Welcome to our resources page! Translate advocates self-determination through thoughtful self-education; we hope you will take advantage of the websites, organizations and bibliographies provided below. Our resources page is divided into two sections: trans/gender & queer and social change & activism. Both sections provide the framework for you to educate your self not only about concerns specific to trans and/or gender non-conforming individuals, but broader concerns of oppression based on race, economic status, class, age, size, ability, citizenship, education, employment status, national origin, and religion.
This is a movement toward self-determination – we encourage you to find your space in it!
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TRANS/GENDER & QUEER
ORGANIZATIONS AND INTERNET
Political/Educational Groups, Organizations & List-Servs
- BlackAndPink.org (online resource), Website that provides space to organize, learn and look at our queer family in prison while creating new stories that represent what being radical and queer can mean.
- DC Trans Coalition (Washington, DC), United to improve the lives of trans people in our nation's capital.
- The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Youth Support Project (GLYS) (Brockton, MA), Training and technical assistance for providers and educators who support GLBT Youth.
- The Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN) (various chapter locations), Organization that envisions a future in which every child learns to respect and accept all people, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression.
- Gender Public Advocacy Coalition (Washington, DC), Works to ensure that classrooms, communities, and workplaces are safe for everyone to learn, grow, and succeed – whether or not they meet expectations for masculinity and femininity.
- Gender.Org (Georgia), The Gender Education & Advocacy website focused on the needs, issues and concerns of gender variant people in human society.
- International Foundation for Gender Education (Waltham, MA), Advocates for freedom of gender expression by promoting the understanding and acceptance of all people.
- Keshet (Boston, MA), Working for the full inclusion of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender Jews in Jewish life.
- Kvisa Shchora/Black Laundry A direct action group of lesbians, gays, bisexuals, transpeople and others against the occupation and for social justice.
- Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition (Boston, MA), Dedicated to ending discrimination on the basis of gender identity and expression.
- National Center for Transgender Equality (Washington, DC), Dedicated to advancing the equality of transgender people through advocacy, collaboration and empowerment.
- National Gay and Lesbian Task Force: Transgender Civil Rights Project Provides legislative, policy and strategy assistance, including evaluation of legislative and policy language, to activists and organizations working to pass trans-inclusive or transgender-friendly laws and policies.
- National Union of Jewish Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, Queer and Questioning Students (NUJLS) (Washington, DC), Jewish students and young adults of diverse sexual and gender identities who empower their communities and themselves through education, support and outreach.
- RESYST (Pittsburgh, PA), A radical queer youth-based project of the Thomas Merton Center working to unite through the shared struggles our differences create so that we can broaden our foundation to affect positive change.
- Sylvia Rivera Law Project (New York, NY) Works to guarantee that all people are free to self-determine gender identity and expression, regardless of income or race, and without facing harassment, discrimination or violence.
- Transgender Law Center (San Francisco, CA), Working with community members and allies to make California a state in which individuals can all fully and freely express their gender identities and expressions.
- Transgender Law & Policy Institute (Brooklyn, NY), Nonprofit dedicated to engaging in effective advocacy for transgender people in our society.
- TransTorah Helps people of all genders to fully access and transform Jewish tradition, and helps Jewish communities to be welcoming sanctuaries for people of all genders.
Health/Support Groups, Organizations & Centers
- The Attic Youth Center (Philadelphia, PA), Creates opportunities for LGBTQ youth to develop into healthy, independent, civic-minded adults within a safe and supportive community.
- BAGLY (Boston, MA), The Boston Alliance of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Youth provides weekly and monthly social activities and special events for people ages 22 and under.
- Boston GLASS (Boston, MA), A drop-in center for GLBT and questioning young people between the ages of 13 and 25.
- Callen-Lorde Community Health Center (New York, NY), New York City's only primary health care center dedicated to meeting the health care needs of the LGBT communities and people living with HIV/AIDS – regardless of any patient's ability to pay.
- Children of Lesbians and Gays Everywhere (COLAGE) National movement of children, youth, and adults with one or more lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and/or queer parent(s).
- Compass (Boston, MA), New England female-to-male transgender support, information, and social group for people assigned female at birth who feel that is not an accurate or complete description of their gender.
- Dina's List List-serv for Orthodox Jewish transexuals.
- Fenway Community Health: Transgender Health Program (Boston, MA) provides primary medical and mental health care that is sensitive to the needs of people in the transgender spectrum.
- FTMInternational (San Francisco, CA), Serving the Female-to-Male community.
- GALAEI (Philadelphia, PA), Devoted to creating an awareness of the issues that affect Philadelphia’s Latino LGBT communities.
- Hudson s FTM Resource Guide (online resource), Intended to provide information on topics of interest to female-to-male (FTM, F2M) trans men, and their friends and loved ones. Also provides information on grooming and clothing.
- Lifelines Rhode Island (Providence, RI), Grassroots advocacy, education, and support initiative to meet the needs of transgender, transexual, Two Spirit, genderqueer, and intersex (TGI) people in Rhode Island.
- The Mazzoni Center (Philadelphia, PA), Provides quality comprehensive health and wellness services in an LGBT-focused environment, while preserving the dignity and improving the quality of life of the individuals it serves.
- National Center for LGBT Health (Washington, DC), Committed to improving the health and well-being of LGBT individuals and communities through public education, coalition building and advocacy that focus on research, policy, education and training.
- Rainbow Heights Club (Brooklyn, NY), First and only government-funded support and advocacy program that provides direct services to LGBT mental health consumers in New York State.
- The Renaissance Transgender Association, Inc. (Wayne, PA), Support and information for transgender individuals: crossdressers, transvestites, transsexuals.
- The Stonewall Center at UMass-Amherst (Amherst, MA) provides support, advocacy, and programming for LGBT and allied students, staff, and faculty at UMass Amherst and for the larger Pioneer Valley
- TransFamily (Cleveland, OH), Support group for transgender and transexual people, their parents, partners, children, other family members, friends, and supportive others.
- Trans-Health Volunteer-run online magazine providing information on health and fitness for trans people.
- Transgender At Work (online resource), Project that serves as a focal point for addressing workplace issues for transgender individuals.
- Transgender Health Empowerment, Inc. (Washington, DC), Working to enhance health and quality of life for the transgender population.
- Transsexual Roadmap Online "travel guide" to assist individuals in making informed purchasing decisions and in setting realistic, achievable transition goals.
- Transster Online photo repository of female to male (FTM) gender reassignment surgeries.
- Tri-Ess (multiple chapter locations), International social and support group for heterosexual crossdressers, their parents, the spouses of married crossdressers and their families.
- The William Way Community Center (Philadelphia, PA), Seeks to encourage, support, and advocate for the well-being and acceptance of sexual and gender minorities through service, recreational, educational, and cultural programming.
- The World Professional Association for Transgender Health (Minneapolis, MN), Formerly known as the Harry Benjamin International Gender Dysphoria Association, Inc. (HBIGDA) is a professional organization devoted to the understanding and treatment of gender identity disorders.
- First Event Transgender Conference (Boston, MA), Sponsored by the Tiffany Club of New England, First Event welcomes everyone from the Transgender Community and its supporters: crossdressers, transsexuals, intersex individuals, M2Fs, F2Ms, and their significant others.
- Philadelphia Trans-Health Conference (Philadelphia, PA), Brings together transgender and gender-variant people, partners, allies, and healthcare providers for three days of workshops, keynotes, discussion, and networking.
- Southern Comfort (Atlanta, GA), Annual conference for all members and allies of the Gender Community.
- Translating Identity Conference (Burlington, VT), Free conference focusing on transgender communities and gender identities.
- Aliyah: Trans(Per)forming Jewish Ritual, Luke Dzmura (Zeek, 2006)
- Exile and Pride: Disability, Queerness, and Liberation, Eli Clare (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 1999)
- The History of Sexuality: An Introduction, Volume I, Michel Foucault (New York, NY: Vintage Books, 1990)
- Imperial Leather: Race, Gender, and Sexuality in the Colonial Conquest, Anne McClintock (New York, NY: Routledge, 1995)
- Indestructible (Microcosm Publishing)
- The Lesbian and Gay Studies Reader, Henry Abelove et al, eds. (New York, NY: Routledge, 1993)
- Liberation and Transgender Jews Rabbi Ayelet S. Cohen (JewishMosaic, 2006)
- Made In God's Image, Ann Thompson Cook (Washington, DC: Dumbarton United Methodist Church)
- Nationalism & Sexuality: Respectability and Abnormal Sexuality in Modern Europe, George Mosse (New York, NY: Howard Fertig, Inc., 1985)
- Political Inversions: Homosexuality, Fascism & the Modernist Imaginary, Andrew Hewitt (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1996)
- Remember the Fire: Lesbian Sadomasochism in a Post Nazi-Holocaust World, Irene Reti (Santa Cruz, CA: HerBooks, 1986)
- Stories Care Forgot (Microcosm Publishing)
- Transgender Issues Reuben Zellman (2004)
- Trans-Gendered: Theology, Ministry, and Communities of Faith, Rev. Dr. Justin Edward Tanis (Pilgrim Press, 2003)
- Yearning: Race, Gender, and Cultural Politics, bell hooks (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 1990)
- Boy I Am (2006, 72 minutes, USA) While female-to-male transgender visibility has recently exploded in this country, conversations about trans issues in the lesbian community often run into resistance from the many queer women who view transitioning as a “trend” or as an anti-feminist act that taps into male privilege. This documentary examines these arguments.
- Boys Don t Cry (1999, 118 minutes, USA) Film based on the true story of the life of Brandon Teena, who was raped and murdered in December 1993 based on his gender and his gender expression.
- Call Me Malcolm (2005, 90 minutes, USA) Documentary feature about a transgender seminary student, and his struggle with faith, love and gender identity.
- Ma Vie en Rose/My Life In Pink (1997, 88 minutes, Belgium, UK and France) Tells the story of Ludovic, who was born a boy and who consistently insists that he’s supposed to be a girl.
- Orlando (1992, 93 minutes, USA) Based on Virginia Woolf’s novel Orlando: A Biography, young nobleman Orlando is commanded by Queen Elizabeth I to stay forever young. Miraculously, he does just that. pink
- Paris Is Burning (1991, 78 minutes, USA) Documentary film shot in the mid-to-late 1980s that chronicles the ball culture of New York City and the community involved in it.
- Pink Flamingos (1997, 108 minutes, USA) Comedy film about flamboyant drag queen Divine.
- TransGeneration (2005, 8 60-minute episodes, USA) An eight-episode documentary series depicting the lives of four trans college students during the 2004/2005 school year as they attempt to balance college, their social lives, and their struggle to merge their internal and external selves.
Kids' Books with Queer Characters or Content
- Is Your Family Like Mine, Lois Abramchik
- How My Family Came to Be: Daddy, Papa and Me, Andrew R. Aldrich
- While You Were Sleeping, Stephanie Burks
- 123 A Family Counting Book, Bobbi Combs
- ABC A Family Alphabet Book, Bobbi Combs
- Emma and Meesha My Boy: A Two Mom Story, Kaitlyn Taylor Considine
- Jack and Jim, Kitty Crowther
- The Dragon and the Doctor, Barbara Danish
- King & King, De Haan, et al
- King & King & Family, De Haan, et al
- Mama Eat Ant, Yuck, Barbara Lynn Edmonds
- When Grown-Ups Fall in Love, Barbara Lynn Edmonds
- Asha's Mums, Rosamund Elwin, et al
- The Sissy Ducking, Harvey Fierstein
- Molly's Family, Nancy Garden
- Best Best Colors/Los Mejores Colores, Eric Hoffman
- And Tango Makes Three, Peter Parnell, et al
- The Family Book, Todd Parr
- Who's in a Family?, Robert Skutch
- One Dad, Two Dads, Brown Dad, Blue Dads, Johnny Valentine
- The Daddy Machine, Johnny Valentine
- Daddy's Roommate, Michael Willhoite
- Daddy's Wedding, Michael Willhoite
- Transgender Tapestry. Publisher: International Foundation for Gender Education.
(Translate co-founders Shannon Sennott and Hadley Smith were published in Issue 114 with the article "Translating Gender on Women's College Campuses.")
- girl ~ boy (Microcosm Publishing)
- Hatch Mister Sister zine (Microcosm Publishing)
- He, Her, Him: Free, Fer, Frim. zine (Microcosm Publishing)
- .trans.zine! (Winnipeg, Manitoba)
SOCIAL CHANGE & ACTIVISM
ORGANIZATIONS AND INTERNET
- Bikes not Bombs (Boston, MA), Promotes bicycle technology as a concrete alternative to war and environmental destruction.
- Black Radical Congress (St. Louis, MO), Forging a Black Liberation Agenda for the 21st Century.
- The Center for Third World Organizing (Oakland, CA), Radical-justice organization led by people of color whose mission is to achieve social and economic justice.
- Critical Resistance (Oakland, CA and various chapters), Grassroots organization committed to ending society’s use of prisons and policing as an answer to social problems.
- Food Not Bombs (various chapters), An all-volunteer radical movement dedicated to nonviolent social change.
- INCITE! Women of Color Against Violence (Redmond, WA) A national activist organization of radical feminists of color advancing a movement to end violence against women of color and our communities through direct action, critical dialogue and grassroots organizing.
- No More Deaths/No Más Muertes (Tucson, AZ), Organization whose mission is to end death and suffering on the U.S./Mexico border through civil initiative.
- School of the Americas (SOA) Watch (Washington, DC), An independent organization that seeks to close the US Army School of the Americas, under whatever name it is called, through vigils and fasts, demonstrations and nonviolent protest, as well as media and legislative work.
- Student/Farmworker Alliance (Immokalee, FL), A national network of students and youth organizing with farmworkers to eliminate sweatshop conditions and modern-day slavery in the fields.
- United Students Against Sweatshops (Washington, DC), An international student movement of campuses and individual students fighting for sweatshop free labor conditions and workers’ rights.
- World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms (international organization), A worldwide network helping people share more sustainable ways of living; in return for volunteer help, hosts offer food, accommodation and opportunities to learn about organic lifestyles.
- Bridging the Class Divide: And Other Lessons for Grassroots Organizing, Linda Stout (Beacon Press, 1997)
- Color of Violence: The INCITE! Anthology, INCITE! Women of Color Against Violence (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 2006)
- Conquest: Sexual Violence and American Indian Genocide, Andrea Smith (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 2005)
- Consensus: A New Handbook for Grassroots Political, Social, and Environmental Groups, Peter Gelderloos (See Sharp, 2006)
- Food Not Bombs: How to Feed the Hungry and Build Community, C.T. Butler and Keith McHenry (See Sharp, 1998)
- Ideas for Action: Relevant Theory for Radical Change, Cynthia Kaufman (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 2003)
- La Mujer, el SIDA, y el Activismo, ACT UP New York (Cambridge, MA: South end Press, 1990)
- The Modern School Movement: Anarchism and Education in the U.S., Paul Avrich (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1980)
- My Mother Wears Combat Boots: A Parenting Guide for the Rest of Us, Jessica Mills (AK Press, 2007)
- Parecon: Life After Capitalism, Michael Albert (Verso, 2004)
- A People's History of the United States: 1492-Present, Howard Zinn (Harper Perennial, 2003)
- Prime Time Activism: Media Strategies for Grassroots Organizing, Charlotte Ryan (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 1991)
- Realizing the Impossible: Art Against Authority, Erik Reuland and Josh MacPhee, eds. (AK Press, 2007)
- Rebel Bookseller: How to Improvise Your Own Indie Store and Beat Back the Chains, Andrew Laties (Vox Pop, 2005)
- The Revolution Will Not Be Funded: Beyond the Non-Profit Industrial Complex, INCITE! Women of Color Against Violence (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 2007)
- The Revolution Will Not Be Microwaved: Inside America's Underground Food Movements, Sandor Ellix Katz (Chelsea Green, 2006)
- Sovereign Acts, Frances Negrón-Muntaner (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 2009)
- Stir It Up: Lessons in Community Organizing and Advocacy, Rinku Sen (Jossey-Bass, 2003)
- The Trajectory of Change: Activist Strategies for Social Transformation, Michael Albert (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 2002)
- War at Home: Covert Action Against U.S. Activists and What We Can Do About It, Brian Glick (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 1989)
- Women Writing Resistance: Essays on Latin America and the Caribbean, Jennifer Browdy de Hernandez, ed. (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 2004)
- Women, AIDS, and Activism, ACT UP New York, ed. (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 1990)
Critical Race Theory
- This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color, Cherrie Moraga and Gloria Anzaldua, eds. (Kitchen Table-Women of Color Press, 1984)
- American Methods: Torture and the Logic of Domination, Kristian Williams (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 2006)
- Assata: An Autobiography, Assata Shakur (Lawrence Hill Books, 2001)
- Black Geographies and the Politics of Place, Katherine McKittrick, ed. (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 2007)
- Everything But the Burden: What White People Are Taking from Black Culture, Greg Tate (Harlem Moon, 2003)
- Race & The Education of Desire: Foucault's History of Sexuality and the Colonial Order of Things, Ann Laura Stoler (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1995)
- Beauty Secrets: Women and the Politics of Appearance, Wendy Chapkis (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 1986)
- Black Looks: Race and Representation, bell hooks (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 1992)
- Getting Off: Pornography and the End of Masculinity, Robert Jensen (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 2007)
- Homegrown: Engaged Cultural Criticism, bell hooks and Amalia Mesa-Bains (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 2006)
- Left Out: The Politics of Exclusion: Essays 1964-2002, Martin Duberman (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 2002)
- Male Fantasies, Klaus Theweleit (Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 1996)
- Medicine Stories: History, Culture, and the Politics of Integrity, Aurora Levins Morales (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 1998)
- On the Border, Michel Warschawski (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 2005)
- Outsiders Within: Writing on Transracial Adoption, Jane Jeong Trenka, et al, ed. (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 2006)
- The Plague of Fantasies, Slavoj Žižek (New York, NY: Verso, 1997)
- Policing the National Body: Race, Gender and Criminalization in the United States, Anannya Bhattacharjee and Jael Silliman, eds. (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 2002)
- The Shock of Arrival: Reflections on Postcolonial Experience, Meena Alexander (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 1996)
- What Lies Beneath: Katrina, Race, and the State of the Nation, South End Press Collective, ed. (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 2007)
- Against Sadomasochism: A Radical Feminist Analysis, Robin Linden (East Palo Alto, CA: Frog in the Well, 1982)
- Ain't I a Woman, bell hooks (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 1981)
- Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza, Gloria Anzáldua (Aunt Lute Books, 2007)
- Colonize This!: Young Women of Color on Today's Feminism, D. Hernandez and B. Rehman, eds. (Seal Press, 2003)
- Common Differences: Conflicts in Black and White Feminist Perspectives, Gloria Joseph and Jill Lewis (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 1986)
- Dangerous Intersections: Feminist Perspectives on Population, Environment, and Development, Jael Silliman and Ynestra King, eds. (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 1999)
- Distance Makes the Heart Grow Sick, Cristy Road (Portland, OR: Microcosm Publishing, 2007)
- Feminism is For Everybody: Passionate Politics, bell hooks (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 2000)
- Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center, bell hooks (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 2000)
- Full Frontal Feminism: A Young Woman’s Guide to Why Feminism Matters, Jessica Valenti (Seal Press, 2007)
- The Future Generation: The Zine-Book For Subculture Parents, Kids, Friends & Others, China Martens (Atomic Book Company, 2007)
- Glass Ceilings and Bottomless Pits: Women's Work, Women's Poverty, Randy Albelda and Chris Tilly (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 1997)
- Making Face, Making Soul: Haciendo Caras, Creative and Critical Perspectives by Feminists of Color, Gloria Anzáldua, ed. (Aunt Lute Books, 1995)
- Manifesta: Young Women, Feminism, and the Future, Jennifer Baumgardner and Amy Richards (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2000)
- Quiet Rumours: An Anarcha-Feminist Reader, Dark Star Collective, eds. (AK Press, 2002)
- Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches, Audre Lorde (Crossing Press, 2007)
- Talking Back: Thinking Feminist, Thinking Black, bell hooks (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 1989)
- That Takes Ovaries!: Bold Females and Brazen Acts, Rivka Solomon, ed. (Three Rivers Press, 2002)
- We Don't Need Another Wave: Dispatches from the Next Generation of Feminists, Melody Berger, ed. (Seal Press, 2006)
- Women, Race, and Class, Angela Davis (Vintage Books, 1983)
- Dispatches from Latin America: On the Frontlines Against Neoliberalism, Vijay Prashad and Teo Ballvé (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 2006)
- Earth Democracy: Justice, Sustainability, and Peace, Vandana Shiva (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 2005)
- Global Visions: Beyond the New World Order, Jeremy Brecher, John Brown Childs, and Jill Cutler, eds. (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 1993)
- Globalization from Below: The Power of Solidarity, Jeremy Brecher, Tim Costello, and Brendan Smith (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 2000)
- Manifestos on the Future of Food and Seed, Vandana Shiva, ed. (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 2007)
Labor and Class Politics
- Bananeras: Women Transforming the Banana Unions of Latin America, Dana Frank (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 2005)
- Between Labor and Capital, Pat Walker, ed. (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 1979)
- The Crisis in the Working Class: And Some Arguments for a New Labor Movement, John McDermott (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 1980)
- Disposable Domestics: Immigrant Women Workers in the Global Factory, Grace Chang (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 2000)
- For Here or To Go: Life in the Service Industry, Leah Ryan (Garrett County Press, 2005)
- Joe Hill: The IWW & the Making of a Revolutionary Working Class Counterculture, Franklin Rosemont (Charles H Kerr, 2003)
- Kids On Strike!, Susan Campbell Bartoletti (Houghton Mifflin, 2003)
- On Subbing: The First Four Years, Dave (Microcosm Publishing, 2004)
- Poor Workers' Unions: Rebuilding Labor from Below, Vanessa Tait (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 2005)
- Power on the Job: The Legal Rights of Working People, Michael Yates (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 1994)
- Queerly Classed: Gay Men and Lesbians Write About Class, Susan Raffo, ed. (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 1997)
- Ravenswood: The Steelworkers' Victory and the Revival ofAmerican Labor, Kate Bronfenbrenner and Tom Juravich (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1999)
- Thinking Class: Sketches from a Cultural Worker, Joanna Kadi (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 1996)
- Workers of the World Undermined: American Labor's Role in U.S. Foreign Policy, Beth Sims (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 1992)
- Beyond Hypocrisy: Decoding the News in an Age of Propaganda, Edward S. Herman (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 1992)
- Louder Than Bombs: Interviews from The Progressive Magazine, David Barsamian (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 2004)
- Necessary Illusions: Thought Control in Democratic Societies, Noam Chomsky (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 1989)
- Networks of Power: Corporate TV's Threat to Democracy, Dennis W. Mazzocco (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 1994)
- Propaganda and the Public Mind: Conversations with Noam Chomsky, Noam Chomsky and David Barsamian (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 2000)
- Seizing the Airwaves: A Free Radio Handbook, Stephen Dunifer and Ron Sakolsky (AK Press, 1998)
Peace and Terror Studies
- Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Report on the Banality of Evil, Hannah Arendt (New York, NY: Penguin Books, 1994)
- Incognegro: A Memoir of Exile and Apartheid, Frank B. Wilderson, III (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 2008)
- An Ordinary Person's Guide to Empire, Arundhati Roy (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 2004)
- Pirates and Emperors, Old and New: International Terrorism in the Real World, Noam Chomsky (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 2002)
- Addicted to War: Why the U.S. Can't Kick Militarism, Joel Andreas (AK Press, 2004)
- Agents of Repression: The FBI's Secret Wars Against the American Indian Movement and the Black Panther Party, Ward Churchill and Jim Vander Wall (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 2002)
- Anarchism & Other Essays, Emma Goldman (Dover, 1996)
- Anarchism: Arguments for and Against, Albert Meltzer (AK Press, 2001)
- Beyond Survival: New Directions for the Disarmament Movement, Michael Albert and David Dellinger, eds. (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 1983)
- Burning All Illusions: A Guide to Personal and Political Freedom, David Edwards (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 1996)
- The CIA's Greatest Hits, Mark Zepezauer (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 1994)
- The COINTELPRO Papers: Documents From the FBI's Secret Wars Against Dissent in the United States, Ward Churchill and Jim Vander Wall (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 2002)
- Collateral Damage: The "New World Order" at Home and Abroad, Cynthia Peters, ed. (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 1992)
- The Common Good, Noam Chomsky (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 1998)
- Conversations with Durito: Stories of the Zapatistas and Neoliberalism, Subcomandante Marcos (Autonomedia, 2005)
- Democracy Unbound: Progressive Challenges to the Two Party System, David Reynolds (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 1997)
- Direct Action: Memoirs of an Urban Guerilla, Ann Hansen (AK Press, 2002)
- Disaster and Resistance: Comics and Landscapes for the 21st Century, Seth Tobocman (AK Press, 2008)
- Disobedience and Democracy: Nine Fallacies of Law and Order, Howard Zinn (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 2002)
- Emma: A Play in Two Acts About Emma Goldman, American Anarchist, Howard Zinn (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 2002)
- Eyes Right!: Challenging the Right Wing Backlash, Chip Berlet, ed. (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 1995)
- First Strike!: The Pentagon's Strategy for Nuclear War, Robert C. Aldridge (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 1983)
- Free Comrades: Anarchism and Homosexuality in the United States, Terence Kissasck (AK Press, 2008)
- Free Women of Spain: Anarchism and the Struggle for the Emancipation of Women, Martha A. Ackelsberg (AK Press, 2005)
- Freedom Under Fire: U.S. Civil Liberties in Times of War, Michael Linfield (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 1990)
- Friendly Fascism: The New Face of Power in America, Bertram Gross (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 1980)
- How Nonviolence Protects the State, Peter Gelderloos (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 2007)
- Justice in Everyday Life: The Way It Really Works, Howard Zinn, ed. (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 2002)
- Liberating Theory, Noam Chomsky, et al (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 1986)
- No Trespassing!: Squatting, Rent Strikes, and Land Struggles Worldwide, Anders Corr (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 1999)
- The Origins of Totalitarianism, Hannah Arendt (New York, NY: Schocken Books, 1996)
- Playbook, Maxine Klein, Lydia Sargent, and Howard Zinn (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 1986)
- Previews and Premises, Alvin Toffler (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 1984)
- Prophets of Order: The Rise of the New Class, Technocracy, and Socialism in America, Donald Stabile (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 1984)
- Sex After Fascism: Memory and Morality in Twentieth-Century Germany, Dagmar Herzog (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2005)
- Sex Drives: Fantasies of Fascism in Literary Modernism, Laura Frost (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2002)
- The Southern Mystique, Howard Zinn (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 2002)
- Stop the Killing Train: Radical Visions for Radical Change, Michael Albert (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 1994)
- Talking About a Revolution: Interviews with Michael Albert, Noam Chomsky, Barbara Ehrenreich, bell hooks, Peter Kwong, Winona LaDuke, Manning Marable, Urvashi Vaid, and Howard Zinn, South End Press Collective, eds. (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 1998)
- Theatre for the 98%, Maxine Klein (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 1978)
- Thinking Fascism: Sapphic Modernism and Fascist Modernity, Erin Carlston (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1998)
- Triumph of the Market: Essays on Economics, Politics, and the Media, Edward S. Herman (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 1995)
- The Unmaking of Fascist Aesthetics, Kriss Ravetto (Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 2001)
- Year 501: The Conquest Continues, Noam Chomsky (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 1993)
Prison & Mass Incarceration
- Booked: The Last 150 Years Told Through Mug Shots, Giacomo Papi (Seven Stories, 2006)
- I Cried, You Didn't Listen: A Survivor's Exposé of the California Youth Authority, Dwigth Abbott (AK Press, 2006)
- Instead of Prisons: A Handbook for Abolitionists, Prison Research Education Action Project and Critical Resistance (Critical Resistance, 2005)
- Out of the Night: The Memoir of Richard Julius Herman Krebs, Alias Jan Valtin, Jan Valtin (AK Press/Nabat, 2004)
- Race to Incarcerate, Marc Mauer (New Press, 2006)
Reproductive Rights & Sexual Liberation
- Abortion: The Clash of Absolutes, Laurence Tribe (W.W. Norton & Company, 1992)
- Abortion Under Attack: Women on the Challenges Facing Choice, Krista Jacob, ed. (Seal Press, 2006)
- Abortion without Apology: A Radical History for the 1990s, Ninia Baehr (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 1990)
- Bearing Right: How Conservatives Won the Abortion War, William Saletan (University of California Press, 2004)
- Breeding a Nation: Reproductive Slavery and the Pursuit of Freedom, Pamela D. Bridgewater (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 2009)
- Dragonslippers: This is What an Abusive Relationship Looks Like, Rosalind Penfold (Microcosm Publishing) Note: due to graphic writing and the nature of this subject, this book should be read with caution.
- From Abortion to Reproductive Freedom: Transforming a Movement, Marlene Gerber Fried, ed. (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 1990)
- Good Girls/Bad Girls: Sex Trade Workers & Feminists, Laurie Bell, ed. (Canadian Scholars Press, 1987)
- Killing the Black Body and Shattered Bonds, Dorothy Roberts (2003)
- Our Bodies, Ourselves: Updated and Expanded for the 90’s, Boston Women's Health Collective (Peter Smith Pub Inc, 2005)
- PoMoSexuals: Challenging Assumptions About Gender and Sexuality, Carol Queen and Lawrence Schimel (Cleis Press, 1997
- Real Live Nude Girl: Chronicles of Sex-positive Culture, Carol Queen (Cleis Press, 1997)
- Rent Girl, Michelle Tea (Last Gasp of San Francisco, 2004)
- Reproductive Rights and Wrongs: The Global Politics of Population Control, Betsy Hartmann (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 1995)
- Sex Work: Writings by Women in the Sex Industry, Frederique Delacoste and Priscilla Alexander, eds. (Cleis Press, 1998)
- The Story of Jane: The Legendary Underground Feminist Abortion Service, Laura Kaplan (University of Chicago Press, 1997)
- Undivided Rights: Women of Color Organize for Reproductive Justice, Jael Silliman, et al (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 2004)
- Virginity or Death!: And Other Social and Political Issues of Our Time, Katha Pollitt (Random House Trade Paperbacks, 2006)
- Women of Color and the Reproductive Rights Movement, Jennifer Nelson (NYU Press, 2003)