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Transgender fiction

  • Fiction about the transgender experience.

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  • Form

    • Transgender fiction
  • Variants

    • Trans fiction
  • Broader Terms

  • Closely Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

  • Sources

    • found: Work cat.: Boys like her : transfictions, 1998.
    • found: Christian, M. Transgender erotica : trans figures, ©2006(subj. hdgs.: Erotic stories, American; Transgender people--Fiction)
    • found: Adler, D. 10 great YA novels with transgender/nonbinary main characters, via BNTeenblog, July 28, 2017, viewed on Mar. 13, 2018(trans lit; trans main characters)
    • found: McClurg, J. Transgender themes enter teen fiction, via USA today online, Aug. 7, 2016, viewed on Mar. 13, 2018(2016 is shaping up to be the year trans teen fiction achieves breakout visibility; only now are fictional trans stories reaching critical mass; teen trans fiction; search for acceptance and love search is a common theme in these novels; teenage trans characters deal with parental discord and divorce (usually the moms are loving and the dads are distant and disapproving), bullying, suicide attempts and "passing" (often the characters are in a new high school and must decide whether to reveal they are trans). And they navigate hot-button issues like taking hormones and using school or public bathrooms; transgender fiction)
    • found: Popular trans fiction books, via Goodreads website, Mar. 13, 2018(trans fiction)
    • found: Popular transgender fiction books, via Goodreads website, Mar. 13, 2018(transgender fiction)
    • found: Transgender fiction - Seattle Public Library, via Seattle Public Library website, Mar. 13, 2018("Seattle Public Library carries an assortment of transgender-themed fiction books. This list is a sample of some of the more recent titles for adults.")
    • found: Collection building, v. 23, issue 3 (2004):p. 133 (lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender fiction for teens; young adult fiction with gay, lesbian, bisexual and/or transgender content)
  • General Notes

    • Fiction about the transgender experience.
  • Change Notes

    • 2018-03-13: new
    • 2018-06-15: revised
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