Controversial Books for translibrarypdx

This page shows the most "controversial" books in this library, as measured by the highest standard deviation of members' star ratings.

Standard Deviation Average Rating Your Rating Title
1.174 3.42 Beauty's Punishment by A. N. Roquelaure
1.171 3.4 Beauty's Release by A. N. Roquelaure
1.105 3.88 Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders DSM-IV by American P... Association
1.054 3.85 The Ethical Slut: A Guide to Infinite Sexual Possibilities by Dossie Easton
1.048 3.89 Public Sex: The Culture of Radical Sex by Patrick Califia
1.039 3.98 Gray's Anatomy by Henry Gray
1.032 3.67 Queer in America Sex, the Media, and the Closets of Power by Michelangelo Signorile
1.031 4.26 S/He by Minnie Bruce Pratt
1.03 4.02 Women Who Run with the Wolves by Clarissa Pinkola Estes
1.024 3.82 Sexual Personae: Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson by Camille Paglia
1.02 3.45 The Well of Loneliness by Radclyffe Hall
1.016 3.69 Evolution's Rainbow: Diversity, Gender, and Sexuality in Nature and People by Joan Roughgarden
1.013 3.81 Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity (Routledge Classics) by Judith Butler
1.006 3.42 Commitment Hour by James Alan Gardner
0.998 3.47 Vamps and Tramps: New Essays by Camille Paglia
0.995 3.5 Polyamory: The New Love Without Limits : Secrets of Sustainable Intimate Relationships by Deborah M. Anapol
0.99 3.58 Stiffed: The Betrayal of the American Man by Susan Faludi
0.988 3.7 Suits Me: The Double Life of Billy Tipton by Diane Wood Middlebrook
0.988 3.74 The Book of the Damned by Charles Fort
0.975 3.74 Different Loving: The World of Sexual Dominance and Submission by Gloria G. Brame
0.971 3.84 How to Be Your Dog's Best Friend: The Classic Training Manual for Dog Owners (Revised & Updated Edition) by New Skete Monks
0.957 3.64 Myra Breckinridge [and] Myron by Gore Vidal
0.956 3.6 Dress Codes: Of Three Girlhoods---My Mother's, My Father's, and Mine by Noelle Howey
0.953 3.82 Luna by Julie Anne Peters
0.944 3.8 Making Sex: Body and Gender from the Greeks to Freud by Thomas Laqueur
0.942 3.83 Trumpet by Jackie Kay
0.923 3.39 Men in Love by Nancy Friday
0.921 3.69 The Danish Girl by David Ebershoff
0.92 4.11 Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides
0.919 4.06 Gray's Anatomy: The Classic Collector's Edition by Henry Gray
0.919 3.67 Herculine Barbin (Being the Recently Discovered Memoirs of a Nineteenth Century French Hermaphrodite) by Herculine Adélaîde Barbin
0.915 3.63 Virtually Normal by Andrew Sullivan
0.914 3.92 Transgender Warriors : Making History from Joan of Arc to Dennis Rodman by Leslie Feinberg
0.909 4.06 The New Bottoming Book by Dossie Easton
0.898 4.08 Trans Liberation: Beyond Pink or Blue by Leslie Feinberg
0.895 4.19 Prescription for Nutritional Healing by Phyllis A. Balch
0.892 3.89 Bodies That Matter: On the Discursive Limits of Sex by Judith Butler
0.888 4.13 Becoming a Visible Man by Jamison Green
0.888 3.37 Women on Top: How Real Life Has Changed Women's Sexual Fantasies by Nancy Friday
0.886 3.55 Lieutenant Nun: Memoir of a Basque Transvestite in the New World by Catalina de Erauso
0.884 3.4 Hiding My Candy: The Autobiography of the Grand Empress of Savannah by The Lady Chablis
0.884 3.69 The Last Time I Wore A Dress by Dylan Scholinski
0.883 4.11 Sexing the Body: Gender Politics and the Construction of Sexuality by Anne Fausto-Sterling
0.88 3.52 Normal by Amy Bloom
0.877 3.95 GenderQueer: Voices From Beyond the Sexual Binary by Joan Nestle
0.875 3.85 Time to Hunt by Stephen Hunter
0.87 3.55 Boy2Girl by Terence Blacker
0.862 3.88 As Nature Made Him by John Colapinto
0.861 3.98 A Girl Could Stand Up by Leslie Marshall
0.86 3.98 Tipping the Velvet by Sarah Waters
0.859 4.24 Stone Butch Blues by Leslie Feinberg
0.857 3.74 James Miranda Barry by Patricia Duncker
0.854 3.6 Trans-Sister Radio by Chris Bohjalian
0.84 4.13 Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary by Donald Venes
0.83 4.01 Gender Outlaw: On Men, Women and the Rest of Us by Kate Bornstein
0.824 3.92 Am I Blue? Coming Out from the Silence by Marion Dane Bauer
0.809 4.07 Boys Like Her: Transfictions by Taste This
0.788 4.06 My Gender Workbook: How to Become a Real Man, a Real Woman, the Real You, or Something Else Entirely by Kate Bornstein
0.788 3.96 She's Not There: A Life in Two Genders by Jennifer Finney Boylan
0.786 4.07 Conduct Unbecoming: Lesbians and Gays in the U.S. Military, Vietnam to the Persian Gulf by Randy Shilts
0.783 4.25 Biological Exuberance: Animal Homosexuality and Natural Diversity by Bruce Bagemihl
0.735 3.95 An Introduction to Error Analysis: The Study of Uncertainties in Physical Measurements by John R. Taylor
0.718 4.13 Sex Changes: The Politics of Transgenderism by Patrick Califia
0.716 4.46 Gay New York: Gender, Urban Culture, and the Makings of the Gay Male World, 1890-1940 by George Chauncey
0.705 3.93 Female Masculinity by Jack Halberstam
0.703 4.18 Our Bodies, Ourselves For The New Century by Boston Women's Health Book Collective
0.628 3.81 In a Queer Time and Place: Transgender Bodies, Subcultural Lives by Jack Halberstam
0.617 4.24 Body Alchemy: Transsexual Portraits by Loren Cameron
0.589 4.55 Family Herbal: A Guide to Living Life with Energy, Health, and Vitality by Rosemary Gladstar