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John Amaechi
Man in the Middle / John Amaechi with Chris Bull. New York, N.Y.: ESPN Books, c2007. 290 p. (LCCN 2010549734, GV884.A48A3 2007)
Billy Bean
Going the Other Way: An Intimate Memoir of Life In and Out of Major League Baseball / Billy Bean with Chris Bull. New York: The Experiment, [2014]. 255 p. ( GV865.B336A3 2014)
Mark Bingham
Hero of Flight 93: Mark Bingham / Jon Barrett. Los Angeles: Advocate Books, c2002. 176 p. (LCCN 2002027705, HQ75.8.B56B37 2002)
Glenn Burke
Out at Home: The True Story of Glenn Burke, Baseball's First Openly Gay Player / Glenn Burke, Erik Sherman. New York: Berkley, 2015. 192 p. (LCCN 2014044120, GV865.B336A3 2015)
John Curry
Alone: The Triumph and Tragedy of John Curry / Bill Jones. London; New York: Bloomsbury, 2014. 344 p. (LCCN 2014495975, GV850.C87J66 2014)
Rudy Galindo
Icebreaker: The Autobiography of Rudy Galindo / with Eric Marcus. New York: Pocket Books, c1997. 255 p. (GV850.G35A3 1997)
Brittney Griner
In My Skin: My Life On and Off the Basketball Court / Brittney Griner. New York, NY: It Books, 2014. 224 p. (GV884.G78G75 2014)
Caitlyn Jenner
Caitlyn Jenner / Carla Mooney. New York: Rosen Publishing, 2017. (HQ77.8.J46M66 2016)
Billie Jean King
Game, Set, Match: Billie Jean King and The Revolution in Women's Sports / Susan Ware. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2011. 282 p. (GV994.K56 W37 2011)

A Necessary Spectacle: Billie Jean King, Bobby Riggs, and The Tennis Match that Leveled the Game / Selena Roberts. New York: Crown Publishers, 2005. 272 p. (GV994.A1R63 2005)

[Billie Jean King playing tennis at Wimbledon][Billie Jean King playing tennis at Wimbledon], [1966]. Prints and Photographs Division. LC-USZ62-115633 (b&w film copy negative)
Billie Jean King: Tennis Trailblazer / Joanne Lannin. Minneapolis: Lerner Publications Co., 1999. 128 p. (GV994.K56L35 1999)
David Kopay
The David Kopay Story: The Coming-Out Story That Made Football History / by David Kopay and Perry Deane Young; with a new foreword by Robert Lipsyte. Los Angeles: Advocate Books, c2001. 247 p. (LCCN 2001022909, GV939.K6A3 2001)
Greg Louganis
Breaking the Surface / Greg Louganis with Eric Marcus. Naperville, Ill.:  Sourcebooks, 2006. 306 p. (LCCN 2005033004, GV838.L68A3 2006)
Martina Navratilova
The Rivals: Chris Evert vs. Martina Navratilova: Their Epic Duels and Extraordinary Friendship / Johnette Howard. London: Yellow Jersey, 2005. 296 p. (LCCN 2005472465, GV994.A1H693 2005)

Martina / Martina Navratilova with George Vecsey. New York: Knopf,  1985. 287 p. (LCCN 84048894, GV994.N38A34 1985)
Diana Nyad
Find a Way / Diana Nyad. New York: Knopf, 2015. 308 p. (LCCN 2015009932, GV838.N9A3 2015)
Dave Pallone
Behind the Mask [sound recording] / read by author Dave Pallone. Beverly Hills, CA: Dove Audio, p1991. 2 sound cassettes. (LCCN 93716030, RZA 2227) 25

Behind the Mask: My Double Life in Baseball / Dave Pallone with Alan Steinberg. New York, N.Y., U.S.A.: Viking, c1990. 331 p. (LCCN 90050059, GV865.P32A3 1990)
Otto Peltzer
Otto der Seltsame: die Einsamkeit eines Mittelstreckenläufers, Otto Peltzer (1900-1970) / Volker Kluge. Berlin: Parthas, c2000. 165 p. (LCCN 00390351, GV1061.15.P45K58 2000)
Renee Richards
No Way Renee: The Second Half of My Notorious Life / Renée Richards with John Ames. New York: Simon & Schuster, c2007. 302 p. (LCCN 2006052252, HQ77.8.R52A3 2007)

Second Serve: The Renée Richards Story / Renée Richards with John Ames. New York: Stein and Day, 1983. 373 p. (LCCN 82048510, RC560.C4R5 1983)
Bill Tilden on municipal courts, 5/6/25[Bill Tilden on municipal courts, 5/6/25], [May 6, 1925]. National Photo Company Collection, Prints and Photographs Division. LC-F8- 35396 [P&P]
Ian Roberts
Ian Roberts: Finding Out / Paul Freeman. Milsons Point, NSW: Random House Australia, 1997. 325 p. (LCCN 97182700, GV944.9.R63F74 1997)
Mark Tewksbury
Inside Out: Straight Talk from a Gay Jock / by Mark Tewksbury. Mississauga, Ont.: ‡b J. Wiley and Sons Canada, c2006. 262 p. (LCCN 2006280491, GV838.T38A3 2006)
Bill Tilden
Big Bill Tilden: The Triumphs and the Tragedy / by Frank Deford. Wilmington, Del.: Sport Classic Books, c2004. 239 p. (LCCN 2003025260, GV994.T5D43 2004)

[Bill Tilden, full-length portrait, standing, facing front, holding tennis racket] [graphic]. New York World-Telegram and the Sun Newspaper Photograph Collection (Library of Congress). (LCCN 98510603, NYWTS - BIOG--Tilden, Big Bill--Tennis--Dead ‡b <item>)
Esera Tuaolo
Alone in the Trenches: My Life as a Gay Man in the NFL / Esera Tuaolo, with John Rosengren. Naperville, Ill.: ‡b Sourcebooks, c2006. 281 p. (LCCN 2005025014, GV939.T78A3 2006)
Tom Waddell
Gay Olympian: The Life and Death of Dr. Tom Waddell / by Tom Waddell and Dick Schaap. New York: Alfred A. Knopf: Distributed by Random House, 1996. 239 p. (LCCN 95031223, GV697.W33A3 1996)
Johnny Weir
Welcome to My World / Johnny Weir. New York: Gallery Books, 2011. 266 p. (LCCN 2010044198, GV850.W45A3 2011)
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