International Transgender Day of Visibility

Flyer for book display for International Transgender Visibility Day

LACC is observing the 13th International Transgender Day of Visibility on March 31st with a book display at our circulation desk. It is also the second annual Transgender Day of Visibility in the United States.

The UF Libraries have a growing collection of books and other material on LGBT+ topics, including books about trans people and importantly by trans authors. Through our library collections we include and preserve a range of viewpoints and perspectives.

Selected books in the Latin American and Caribbean Collection on transgender people:

Oaxaca-trans: historias de vida, edited by Nallely Guadalupe Tello Méndez and Daniel Nizcub Vásquez Cerero (Mexico, 2020)  

Género trans: transitando por las zonas grises by Sheilla Rodríguez-Madera (Viejo San Juan, P.R., 2009)          

“Not worth a penny” : human rights abuses against transgender people in Honduras by Human Rights Watch (New York, 2009)

Translatina documentary on DVD produced by Pan American Health Organization. In Spanish with English subtitles (Lima, 2010)

Transfeminismo by Letícia Nascimento (São Paulo, 2021)

Transcuba by Mariette Pathy Allen (photography, bilingual text in Spanish and English)

Campus, community, and national resources for further reading

Alachua County Library District Blog Post — public library resources

UF LGBTQ+ Affairs (Reitz Union Suite 2203)

UF Trans Resource Network

UF Center for Gender, Sexualities, and Women’s Research


UF Libraries guide to LGBTQI Resources

White House proclaims annual Transgender Day of Visibility (2021)

National Center for Transgender Equality (US)