The Language of Gender, from Gender Spectrum
A good place to start. Defines some basic terms and concepts.
Transgender Liberation: A Movement Whose Time Has Come (link to pdf)
By Leslie Feinberg, trans activist. A good overview of trans history.
Robot Hugs (webcomic) is a helpful resource for discussions about race, gender, sexuality, disability, and culture (and cats). Here are a few concepts you should know:
There’s Finally Period Underwear for Transgender Guys (Cosmopolitan)
Illinois Transgender Student Wins Case (My Wabash Valley)
State of CA and Transgender Law Center Reach Historic Settlement Over Trans Prisoner Health Care (Transgender Law Center)
articles, essays, and videos
Lesser Known Trans Women Pioneers From History (Autostraddle)
7 Ways Trans Masculine Folks Experience Emotional Abuse in Relationships (Trans Empowerment Network)
Things I’ve Learned From Being Transgender That Aren’t About Being Transgender (Neutrois Nonsense)
How to Spot an Anti-Trans Concern Troll (Huffington Post)
Why We Need to Stop Policing the Gender of Men Who Like ‘Feminine’ Things (Everyday Feminism)
If Trans People Said The Stuff Cisgender People Say (Buzzfeed video on Facebook)
Topside Press, founded in 2011, is a new independent press with the intent of publishing authentic transgender narratives.
#InTheirWwords – Being Transgender in the U.S. (Interactive video from USA Today)