BOOKS, ESSAYS, AND WORDS
Nate’s essay, “The Invisible Man,” is featured in this anthology, published by the Minnesota Historical Society Press.
Dying to Hang with the Boys - 2019
This memoir explores the ways gender transition, identity, physical disability, addiction and recovery, and mental health all intersect and complicate each other. Delving into a number of current social justice issues, including suicide and ECT therapy, Nate’s second book serves both as an independent work as well as a sequel to his first memoir. It’s a must read for anyone working in health and human services, law, law enforcement and corrections, or with an interest in LGBTQ or disability rights.
Running on a Mind Rewired - 2012
Nate's first book, published under his former female name, Jennifer, tackles youth and young adult mental health issues, addressing the consequences of addiction and head injuries. This best-selling book has been used in high school and college curricula, serving as a teaching tool in hospitals and treatment centers around the country.