Together at the Table: LGBTQI Materials List

Dive deeper in Sonoma County Library's Together at the Table series by exploring the following materials. 


Explore this topic further through extensive booklists of materials available to check out in the library. Materials are available for kids, families, teens and adults and come in a variety of formats including fiction, nonfiction, picture books, DVDs and graphic novels.

The materials on this list offer people of all ages opportunities to dig deeper into the topic of LGBTQI from LGBTQI history and rights to understanding the LGBTQI experience, relationships and culture.  


  Tomorrow Will Be Different: Love, Loss, and the Fight for Trans Equality by Sara McBride

 Transgender History: the roots of today's revolution by Susan Stryker

 When Harry Became Sally by Ryan T. Anderson

 Why Gender Matters by Leonard Sax

 Speak Now: Marriage Equality on Trial by Kenji Toshino

 Saving Alex: when I was fifteen I told my Mormon parents I was gay, and that's when my nightmare began by Alex Cooper

 Sister Outsider by Audre Lorde

 Eleanor and Hick: the love affair that shaped the First Lady by Susan Quinn

 Boy Erased: a memoir by Gerrard Conley

 Take Me With You by Andrea Gibson

 The Rules Do Not Apply by Ariel Levy

 Radical Hope: letters of love and dissent in dangers times by Carolina de Roberts

 A Queer and Pleasant Danger by Kate Bornstein

 Becoming Nicole: the transformation of an American family by Amy Ellis Nutt

 Forcing the Spring: inside the fight for marriage equality by Jo Becker

 The New Old Me: my late-life reinvention by Meredith Maran

 The Naked Civil Servant by Quentin Crisp

 How to Survive a Plague: the inside story of how citizens and science tamed AIDS by David France

 The Gay Revolution: the story of the struggle by Lillian Faderman

 StoneWall: the riots that sparked the gay revolution by David Carter

 Becoming an Ally to the Gender-Expansive Child: a guide for parents and carers by Anna Bianchi


  Speak No Evil by Uzodinma Iweala
 Dryland by Sara Jaffe
 The Gods of Tango by Carolina de Robertis
 The Danish Girl: a novel by David Ebershoff
 The Sunlight Pilgrims by Jenni Fagan
 The Animators by Kayla Rae Whitaker
 Death in Venice by Thomas Mann
 The Lauras by Sara Taylor
 Before Everything by Victoria Redel


  The Miseducation of Cameron Post by Emily M. Danforth

 Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli

 This Book is Gay by Juno Dawson

 Fun House: a family tragicomic by Alison Bechdel

 All Out: the no-longer secret stories of queer teens throughout the ages by Saundra Mitchell

 The Perks of being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

 Boy Meets Boy by David Levithan

 Naomi and Ely's No Kiss List: a novel by Rachel Cohn & David Levithan

 Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You by Peter Cameron

 Rainbow Boys by Alex Sanchez

 Openly Straight by Bill Konigsberg 

 Georgia Peaches and Other Forbidden Fruit by Jaye Robin Brown

 Look Both Ways by Alison Cherry

  Unbecoming by Jenny Downham

 Symptoms of Being Human by Jeff Garvin

 Girl Mans Up by M.E. Girad

 We Are The Ants by Shaun David Hutchinson

 You Know Me Well by David Levithan

 LGBTQ+ Athletes Claim the Field: Striving for Equality by Kirstin Cronn-Mills

 If I Was Your Girl by Meredith Russo 

 When the Moon was Ours by Anna-Marie McLemore

 Being Jazz: my life as a (transgender) teen by Jazz Jennings

 Beyond Magenta: transgender teens speak out by Susan Kuklin

 The Art of Being Normal by Lisa Williamson


  Lily and Dunkin by Donna Gephart

 The Other Boy by M.G. Hennessey 

 Worm Loves Worm by J.J. Austrian

 ¡Soy Una Niña! by Yasmeen Ismail

 Home At Last by Vera B. Williams

 My Two Moms by Claudia Harrington

 George by Alex Gino

 I Am Jazz by Jazz Jennings & Jessica Herthel

 The Pants Project by Cat Clarke

 Saturdays with Hitchcock by Ellen Wittlinger

 Gracefully Grayson by Ami Polonsky


 The Normal Heart (2014) 
 The Strange History of Don't Ask, Don't Tell: inside the fight to speak out (2012) 
 Milk (2009)
  3 Generations (2015)
 Philadelphia (1993)
 Pride (2014) 
 Bridegroom (2012)


The Together at the Table project was supported in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian.

The opinions expressed herein do not reflect the position of the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Srevices, the California State Library, or the Sonoma County Library, and no official endorsement by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services, the California State Library, or the Sonoma County Library should be inferred.