Support and Information Links

Following are various Internet web sites, books and other resources of interest to the transgender community. This list is not exhaustive, just a beginning. These links do not necessarily represent the opinions of Tiffany Club or our members. Please contact us at with suggestions for this page.

News, Support and Social Sites

TG Forum – Weekly transgender news online

Laura’s Playground – A transgender support and discussion forum

Susan’s Place – Transgender resources and forum

Pink Essence – A transgender social network

TRUessence – A more private and less MTF-oriented version of Pink Essence

Personal Sites and Blogs

Transsexual Road Map – Lots of information about transitioning

Andrea James – The person behind TSRoadMap and lots more

Lynn Conway – A highly successful early pioneer

Transsexual Women’s Successes – Also by Lynn Conway

Donna Rose – Another well known trans author

Renee Reyes – Insight into “admirers” and lots more

Beck’s Cafe – A blog by TCNE’s Rebecca

Venus Envy – A trans comic strip

Other Web Sites and Resources

University of Victoria Libraries Transgender Archives

The Chic Fashionista – Fashion advice for all sorts of women

Gender Identity Issues and Addiction

Two-Spirit Resource Directory

Male Privilege and Transitioning From a Fat Woman to a Fat Man

X-Treme Tshuva: Gender Transition as Spiritual Renovation

Lessons from the Human Right Campaign’s Youth Survey

Autobiographical Books

My Husband Betty – Helen Boyd

My Husband Wears My Clothes – Peggy Rudd

She’s Not There: A Life in Two Genders – Jennifer Boylan (widely read)

Dress Codes: Of Three Girlhoods – Noelle Howey (written by a daughter)

I’m Your Daughter Too – R. Madison Amato (written by distraught mother)

Wrapped In Blue – Donna Rose (how not to rush into things)

Gender Outlaw – Kate Bornstein (a well-known classic)

Whipping Girl – Julia Serano (opinion blended with a personal story)

Mark 947 – Calpernia Addams (a sad but true story made into a movie)

Alice in Genderland – Richard Novic (pushing the cross-dressing envelope)

Undercover Girl: Growing Up Transgender – Jill Davidson (not just childhood)

Conundrum – Jan Morris (an upper-class English writer transitions in 1972)

Christine Jorgensen: A Personal Autobiography (she started it all)

Tranny Tales: Personal Stories of Gender Transition – Marcus & Weckman

Bumbling into Body Hair – Everett Maroon (an FTM story written with humor)

Redefining Realness – Janet Mock (a young woman transitions as a teenager)

Memoirs of a Transsexual Call Girl – Dee Dee Jackson (fun and well written)

No! Maybe? Yes! Living My Truth – Grace Stevens (more than autobiography)

Other Books

True Selves – Mildred Brown (often suggested for family and friends when “coming out” but maybe a bit dated)

The Transgender Guidebook – Anne Boedecker (newer and fairly exhaustive)

Transgender 101 – Nicholas Teich (a concise overview for non-trans readers)

The Lazy Crossdresser – Charles Anders

On The Couch With Dr. Angello: A Guide To Raising & Supporting Transgender Youth (Amazon Kindle)

The Transsexual Scientist – Dana Bevin (research summary + autobiography)