LGBTQIA Book Recs

This page is dedicated to discovering and celebrating LGBTQIA narratives.  Books featured here aim to foster awareness of LGBTQIA issues and acceptance of diverse communities.  These books are based either on careful research, or on the author’s personal experience as an Own Voices creator.  

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LGBTQIA Fiction Recs

More Happy Than Not by Adam Silvera  ★★★★★ | young adult, gay and Latino protagonist, depression and suicide
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Barracuda by Christos Tsiolkas ★★★★★ | gay Greek-Australian protagonist, homosexuality in sport industry
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For Today I Am A Boy by Kim Fu ★★★★☆ | Chinese-American trans protagonist
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George by Alex Gino ★★★★☆ | junior fiction, trans protagonist, bullying
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The Art of Being Normal by Lisa Williamson ★★★☆☆ | young adult, trans protagonists, bullying
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History Is All You Left Me by Adam Silvera ★★★★★ | young adult, gay protagonist, grief and loss
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Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli ★★★★☆ | young adult, gay protagonist
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If I Was Your Girl by Meredith Russo ★★★★☆ | young adult, trans protagonist
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LGBTQIA Nonfiction Recs

Gaysia: Adventures in the Queer East by Benjamin Law ★★★★★ | exploration of LGBTQIA life in different Asian cultures
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Gender Outlaws: The Next Generation edited by Kate Bernstein & S. Bear Bergman ★★★★★ | essays, comic art, conversations from trans-spectrum creators
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Beyond Magenta: Transgender Teens Speak Out edited and photographed by Susan Kuklin ★★★★★ | memoir anthology from trans-spectrum teens
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The Argonauts by Maggie Nelson ★★★☆☆ | memoir of marriage to gender-fluid partner
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