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Books You Need To Read During Pride Month, According To LGBT Authors
Look at this! For decades, the gay bookstore was one of the only public, sober social gathering spaces for LGBTQ people, often serving also as community center, date spot and health resource, says Chelak. There were 34 young-adult books featuring LGBTQ characters and published by mainstream publishers in That number increased to 79 in , according to data collected by Malinda Lo , author of Ash and A Line in the Dark. Local libraries have acquired their own stock, lending free copies in print, as ebooks and audiobooks.
With the push for diversity in literature and media still going as strong as ever perhaps even stronger than ever , it seems that publishers have finally started to seriously answer the call. The list for May through June is even longer! Or so it feels. Of particular interest to me are books that feature protagonists who identify as part of the gorgeous rainbow spectrum that is the LGBTQ community. It is, in short, going to be a blissful year of reading for book-loving queers and queer-loving readers. Fortunately for everyone, there are several great places to start looking for all this good queer content. Below are five of said publishers.
If PRIDE had a Library: 8 Gay Novels to Impress Your Date
Get your library card ready. The novel follows Tanner, who is a bisexual teen living in a Mormon community. He feels isolated because he is not Mormon, and while everyone views homosexuality as a sin, he is quietly falling for another guy. I would definitely recommend this book to anyone who loves to read. This book really helped me understand what they were going through to an extent and how to help them. The main character, Riley, also has severe anxiety, which I related to as well. It has magic, pirates, adventure, and represents sexualities that are usually invisible in media.
What it's about: Alice's summer has just been ruined by her girlfriend breaking up with her — all because Alice admitted that she is asexual. Heartbroken, she vows to swear off dating Alice can't ignore her growing crush, but she has to decide if she's willing to risk her heart again and reveal her asexuality to someone who might not understand it. What it's about: Set in Paris, this graphic novel follows Sebastian, a prince with a secret. By day, Sebastian laments his parents' fervent search for his bride-to-be, but by night, Sebastian transforms into fashion icon Lady Crystallia!