

Blumenfeld, Carmelita Castañeda, Heather W. Hackman, Madeline L. Peters,

Ximena Zúñiga

Teaching for Diversity and Social Justice - Maurianne Adams, Lee Anne Bell, Pat


Quiet - Susan Cain

Playing in the Dark: Whiteness and the Literary Imagination - Toni Morrison

Diversity Work in Independent Schools: The Practice and The Practitioner - Gene


Red: A Crayon’s Story - Michael Hall

Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America - Barbara Ehrenreich

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks - Rebecca Skloot

Working Toward Whiteness: How America’s Immigrants Became White - David R.


White Privilege - Paula S. Rothenberg

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian - Sherman Alexie

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time - Mark Haddon

Videos: – “Understanding Sexuality

and Gender Diversity” – “Beyond the Gender Binary:

Yee Won Chong at TEDxRainier” – Jackson Katz “Violence

against women – it’s a men’s issue” - “Are You Still A Slave?

Liberating the Black Female Body” A Conversation with bell hooks at the New

School – Laverne Cox on Bullying

and Being a Trans Woman of Color - Chimamanda

Ngozi Adichie “We Should All Be Feminists”

language=en Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie “The Danger of a Single Story”


?language=en Ash Beckham “We Are All Hiding Something. Let’s Find the

Courage to Open Up.” - “Cracking the Codes: The

System of Racial Inequity” - “Making Whiteness Visible” - “Unequal Opportunity

Race” - “People Like Us”