Biography, Memoirs & Letters

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Sylvia and Marsha Start a Revolution!

The Story of the Trans Women of Color Who Made LGBTQ+ History

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A picture book about the trans women of colour who started an LGBTQ+ revolution.

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XOXY

A Memoir (Intersex Woman, Mother, Activist)

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Jessic Kingley Publishers

This provocative and life-affirming memoir, by one of the world's foremost intersex activists, charts the author's journey from discovering she is intersex through to self-acceptance and becoming an international human rights defender, and the impact this has had on her personal and family life.

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Dear Alzheimer's

A Diary of Living with Dementia

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Capturing Keith Oliver's journey from diagnosis to the present day, this empowering book combines reflective diary entries with retrospective pieces to provide a unique insight into life with dementia.

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Weight Expectations

One Man's Recovery from Anorexia

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Dave Chawner, an award-winning stand-up comic, tells his story of recovering from anorexia and provides guidance for those in similar situations.

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He’s Always Been My Son

A Mother’s Story about Raising Her Transgender Son

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

An uplifting and supportive memoir of one family’s journey raising a transgender son, from birth through to adulthood.

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The Recovery Letters

Addressed to People Experiencing Depression

Afterword by Tom Couser; Edited by James Withey and Olivia Sagan
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This anthology of inspirational, heartfelt letters, written by people recovering from depression, is addressed to those who are currently affected by it.

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Fitting In

Jessica Kingsley Publishers
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Take It as a Compliment

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

A collective graphic memoir telling real life stories of sexual abuse, violence and harassment and a call to action for change.

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Shorts

Stories about Alcohol, Asperger Syndrome, and God

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Insightful, warm-hearted and hilarious stories from a recovering alcoholic woman with Asperger’s syndrome.

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The Looked After Kid, Revised Edition

My Life in a Children’s Home

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Placed in care at an early age, Paolo Hewitt vividly describes his early life spent with an abusive foster family before he is moved to Burbank children's home aged 10. There he meets a gang of inspiring children who are outsiders just like him, and together they struggle to create a life for themselves.

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