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Pride Colors by Robin Stevenson
PB BOARD
Through gentle rhymes and colorful photographs of adorable children, Pride Colors is a celebration of the deep unconditional love of a parent or caregiver for a young child. The profound message of this delightful board book is you are free to be whoever you choose to be; you'll always be loved.
Stonewall Riots: Coming Out in the Streets by Gayle E Pitman
HISTORY US 20TH JNF PIT
This book is about the Stonewall Riots, a series of spontaneous, often violent demonstrations by members of the gay (LGBTQ+) community in reaction to a police raid that took place in the early morning hours of June 28, 1969, at the Stonewall Inn in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City. The Riots are attributed as the spark that ignited the LGBTQ+ Movement.
Stonewall: A Building. An Uprising. A Revolution by Rob Sanders
HISTORY US 20TH JNF SAN
Celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising with the very first picture book to tell of its historic and inspiring role in the gay civil rights movement.
Pride: Celebrating Diversity & Community by Robin Stevenson
LIFE JNF STE
Examines the importance of embracing diversity and fighting for freedom and equality for lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgender people around the world.
Rainbow: A First Book of Pride by Michael Genhart PhD
LIFE JNF GEN
Children from different kinds of families demonstrate the original meanings of the colors in the rainbow flag, and then come together at a Pride parade.
Am I Blue?: Coming Out from the Silence
TEEN AM
A collection of short stories about homosexuality by such authors as Bruce Coville, M.E. Kerr, William Sleator, and Jane Yolen.
Trans Mission: My Quest to a Beard by Alex Bertie
BIOGRAPHY TEEN BERTIE
Bertie recounts his life, struggles, and victories as a young trans man. Along the way, he provides readers with accessible explanations of gender, sexuality, and transitions. He explores without judgment how complicated all these things can be, and how many equally authentic ways there are to live as yourself and find happiness.
Little & Lion by Brandy Colbert
TEEN COLBERT
Suzette returns home to Los Angeles from boarding school and grapples with her bisexual identity when she and her brother Lionel fall in love with the same girl, pushing Lionel's bipolar disorder to spin out of control and forcing Suzette to confront her own demons.
As the Crow Flies by Melanie Gillman
GRAPHIC TEEN AS
A queer, black teenager finds herself stranded in a dangerous and unfamiliar place: an all-white Christian youth backpacking camp.
Trans Teen Survival Guide by Fox Fisher, Owl Fisher
SOCSCI TEEN FIS
Frank, friendly, and funny, the Trans Teen Survival Guide will inform, empower, and arm you with all the tips, confidence, and practical advice needed to navigate life as a trans teen.
The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai
MAKKAI
A novel set in 1980s Chicago and contemporary Paris follows the director of a Chicago art gallery and a woman looking for her estranged daughter in Paris who both struggle to come to terms with the ways AIDS has affected their lives.
The Book of Pride: LGBTQ Heroes Who Changed the World by Mason Funk
BIOGRAPHY FUN
The Book of Pride captures the true story of the gay rights movement from the 1960s to the present, through richly detailed, stunning interviews with the leaders, activists, and ordinary people who witnessed the movement and made it happen.
The Stonewall Reader
SOCSCI LGBT STO
For the fiftieth anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, an anthology chronicling the tumultuous fight for LGBTQ rights in the 1960s and the activists who spearheaded it, with a foreword by Edmund White.
Raised by Unicorns: Stories from People with LGBTQ+ Parents
RELATION FAMILY RAI
In recent years, the world has been saturated by endless blogs, articles, and books devoted to the subject of LGBTQ+ parenting. On the flip side, finding stories written by the children of LGBTQ+ parents is akin to searching for a needle in a haystack.
Building a Bridge: How the Catholic Church and the LGBT Community Can Enter into a Relationship of Respect, Compassion, and Sensitivity by James Martin
RELIGION CHRISTIAN MAR
The Jesuit priest advocates that Catholic leaders accept and relate to their LGBT church members, encouraging respect, compassion, and sensitivity towards these fellow Catholics, and includes spiritual resources for this community and their friends and families.
Beyond Trans: Does Gender Matter? by Heath Fogg Davis
SOCSCI LGBT DAV
Beyond Trans pushes the conversation on gender identity to its limits: questioning the need for gender categories in the first place. Whether on birth certificates or college admissions applications or on bathroom doors, why do we need to mark people and places with sex categories? Do they serve a real purpose or are these places and forms just mechanisms of exclusion?
Love and Resistance: Out of the Closet into the Stonewall Era
SOCSCI LGBT LOV
Lahusen is a pioneering photojournalist who captured pivotal moments in the LGBTQ civil rights movement. Davies, in turn, is one of the most important photojournalists who documented gay, lesbian, and trans liberation, as well as civil rights, feminist, and antiwar movements. This powerful collection--which captures the energy, humor, and humanity of the groundbreaking protests that surrounded the Stonewall Riots--celebrates the diversity of this rights movement.
Modern HERstory: Stories of Women and Nonbinary People Rewriting History by Blair Imani
BIOGRAPHY IMA
An illustrated and informative primer on the progressive social change movements of the last 60 years as told through the stories of 60 diverse female and non-binary leaders in those movements, from the Civil Rights Movement and Stonewall riots through today.
Queer (In)Justice: The Criminalization of LGBT People in the United States by Joey L. Mogul, Andrea J. Ritchie, Kay Whitlock
SOCSCI LGBT MOG
Draws on years of research, activism, and legal advocacy to present an examination of the gay experience, illustrating the continuing punishment of gay expression in the United States and illuminating strategies for change.
Don't Call Us Dead: Poems by Danez Smith
LITERATURE POETRY SMI
A collection of works that opens with a heartrending sequence that imagines an afterlife for black men shot by police—a place where suspicion, violence and grief are forgotten and replaced with the safety, love and longevity they deserved here on earth.