I wrote these books for you. Please read them.


Gender Outlaw: On Men, Women, and the Rest of Us 

Part coming-of-age story, part mind-altering manifesto on gender and sexuality, Gender Outlaw breaks all the rules and leaves the reader forever changed.




A Queer and Pleasant Danger: The true story of a nice Jewish boy who joins the Church of Scientology, and leaves twelve years later to become the lovely lady she is today. 

The subtitle says it all!




My New Gender Workbook: A Step-by-Step Guide to Achieving World Peace Through Gender Anarchy and Sex Positivity

Cultural theorists have written loads of smart but difficult-to-fathom texts on gender theory, but most fail to provide a hands-on, accessible guide for those trying to sort out their own sexual identities. My Gender Workbook, brings theory down to Earth and provides a practical approach to living with or without a gender.



Hello Cruel World: 101 Alternatives to Suicide for Teens, Freaks and Other Outlaws

A one-of-a-kind guide to staying alive outside the box, Hello, Cruel World is a much-needed unconventional approach to life for those who want to stay on the edge, but alive.

Hello, Cruel World features a catalog of 101 alternatives to suicide that range from the playful (moisturize!), to the irreverent (shatter some family values), to the highly controversial. Designed to encourage readers to give themselves permission to unleash their hearts’ harmless desires, the book has only one directive: “Don’t be mean.”

GenderOutlawsNextGenGender Outlaws: The Next Generation

Kate, together with writer, raconteur, and theater artist S. Bear Bergman, collects and contextualizes the work of this generation’s trans and genderqueer forward thinkers — new voices from the stage, on the streets, in the workplace, in the bedroom, and on the pages and websites of the world’s most respected mainstream news sources. Gender Outlaws includes essays, commentary, comic art, and conversations from a diverse group of trans-spectrum people who live and believe in barrier-breaking lives.


Nearly Roadkill: An Infobahn Gender Adventure

By Kate Bornstein and Caitlin Sullivan

What-appears-to-be Boy meets what-appears-to-be Girl in the world of the Net where any persona–and any gender–can be created. They pose as a host of different personalities, switiching identities and genders as quickly as they create passwords. Named Scratch and Winc, these two genderless beings cybersurf into the various worlds of the Net as they fight government intervention in the last free frontier.