The T Guide

Our Trans Experiences and a Celebration of Gender Expression—Man, Woman, Nonbinary, and Beyond

Hardcover
$24.99 US
7.06"W x 8.81"H x 0.9"D  
On sale May 16, 2023 | 208 Pages | 978-0-7440-7059-0
Real talk about transgender experiences from Gigi Gorgeous and Gottmik

In this fabulous, fashion-forward guide, transgender icons Gigi Gorgeous and Gottmik discuss the ins and outs of being transgender with their honest, hilarious, and GORGEOUS tales of what it means to be true to oneself—and they've picked up a few friends along the way.

Whether you're embarking on your own transgender journey or seeking the knowledge to be the best ally you can be, there is something to be learned from every story they tell.

Join the conversation with Gigi and Gottmik as they get real with discussions on:
  • the gender and sexuality spectrums
  • the experience of coming out
  • navigating gendered public restrooms
  • parenting transgender children
  • the concepts of physical and internal transitions
  • tips and tricks for more masculine or feminine features
  • cosmetic and confirmation surgery

The T Guide also includes anecdotes and advice from advocates, allies, and activists across the gender spectrum. Contributors include U.S. Senator Sarah McBride, musician Adam Lambert, and the iconic Paris Hilton.
Gigi Gorgeous is a YouTube star, transgender activist, television personality, actress, model and LGBTQ icon. She has nearly 8 million followers across her social platforms and in January 2017, her feature-length documentary “This is Everything: Gigi Gorgeous”, premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. In 2017, Gigi was named one of Time Magazine’s “25 Most Influential People on the Internet” and one of “Forbes 30 Under 30.” She was also previously awarded YouTuber of the Year at the Shorty Awards and the LogoTV Trailblazing Social Creator Award for her advocacy on behalf of LGBTQ youth, among other awards. View titles by Gigi Gorgeous
Gottmik (a.k.a. Kade Gottlieb) is an American drag performer, actor, and makeup artist. The first transgender male to compete on RuPaul’s Drag Race, Gottmik has since graced the covers of British Vogue and Out, and has been profiled in global publications such as Vogue, Allure, InStyle, C*ndy, Glamour, Cosmopolitan, and Entertainment Weekly, among others. In 2021, Gottmik was featured on Variety’s “Power of Young Hollywood” list. In addition to touring the US and Europe as a celebrated drag performer, Gottmik has been featured in various fashion campaigns including Versace and  Savage X Fenty and hosted the red carpet at the MTV Movie & TV Awards. View titles by Gottmik (a.k.a Kade Gottlieb)
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Swan Huntley is a writer and illustrator living in Los Angeles. Her books include Getting Clean with Stevie Green, The Goddesses, We Could Be Beautiful, The Bad Mood Book, and I Want You More. She earned an MFA at Columbia University and has received fellowships from MacDowell and Yaddo. View titles by Swan Huntley
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Real talk about transgender experiences from Gigi Gorgeous and Gottmik

In this fabulous, fashion-forward guide, transgender icons Gigi Gorgeous and Gottmik discuss the ins and outs of being transgender with their honest, hilarious, and GORGEOUS tales of what it means to be true to oneself—and they've picked up a few friends along the way.

Whether you're embarking on your own transgender journey or seeking the knowledge to be the best ally you can be, there is something to be learned from every story they tell.

Join the conversation with Gigi and Gottmik as they get real with discussions on:
  • the gender and sexuality spectrums
  • the experience of coming out
  • navigating gendered public restrooms
  • parenting transgender children
  • the concepts of physical and internal transitions
  • tips and tricks for more masculine or feminine features
  • cosmetic and confirmation surgery

The T Guide also includes anecdotes and advice from advocates, allies, and activists across the gender spectrum. Contributors include U.S. Senator Sarah McBride, musician Adam Lambert, and the iconic Paris Hilton.

Author

Gigi Gorgeous is a YouTube star, transgender activist, television personality, actress, model and LGBTQ icon. She has nearly 8 million followers across her social platforms and in January 2017, her feature-length documentary “This is Everything: Gigi Gorgeous”, premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. In 2017, Gigi was named one of Time Magazine’s “25 Most Influential People on the Internet” and one of “Forbes 30 Under 30.” She was also previously awarded YouTuber of the Year at the Shorty Awards and the LogoTV Trailblazing Social Creator Award for her advocacy on behalf of LGBTQ youth, among other awards. View titles by Gigi Gorgeous
Gottmik (a.k.a. Kade Gottlieb) is an American drag performer, actor, and makeup artist. The first transgender male to compete on RuPaul’s Drag Race, Gottmik has since graced the covers of British Vogue and Out, and has been profiled in global publications such as Vogue, Allure, InStyle, C*ndy, Glamour, Cosmopolitan, and Entertainment Weekly, among others. In 2021, Gottmik was featured on Variety’s “Power of Young Hollywood” list. In addition to touring the US and Europe as a celebrated drag performer, Gottmik has been featured in various fashion campaigns including Versace and  Savage X Fenty and hosted the red carpet at the MTV Movie & TV Awards. View titles by Gottmik (a.k.a Kade Gottlieb)
© Cindy Lin Photography
Swan Huntley is a writer and illustrator living in Los Angeles. Her books include Getting Clean with Stevie Green, The Goddesses, We Could Be Beautiful, The Bad Mood Book, and I Want You More. She earned an MFA at Columbia University and has received fellowships from MacDowell and Yaddo. View titles by Swan Huntley

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