LGBTQI2+ Books for Pride Month and Beyond

LGBTQI2+ books for Pride month and beyond.

Although LGBTQI2+ Pride Month is almost over, it's always a good time to read books by queer authors. Here are some newish titles that were released in the last few years for your reading pleasure. To learn more about each book, click on the link for a brief description. Happy reading!


House of Impossible Beauties     Freshwater     Notes of a Crocodile     No Other World     

Confessions of the Fox     Marriage of a Thousand Lies     Lot     Jonny Appleseed

The house of impossible beauties / Joseph Cassara

Freshwater / Akwaeke Emezi

Notes of a crocodile / by Qiu Miaojin ; translated by Bonnie Huie

No other world : a novel / Rahul Mehta

Confessions of the fox : a novel / Jordy Rosenberg

Marriage of a thousand lies / SJ Sindu

Lot : stories / Bryan Washington

Jonny Appleseed : a novel / Joshua Whitehead


Seahorse     Southern Migrant Mixtape     Nature Poem     Don't Call Us Dead     

Seahorse / Natasha Dennerstein

Southern migrant mixtape / Vernon Keeve III

Nature poem / Tommy Pico

Don't call us dead : poems / Danez Smith



Has the Gay Movement Failed?     We Have Always Been Here     Nitisanak     The Bold World                    

We Are Everywhere     When Brooklyn Was Queer     I'm Afraid of Men     Black on Both Sides

Has the gay movement failed/ Martin Duberman

We have always been here : a queer Muslim memoir / Samra Habib

Nîtisânak / Lindsay Nixon

The bold world : a memoir of family and transformation / Jodie Patterson

We are everywhere : protest, power, and pride in the history of Queer Liberation / Matthew Riemer and Leighton Brown ; foreword by Eric Marcus

When Brooklyn was queer / Hugh Ryan

I'm afraid of men / Vivek Shraya

Black on both sides : a racial history of trans identity / C. Riley Snorton


What a great list of

What a great list of thought-provoking books to read. One more book that came out this year to add to the list (and which I was able to check out from OPL earlier this year) is Adrienne Rich's Collected Essays: Culture, Politics and the Art of Poetry. Happy reading, everyone!

Great to see that their is a

Great to see that their is a selection of books to support the LGBTQ+ community. Many people are often afraid of showing who they really are, and it is important when places such as libraries show all the love and support to our community members. I will be sharing some of these books with my friends to help them feel more comfortable and able to accept themselves.

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