September’s Virtual Teen Pride Club: Queer Latinx Voices

Submitted by edawson on September 1, 2021 - 3:02pm

Our Virtual Pride Club for Teens ages 13-18 continues this month with the theme of Queer Latinx Voices! Hispanic Heritage Month runs from September 15-October 15, and is a time to recognize and honor the histories, culture, and contributions of Hispanic or Latinx folks. We will be meeting online at 4:00 pm every Tuesday in September. New participants are always welcome! For more information, email teenpride@sonomalibrary.org.

To register for the September Virtual Teen Pride Club, follow the links below:

  • September 7
  • September 14
  • September 21
  • September 28

Our Recommendations:

(Hint: click on the book covers to go to the library catalog)

Fifteen Hundred Miles from the Sun

Fifteen Hundred Miles from the Sun
by Jonny Garza Villa (they/them)

The Grief Keeper

The Grief Keeper
by Alexandra Villasante (she/her)

Cemetery Boys

Cemetery Boys
by Aiden Thomas (he/they)

They Both Die at the End

They Both Die at the End
by Adam Silvera (he/him)

You Brought Me the Ocean

You Brought Me the Ocean
by Alex Sanchez (he/him)

Juliet Takes a Breath

Juliet Takes a Breath
by Gabby Rivera (She/her)

Chulito

Chulito
by Charles Rice-González (he/him)

Each of Us a Desert

Each of Us a Desert
by Mark Oshiro (they/he)

We Set the Dark on Fire

We Set the Dark on Fire
by Tehlor Kay Mejia (she/her)

Miss Meteor

Miss Meteor
by Tehlor Kay Mejia (she/her) & Anna-Marie McLemore (they/them)

The Mirror Season

The Mirror Season
by Anna-Marie McLemore (they/them)

Indivisible

Indivisible
by Daniel Aleman (he/him)

Clap When You Land

Clap When You Land
by Elizabeth Acevedo (she/her)

 

 

 

 

Famous Queer Latinx icons to celebrate, this month and all yearlong!

Violet Chachki

Violet Chachki
(she/her/they/them)
Drag Queen and 2015 Winner of RuPaul’s Drag Race

Rosario Dawson

Rosario Dawson
(she/her)
Actress and Producer

Bianca Del Rio

Bianca Del Rio
(she/her)
Drag Queen and 2014 Winner of RuPaul’s Drag Race

Felicia Elizondo

Felicia Elizondo
(she/her)
Activist and Present at the 1966 San Francisco Compton’s Cafeteria Riot

Renee Goust

Renee Goust
(she/they)
Singer/Songwriter

Juana Inés de la Cruz

Juana Inés de la Cruz
(she/her)
Writer, Philosopher, Composer, Poet, and Hieronyite Nun

Frida Kahlo

Frida Kahlo
(she/her)
Artist

Carmen Maria Machado

Carmen Maria Machado
(she/her)
Author and 2017 Winner of the Lambda Literary Award

Ricky Martin

Ricky Martin
(he/him)
Singer/Pop Star

Melanie Martinez

Melanie Martinez
(she/her)
Singer/Songwriter

Donna Personna

Donna Personna
(she/her)
Transgender Rights Activist and Artist

Sylvia Rivera

Sylvia Rivera
(she/her)
Activist and Veteran of the 1969 Stonewall Inn Uprising

Michelle Rodriguez

Michelle Rodriguez
(she/her)
Actress

José Sarria

José Sarria
(he/him)
First openly gay candidate for public office in the U.S., Drag Queen, and Political Activist

Kali Uchis

Kali Uchis
(she/her)
Singer/Songwriter

 

 

 

 

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