Love Lives Here: A Story of Thriving in a Transgender Family

This engaging Canadian memoir captures Knox’s turbulent life, from a traumatic childhood complete with bullying and addiction, to an unhappy marriage, and the journey of her son and her husband’s gender transitions to female. Knox provides an authentic picture of the many challenges transgender people face to find their true selves, including discrimination and judgement, and the importance of family support and love. The book explores trauma, struggle, acceptance, resilience, perseverance, compassion, hope, and the importance of finding one’s true identity. Suitable for a classroom or school library, individual novel study, or literature circle in grades 11-12. Social considerations noted.
gender identity
sexual orientation
Knox, A.J.
Primary Identifier
English Language Arts