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Surpassing Certainty: What My Twenties Taught Me Cover Image
ISBN: 9781501145803
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Published: Atria Books - May 1st, 2018

"A defining chronicle of strength and spirit" (Kirkus Reviews), Surpassing Certainty is a portrait of a young woman searching for her purpose and place in the world--without a road map to guide her. This memoir "should be required reading for your 20s" (Cosmopolitan).

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Love Is Love Cover Image
By Marc Andreyko (Editor), Phil Jimenez (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781631409394
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Published: IDW Publishing - January 10th, 2017

The comic book industry comes together to honor those killed in the Pulse nightclub shooting, which took place on June 12, 2016, in Orlando.

Under the Udala Trees Cover Image
ISBN: 9780544811799
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Published: Mariner Books - September 20th, 2016

"If you've ever wondered if love can conquer all, read this] stunning coming-of-age debut." -- Marie Claire

A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice

Named a Best Book of the Year by
NPR * BuzzFeed * Bustle * Shelf Awareness * Publishers Lunch

" This] love story has hypnotic power."--The New Yorker

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ISBN: 9780802127372
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Published: Grove Press - November 14th, 2017

A national bestseller from the "prolific and exceptionally insightful" (Globe and Mail) Roxane Gay, Difficult Women is a collection of stories of rare force that paints a wry, beautiful, haunting vision of modern America.

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Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic Cover Image
ISBN: 9780618871711
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Published: Mariner Books - June 1st, 2007

A fresh and brilliantly told memoir from a cult favorite comic artist, marked by gothic twists, a family funeral home, sexual angst, and great books.

This breakout book by Alison Bechdel is a darkly funny family tale, pitch-perfectly illustrated with Bechdel's sweetly gothic drawings. Like Marjane Satrapi's Persepolis, it's a story exhilaratingly suited to graphic memoir form.

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Her Body and Other Parties: Stories Cover Image
ISBN: 9781555977887
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Published: Graywolf Press - October 3rd, 2017

Finalist for the National Book Award for Fiction

" These stories] vibrate with originality, queerness, sensuality and the strange."--Roxane Gay

"In these formally brilliant and emotionally charged tales, Machado gives literal shape to women's memories and hunger and desire. I couldn't put it down."--Karen Russell

An Unkindness of Ghosts Cover Image
ISBN: 9781617755880
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Published: Akashic Books - October 3rd, 2017

A Best Book of 2017: The Guardian (SF and Fantasy), NPR Book Concierge, Publishers Weekly (SF/F), Library Journal (SF/F), Bustle (Fiction), Bookish (Best Book to Give), Barnes & Noble (SF and Fantasy/Alternate Universe Pick).

2018 Locus Award Finalist (First Novel)

CLMP Firecracker Award Finalist

America Vol. 1: The Life and Times of America Chavez Cover Image
By Gabby Rivera (Text by (Art/Photo Books)), Joe Quinones (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781302908812
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Published: Marvel Comics - October 31st, 2017

At last Everyone's favorite no-nonsense powerhouse, America Chavez, gets her own series Critically acclaimed young-adult novelist Gabby Rivera and all-star artist Joe Quinones unite to shine a solo spotlight on America's high-octane and hard-hitting adventures She was a Young Avenger. She leads the Ultimates.

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Passing Strange Cover Image
ISBN: 9780765389527
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Published: St. Martin's Press - January 24th, 2017

When I saw this cover I fell in love at first sight. Then I started reading it, and I knew it was more than a passing infatuation. This novella follows six women in San Francisco in 1940. Klages effortlessly blends magic, noir, and love into the very real state of what was the LGBT community of the era. I enjoyed it so much I wished it would never end. - Karena

Ash Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316040105
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 5th, 2010

A queer Cinderella retelling in this lyrical, modern classic, by award-winning author Malinda Lo--now with a fresh, updated cover, a letter from the author, a Q&A, and more

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If You Could Be Mine Cover Image
ISBN: 9781616204556
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Published: Algonquin Young Readers - September 9th, 2014

Winner of the Lambda Literary Award for LGBT Children's/Young Adult
One of Rolling Stone's 40 Best YA Novels
A 2014 ALA Rainbow List Top 10 Title
A Booklist Top 10 First Novels for Youth 2013
A Chicago Public Library "Best of the Best" 2013

This Forbidden Romance Could Cost Them Their Lives

When the Moon Was Ours Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250160102
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Published: Wednesday Books - February 13th, 2018

From the author of The Weight of Feathers comes a young adult novel about a girl hiding the truth, a boy with secrets from his past, and four sisters who could ruin them both.

Recipient of a Stonewall Honor and longlisted for the National Book Award, McLemore delivers a second stunning and utterly romantic novel, again tinged with magic.

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Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More Cover Image
ISBN: 9781476709130
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Published: Atria Books - December 2nd, 2014

New York Times Bestseller - Winner of the 2015 WOMEN'S WAY Book Prize - Goodreads Best of 2014 Semi-Finalist - Books for a Better Life Award Finalist - Lambda Literary Award Finalist - Time Magazine "30 Most Influential People on the Internet" - American Library Association Stonewall Honor Book

Excluded: Making Feminist and Queer Movements More Inclusive Cover Image
ISBN: 9781580055048
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Published: Seal Press (CA) - October 1st, 2013

While many feminist and queer movements are designed to challenge sexism, they often simultaneously police gender and sexualitysometimes just as fiercely as the straight, male-centric mainstream does. Among LGBTQ activists, there is a long history of lesbians and gay men dismissing bisexuals, transgender people, and other gender and sexual minorities.

Love on Trial: Our Supreme Court Fight for the Right to Marry Cover Image
ISBN: 9781938901652
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Published: Roaring Forties Press - May 9th, 2017

Told in their own voice, this is the story of two women who took their struggle for marriage equality all the way to the Supreme Court--and won.

The true story of a nice Jewish boy who joins the Church of Scientology and leaves twelve years later to become the lovely lady she is today

From the Hardcover edition.

Not My Father's Son: A Memoir Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062225078
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Published: Dey Street Books - May 5th, 2015


“Equal parts memoir, whodunnit, and manual for living . . . a beautifully written, honest look at the forces of blood and bone that make us who we are, and how we make ourselves.”  --Neil Gaiman

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Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe Cover Image
ISBN: 9781442408937
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - April 1st, 2014

This Printz Honor Book is a "tender, honest exploration of identity" (Publishers Weekly) that distills lyrical truths about family and friendship.

Beyond Magenta: Transgender Teens Speak Out Cover Image
ISBN: 9780763673680
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Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - March 10th, 2015

A 2015 Stonewall Honor Book

A groundbreaking work of LGBT literature takes an honest look at the life, love, and struggles of transgender teens.

ISBN: 9780807033890
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Published: Beacon Press - May 30th, 2017

Debunks the twenty-one most common myths and misperceptions about transgender issues

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And Tango Makes Three Cover Image
ISBN: 9781481449946
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Published: Little Simon - June 2nd, 2015

The heartwarming true story of two penguins who create a nontraditional family is narrated by award-winning actor Neil Patrick Harris in this book and CD package.

Queer: The Ultimate LGBT Guide for Teens Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780981973340
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Published: Zest Books - June 1st, 2011

Teen life is hard enough with all of the pressures kids face, but for teens who are LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender), it's even harder. When do you decide to come out? To whom? Will your friends accept you? And how on earth do you meet people to date?

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George (Scholastic Gold) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780545812573
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - April 25th, 2017

George joins the Scholastic Gold line, which features award-winning and beloved novels. Includes exclusive bonus content

When people look at George, they think they see a boy. But she knows she's not a boy. She knows she's a girl.

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Against Equality: Queer Revolution, Not Mere Inclusion Cover Image
By Ryan Conrad (Editor)
ISBN: 9781849351843
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Published: AK Press - April 15th, 2014

When "rights" go wrong.

Two Boys Kissing Cover Image
ISBN: 9780307931917
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Published: Ember - May 12th, 2015

"You have to read this." --Rainbow Rowell, bestselling author of Eleanor & Park

I Am Jazz Cover Image
ISBN: 9780803741072
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Published: Dial Books - September 4th, 2014

The story of a transgender child based on the real-life experience of Jazz Jennings, who has become a spokesperson for transkids everywhere

Whatever...Love Is Love: Questioning the Labels We Give Ourselves Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062351845
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Published: Dey Street Books - January 26th, 2016

The acclaimed actress and dedicated activist shares her personal journey of discovery, and destroys outdated ideas about partnership, love and family that will resonate with anyone in an unconventional life situation.

Frank: A Life in Politics from the Great Society to Same-Sex Marriage Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250083265
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Published: Picador USA - March 1st, 2016


"I once] said to Frank] I was sorry I would never be able to vote for him as the first gay president of the United States. After reading this book, I am sorrier than ever."--Garry Wills, The New York Review of Books

Transfigurations Cover Image
ISBN: 9780983343400
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Published: 7 Angels Press - September 15th, 2011

Known for her compassionate and revealing photographic images of underground subcultures, Bay Area documentary photographer Jana Marcus’ award-winning work, Transfigurations, is a startling and groundbreaking photographic series on the transgender community.

Speaking Out: Queer Youth in Focus Cover Image
By Rachelle Lee Smith, Rachelle Lee Smith (Photographer), Graeme Taylor (Afterword by)
ISBN: 9781629630410
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Published: PM Press - November 15th, 2014

Winner of:
2015 Rainbow Award Winner; Best Bisexual, Transgender & LGBT Debut

Untangling the Knot: Queer Voices on Marriage, Relationships & Identity (Openbook) Cover Image
By Carter Sickels (Editor)
ISBN: 9781932010756
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Published: Ooligan Press - February 28th, 2015

"Untangling the Knot: Marriage, Relationships & Identity," an anthology of essays and creative nonfiction, delves past the mainstream focus on marriage equality beyond the knot to examine the broad scope of issues facing members of the LGBTQ community. The collection sheds light on what marriage equality actually means for queer communities.

Nobody Passes: Rejecting the Rules of Gender and Conformity Cover Image
ISBN: 9781580051842
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Published: Seal Press (CA) - December 1st, 2006

Nobody Passes is a collection of essays that confronts and challenges the very notion of belonging. By examining the perilous intersections of identity, categorization, and community, contributors challenge societal mores and countercultural norms. Nobody Passes explores and critiques the various systems of power seen (or not seen) in the act of passing.

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Aye, and Gomorrah: And Other Stories Cover Image
ISBN: 9780375706714
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Published: Vintage - April 8th, 2003

Samuel R. "Chip" Delaney - everyone's favorite queer sci-fi Santa. His work stands the test of time as influential, imaginative, and provocative. This collection especially delves into themes of gender, race, and sexuality. - Jax

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Hold Your Own: Poems Cover Image
ISBN: 9781632862051
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Published: Bloomsbury USA - March 10th, 2015


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The End of San Francisco Cover Image
ISBN: 9780872865723
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Published: City Lights Books - March 19th, 2013

The End of San Francisco breaks apart the conventions of memoir to reveal the passions and perils of a life that refuses to conform to the rules of straight or gay normalcy.

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Queer: A Graphic History Cover Image
By Meg-John Barker, Julia Scheele (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781785780714
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Published: Icon Books - November 15th, 2016

Activist-academic Meg John Barker and cartoonist Julia Scheele illuminate the histories of queer thought and LGBTQ+ action in this groundbreaking non-fiction graphic novel. A kaleidoscope of characters from the diverse worlds of pop-culture, film, activism and academia guide us on a journey through the ideas, people and events that have shaped 'queer theory'.


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