LGBTQ+ Resources

LGBTQ+ Resources

We've brought together a wide range of resources focused on LGBTQ+ topics. Whether you're discussing current events with someone else or learning on your own, the following books are linked here for you to use. Books are linked to our online catalog where you may place holds on items to check them out.  You can also download the list as a PDF here. 


? Be the change: the future is in your hands by Eunice Moyle by Eunice Moyle (Juvenile Nonfiction 303.4 MOY)
? What was Stonewall? by Nico Medina(Juvenile Nonfiction 306.76 MED)
? Who was Harvey Milk? by Corrine Grinapol (Juvenile Nonfiction J 923.2 MIL)

Young Adult
The ABC’s of LGBT+ by Ashley Mardell (Young Adult Nonfiction 306.76 MAR)
? Beyond Magenta: Transgender Teens Speak Out by Susan Kuklin (Young Adult Nonfiction 306.768 KUK)
? Gender identity: beyond pronouns and bathrooms by Maria Cook (Young Adult Nonfiction 305.3 COO)  
? LGBTQ+ athletes claim the field: striving for equality by Kirstin Cronn-Mills (Young Adult Fiction 796.086 CRO)
? LGBTQ: The Survival Guide for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Teens by Kelly Madrone (Young Adult Nonfiction 306.76 MAD)
? The pride guide: a guide to sexual and social health for LGBTQ youth by Jo Langford (Young Adult Nonfiction 306.76 LAN)
? A queer history of the United States for young people by Michael Bronski (Young Adult 306.76 BRO)
? Stonewall : breaking out in the fight for gay rights by Ann Bausum (Young Adult Nonfiction YA 306.76 BAU)

? Becoming Nicole: The Transformation of an American Family by Amy Ellis Nutt (eBook)
? Coming out, coming home : helping families adjust to a gay or lesbian child by Michael C. LaSala (Adult Nonfiction 306.874 LAS)
? Fine: a comic about gender by Rhea Ewing (Adult Nonfiction- Graphic Novel 741.5 EWI)
Fun Home by Alison Bechdel (Adult Nonfiction- Graphic Novel 741.5 BEC)
? Here for it: or, how to save your soul in America: essays by Eric R. Thomas (Adult Nonfiction 818.603 THO)

? LGBTQ stats: lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer people by the numbers by David Deschamps (Adult Nonfiction 306.76 DES)
? Modern HERstory: stories of women and nonbinary people rewriting history by Blair Amani (Adult Nonfiction 320.082 IMA)
? Queers in history: the comprehensive encyclopedia of historical gays, lesbians, bisexuals, and transgenders by Keith Stern (Adult Nonfiction 306.76 STE)
? Stand by me: the forgotten history of gay liberation by Jim Downs (Adult Nonfiction 306.766 DOW)
? Tomorrow will be different: love, loss, and the fight for trans equality by Sarah McBride (Adult Nonfiction 306.768 MCB) 
? Unbecoming: a memoir of disobedience by Anuradha Kristina Bhagwati (Adult Nonfiction 359.96 BHA)
? What's your pronoun?: beyond he and she by Dennis E. Baron (Adult 425.55 BAR)

? And Tango makes three by Justin Richardson (Easy RIC)
? Julia?n is a mermaid by Jessica Love (Easy LOV)
? My two moms by Claudia Harrington (Easy HAR)
? When Aidan became a brother by Kyle Lukoff (Easy LUK)
? The best man by Richard Peck (Juvenile PEC)
? Hurricane child by Kacen Callender (Juvenile CAL)
? Ivy Aberdeen's letter to the world by Ashley Herring Blake (Juvenile BLA)
? The misadventures of the family Fletcher by Dana Alison Levy (Juvenile LEV)

Young Adult
All out: the no-longer-secret stories of queer teens throughout the ages (Young Adult Fiction ALL)
? Beast by Brie Spangler (Young Adult SPA)
? Boy meets boy by David Levithan (Young Adult Levithan)
? Follow your arrow by Jessica Verdi (Young Adult VER)
? The gentleman's guide to vice and virtue by Mackenzi Lee (Young Adult Fiction LEE)
? Lily and Dunkin by Donna Gephart (Young Adult Fiction GEP)
? Little and Lion by Brandy Colbert (Young Adult Fiction COL)
? The Miseducation of Cameron Post by Emily Danforth (Young Adult DAN)
? Once and Future by A.R. Capetta (Young Adult CAP)
? Tash Hearts Tolstoy by Katie Ormsby (Young Adult Fiction ORM)
? Under shifting stars by Alexandra Latos (Young Adult LAT)
? When the moon was ours by Anna-Marie McLemore (Young Adult MCL)

? Golden Boy by Abigail Tarttelin (Adult Fiction TAR)
by Bryan Washington (Adult Fiction WAS)

? Middlesex by Jeffery Eugenides (Adult Fiction EUG)
? Outlawed by Anna North (Adult Fiction NOR)
? Red, white, and royal blue by Casey McQuiston (Adult Fiction MCQ)
? One last stop by Casey McQuiston (Adult Fiction MCQ)
? Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller (Adult Fiction - Miller)