The T guide

Gigi Gorgeous, 1992-

Book - 2023

Transgender icons Gigi Gorgeous and Gottmik share their unique stories and advice from their trans journeys in this fabulous, fashion-forward guide to all things gender expression. Gigi Gorgeous and Gottmik have inspired millions online, on reality TV, and in an award-winning documentary with their honest, hilarious, and GORGEOUS tales of what it means to be true to oneself. Join the conversation with Gigi and Gottmik as they share their valuable insights with anyone, from those looking to begin their own transgender journey, to those wanting to be the best ally they can be. There is something to be learned from every story they tell. Other advocates, activists, and allies across the gender spectrum offer their own anecdotes and advice, too..., including U.S. Senator Sarah McBride, musician Adam Lamberts, and the iconic Paris Hilton.

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2nd Floor New Shelf 306.768/Gigi (NEW SHELF) Due May 2, 2024
LGBTQ+ literature
Queer literature
Indianapolis, IN : DK Publishing 2023.
Main Author
Gigi Gorgeous, 1992- (author)
Other Authors
Gottmik, 1996- (author)
First American edition
Item Description
"Our trans experiences and a celebration of gender expression : man, woman, nonbinary, and beyond"--Cover.
Physical Description
208 pages : color illustrations, color portraits ; 23 cm
  • Introduction
  • Gigi Gorgeous on Gottmik
  • Gottmik on Gigi Gorgeous
  • Contributors
  • Part I. Coming Out
  • Gender & Sex
  • Find Yourself with Courtney Act
  • Deciding to Come Out
  • Adam Lambert on Coming Out
  • Choosing a Name
  • Advice for Parents
  • A Mother's Pause with Tiffany Namtu
  • My Journey with Gigi by David Lazzarato
  • The "Right" Way by Robert Gottlieb
  • Love Your Child by Amy Gottlieb
  • Advice for Cisgender Allies
  • Gottmik's Hate Crime Experience
  • Part 2. Transformation
  • Take Your Time with Nats Getty
  • Medical vs. Nonmedical Options
  • Live Your Own Way with Alok
  • Categories of Medical Transition
  • Jamie Raines on Medically Transitioning
  • Category is: Hormones (aka 'Mones)
  • Category is: Top Surgery, FFS, Etc.
  • Category is: Bottom Surgery
  • Jazz Jennings on The Importance of Gender-Affirming Care
  • Realistic Expectations
  • Gender Stereotypes & Dysphoria
  • Follow Your Own Path with Amanda Lepore
  • Role Models
  • Show Up with Violet Chachki
  • Tips for Looking Masculine or Feminine
  • Gottmik's Masculinization Tips
  • Gigi's Feminization Tips
  • Paris Hilton's Guide to Being Confidently Feminine
  • Gigi's Cautionary Silicone Tale
  • Part 3. Your New Life
  • La Demi Martinez on Staying Safe
  • Chosen Family
  • Competition Within the Community
  • Pageant Competitiveness with Sasha Colby
  • Stand Together with Lina Bradford
  • Candis Cayne on Competition Within the Community
  • Public Restrooms
  • What to Do with Negativity
  • Know Your Truth with Schuyler Bailar
  • Dating
  • Advocating for Yourself
  • Stay Present with Laith Ashley
  • Visibility & Responsibility
  • Stay Hopeful with Sarah McBride
  • About the Authors
  • Acknowledgments
  • Resources