Best Gender-Bending Books
Trans, intersex, neuter, third sex, fourth/fifth/sixth sex. If it bends gender, it belongs here.
1 The Left Hand of Darkness (...
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2 Middlesex
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3.94 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 401,028 ratings
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3 Orlando
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3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 26,698 ratings
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4 Tipping the Velvet
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3.99 of 5 stars 3.99 avg rating — 30,845 ratings
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5 Twelfth Night
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3.95 of 5 stars 3.95 avg rating — 94,432 ratings
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6 Annabel
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3.81 of 5 stars 3.81 avg rating — 6,399 ratings
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7 Stone Butch Blues
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4.23 of 5 stars 4.23 avg rating — 10,521 ratings
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8 The Bone Doll's Twin (The T...
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4.04 of 5 stars 4.04 avg rating — 7,382 ratings
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9 Alanna: The First Adventure...
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4.25 of 5 stars 4.25 avg rating — 67,095 ratings
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10 Lilith's Brood (Xenogenesis...
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4.26 of 5 stars 4.26 avg rating — 5,988 ratings
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11 Midnight in the Garden of G...
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3.86 of 5 stars 3.86 avg rating — 125,620 ratings
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12 Invisible Monsters Remix
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3.99 of 5 stars 3.99 avg rating — 77,408 ratings
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13 Monstrous Regiment (Discwor...
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4.13 of 5 stars 4.13 avg rating — 35,213 ratings
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14 The Oracle's Queen (The Tam...
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4.15 of 5 stars 4.15 avg rating — 4,378 ratings
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15 Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic
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4.12 of 5 stars 4.12 avg rating — 41,671 ratings
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15 Leviathan (Leviathan, #1)
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3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 52,387 ratings
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17 Golden Fool (Tawny Man, #2)
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4.28 of 5 stars 4.28 avg rating — 29,983 ratings
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18 The Privilege of the Sword ...
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3.84 of 5 stars 3.84 avg rating — 2,800 ratings
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19 Woman on the Edge of Time
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3.93 of 5 stars 3.93 avg rating — 8,011 ratings
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20 Hidden Warrior (The Tamír T...
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4.09 of 5 stars 4.09 avg rating — 4,817 ratings
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21 Wraeththu
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3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 1,942 ratings
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22 Shadow Man
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23 Ammonite
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3.81 of 5 stars 3.81 avg rating — 1,971 ratings
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24 Written on the Body
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25 The Passion
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4.13 of 5 stars 4.13 avg rating — 11,102 ratings
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26 Behemoth (Leviathan, #2)
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27 Commitment Hour
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27 Trans-Sister Radio
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29 Ilario: The Lions' Eye
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30 I Am Not Myself These Days
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31 The Last Time I Wore a Dress
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32 Familiar Scars
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4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 65 ratings
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32 The Day the Music Died
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34 Bone Dance
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3.84 of 5 stars 3.84 avg rating — 1,102 ratings
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35 The Passion of New Eve
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3.74 of 5 stars 3.74 avg rating — 1,693 ratings
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36 Raptor
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4.04 of 5 stars 4.04 avg rating — 1,050 ratings
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37 Venus Plus X
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37 The Merchant of Venice
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3.76 of 5 stars 3.76 avg rating — 95,443 ratings
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39 Eon: Dragoneye Reborn (Eon,...
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4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 33,553 ratings
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40 Halfway Human
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41 Ilario: The Stone Golem: A ...
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42 Tales of the City (Tales of...
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4.07 of 5 stars 4.07 avg rating — 20,402 ratings
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43 Self-Made Man: One Woman's ...
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3.27 of 5 stars 3.27 avg rating — 3,786 ratings
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44 Female Masculinity
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3.87 of 5 stars 3.87 avg rating — 1,249 ratings
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45 Nobody Passes: Rejecting th...
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46 Whipping Girl: A Transsexua...
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4.19 of 5 stars 4.19 avg rating — 2,825 ratings
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47 Refuse
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48 Freak Show
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49 The World Wreckers (Darkove...
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50 Goliath (Leviathan, #3)
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50 Pantomime (Micah Grey, #1)
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52 Glasshouse
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53 Ethan of Athos (Vorkosigan ...
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54 I Will Fear No Evil
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55 The Empress Sword
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56 Myra Breckinridge
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57 Trans Liberation: Beyond Pi...
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3.94 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 1,019 ratings
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57 PoMoSexuals: Challenging As...
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57 Pope Joan
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60 Intersex
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60 Sexing the Body: Gender Pol...
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62 The First Man-Made Man: The...
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63 Persistence: All Ways Butch...
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64 Sometimes She Lets Me: Best...
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65 Chasing Dragons (originally...
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65 Lords of the Middle Dark (R...
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65 The Male Cross-Dresser Supp...
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65 Kill Me (Blood Chord, #1)
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65 Searching for Calamity: The...
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65 The Albino Album
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65 She's My Dad
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72 Misfortune
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3.68 of 5 stars 3.68 avg rating — 1,357 ratings
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72 As You Like It
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72 Golden Boy
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75 Up for Grabs 2: None of the...
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75 Thendara House (Darkover, #13)
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3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 2,062 ratings
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75 The Danish Girl
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3.63 of 5 stars 3.63 avg rating — 1,015 ratings
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78 The Odyssey
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3.68 of 5 stars 3.68 avg rating — 572,835 ratings
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79 Lythande
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3.7 of 5 stars 3.70 avg rating — 1,586 ratings
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80 Luna
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3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 13,773 ratings
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81 Hawkmistress! (Darkover, #6)
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81 Imajica
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83 Joan of Arc
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83 The Amazon's Gelding
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85 Public Sex: The Culture of ...
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85 Steel Beach
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87 Golden Witchbreed
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87 The Porn Star's Sissy
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89 Sex and Death in Television...
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89 The Masqueraders
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91 Conundrum
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92 Wandering Son: Volume One
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93 One Corpse Too Many (Chroni...
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94 Confessions of a Teenage He...
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95 Take Me There: Trans and Ge...
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96 Cunt: A Declaration of Inde...
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97 Set This House in Order: A ...
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4.27 of 5 stars 4.27 avg rating — 3,046 ratings
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97 My Gender Workbook: How to ...
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3.91 of 5 stars 3.91 avg rating — 1,123 ratings
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99 Transgender Warriors: Makin...
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3.93 of 5 stars 3.93 avg rating — 1,080 ratings
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100 In One Person
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3.61 of 5 stars 3.61 avg rating — 15,916 ratings
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message 2: by Lauren (last edited Mar 04, 2010 05:44PM) (new)


message 3: by jo (new)

jo God's Country? why is it gender-bending?


Kynthos-the-Archer Nice list.


message 5: by Destiny (new)

Destiny Great list! I found it through Raptor and pretty much love every book on here. Might I suggest Game of Thrones? Arya Stark.


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