The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You're Supposed To Be and Embrace Who You Are
--Brene Brown, PhD
Healing Sex: A Mind-Body Approach to Healing Sexual Trauma --Staci Haines
More Than Two: A Practical Guide to Polyamory
-- Franklin Veaux and Eve Rickert
Trans Bodies, Trans Selves: A Resource for the Transgender Community
Mating In Captivity
Come As You Are: The Surprising New Science That Will Transform Your Sex Life
--Emily Nagoski Ph.D
Healing Painful Sex: A Woman's Guide to Confronting, Diagnosing, and Treating Sexual Pain
--Deborah Coady M.D. and Nancy Fish, MSW, MPH
Trans Sex Zine
--A Collaborative Sex Ed Resource for Trans and Gender Non-Conforming People
Websites, Blogs & Articles
Community Orgs We Value:
Rainbow Health Initiative - local LGBT health organization with helpful tips with interacting with providers
Harm Reduction Health Project Shot Clinic
Minnesota Trans Health Coalition
MN AIDS Project
Family Equality Council
Reclaim-RECLAIM works to increase access to mental health support so that queer and trans youth* may reclaim their lives from oppression in all its forms.
Trans Chance Health
Program in Human Sexuality, U of M
Gender Education Center
Meridian Residential Program: New residential program in St. Paul for LGBTQ people with mental illness and chemical dependency.
Pride Institute: The nation's first GLBT-specific mental health and chemical dependency treatment facility. They offer in-patient treatment and other options at a retreat-like setting in Eden Prarie, MN.
OutFront Minnesota: Minnesota's leading GLBT advocacy organization.
PFLAG Twin Cities: Parents, Family and Friends of Lesbians, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered Persons. An organization providing support, education and advocacy for GLBT people and their families.
Association of Gay and Lesbian Psychiatrists http://www.aglp.org/
National Gay and Lesbian Task Force http://www.thetaskforce.org/
LGBT and Aging http://www.lgbtagingcenter.org/
National Youth Advocacy Coalition: The National Youth Advocacy Coalition (NYAC) is a national social justice organization working with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people to strengthen the role of young people in the LGBTQ rights movement.