In celebration of Pride Month, we’ve compiled a list of books from all genres that uplift LGBTQ+ voices, celebrate LGBTQ+ culture and support LGBTQ+ rights. Whether you’re into sci-fi or romantic comedy novels, this list has a book for you!
“The Book of Pride” by Mason Funk – a beautifully crafted book about LGBTQ+ heroes who changed the world.
“Hello Beautiful” by Ann Napolitano – a novel about four sisters who learn what is possible when we choose to love someone not despite who they are but because of who they are.
“Love Is All You Need” by Andrews McMeel – a blissful book that proudly celebrates love’s glorious diversity.
“Pride: The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag” by Rob Sanders – based on an empowering true story, this book traces the evolution of the Gay Pride Flag from its beginnings in 1978 to its role in today’s world.
“What If It’s Us” by Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera –a young adult, romantic comedy novel about two teenage boys who meet each other by chance and fall for each other.
“Life Isn’t Binary: On Being Both, Beyond, and In-Between” by Alex Iantaffi and Meg-John Barker –this book addresses the idea of non-binary and binary thinking regarding our relationships, bodies, emotions, wellbeing and sense of identity.
“Be An Inclusion Ally: ABCs of LGBTQ+” by Lisa Koenecke – a practical guide to understanding and supporting family, friends, colleagues, or anyone in the LGBTQ+ community.
“Queerstory: An Infographic History of the Fight for LGBTQ+ Rights” by Rebecca Strickson – an inspirational infographic guide celebrating remarkable stories, events, and landmarks of the global LGBTQ+ movement and the fight toward equality throughout history.
“This Is Our Rainbow: 16 Stories of Her, Him, Them, and Us” by Katherine Locke – a collection of easy-to-read non-fiction, fantasy, and sci-fi stories catered to middle schoolers, that explain and educate about each letter of the LGBTQ+ acronym.
“We Are the Rainbow! The Colors of Pride” by Claire Winslow –learn about the meaning of each color on the LGBTQ+ Pride Flag in this children’s book.
“The Guncle” by Steven Rowley – this book deals with issues of loss, gay love, and the intangible things that bind families together.
We hope you’ll take time to check out these books and continue to support and celebrate the LGBTQ+ community this Pride Month and always.