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Scout Publishing, LLC. is an independent publishing house established for readers, booksellers, and authors seeking books on gender, sexuality and identity. Our books give readers hope and inspiration through the tales of authors that have been able to push past all boundaries, no matter how difficult, to find a life with meaning, hope and fulfillment. Our quarterly art and literary journal, The Outrider Review is dedicated to uncensored exploration of the complexities and simplicities of how sexuality and gender influence our identities, in nonfiction and fiction form. Our bookstore is now open, please check out all that we have to offer!

The Outrider Review

New Release!

The Outrider Review, Volume 2, Issue 2 was released May 4th, 2015. Pick up your digital or print issue today!

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Second Son by Ryan Sallans

Best Seller!

Second Son: Transitioning Toward My Destiny, Love and Life is a story that intimately explores the transition experience of Ryan Sallans, born Kimberly Ann Sallans. Each chapter viscerally pulls the reader through Ryan’s transition from infant to child, child to body-obsessed teenage girl, teenage girl to eating-disordered young woman, female to male, daughter to son, and finally a beloved partner to a cherished fiancé. It offers readers a unique glimpse of life and love as lived by a uniquely talented and truth-telling man.

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OUTsider by Ruth Marimo

Released April 11, 2014

OUTsider chronicles the journey of Ruth Marimo, who traveled from Africa to the United States, from abused wife to an out lesbian activist, from a life of fear to one filled with joy. Her trek from the shadows of uncertainty and shame into the bright light of self-acceptance and fulfillment is a story that is richly rewarding and uniquely compelling.

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