QUEER NONFICTION

QUEER
NONFICTION

This page only lists the books we have physically collected. Bi, pan, and fluid sexuality can overlap with many other identities, and our history has always been intertwined. Literature about other queer issues is often relevant to m-spec specific research!

This page only lists the books we have physically collected. Bi, pan, and fluid sexuality can overlap with many other identities, and our history has always been intertwined. Literature about other queer issues is often relevant to m-spec specific research!


QUEER LIFE & IDENTITY


• The Letter Q: Queer Writers Notes to their Younger Selves edited by Sarah Moon
• Looking Queer: Body Image and Identity in Lesbian, Bisexual, Gay, and Transgender Communities by John Dececco
• Love’s Refraction: Jealousy and Compersion in Queer Women’s Polyamorous Relationships by Jillian Deri
• Nobody Passes: Rejecting the Rules of Gender and Conformity by Mattilda aka Matt Berntein Sycamore
• Our Time: Breaking the Silence of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” by Josh Seefried
• Queer Girls and Popular Culture : Reading, Resisting, and Creating Media by Susan Driver
• Queer Youth Cultures edited by Susan Driver
• She’s Just Not That Into You: The Fab Femme’s Guide to Queer Love & Dating by Aryka Randall
• Straight: The Surprisingly Short History of Heterosexuality by Hanne Blank
• Surface Tension: Love, Sex and Politics Between Lesbians and Straight Women by Meg Daly
• This Book Is Gay by Juno Dawson
• Toms and Dees: Transgender Identity and Female Same-Sex Relationships in Thailand by Megan J. Sinnott


American Queer, Now and Then by David Shneer
• Are the Kids All Right? : Representations of LGBTQ Characters in Children’s and Young Adult Literature by B.J. Epstein
 Ace: What Asexuality Reveals About Desire, Society, and the Meaning of Sex by Angela Chen
• Can Everyone Please Calm Down?: A Guide to 21st Century Sexuality by Mae Martin
• Dear John, I Love Jane: Women Write About Leaving Men for Women edited by Candace Walsh & Laura Andre
• Fair Play: How LGBT Athletes Are Claiming Their Rightful Place in Sports by Cyd Zeigler
Family Pride: What LGBT Families Should Know about Navigating Home School and Safety in Their Neighborhoods by Michael Shelton
• From Queer to Eternity: Spirituality in the Lives of Lesbian Gay and Bisexual People Lesbian and Gay Studies by Peter Sweasey
• Greetings from Janeland: Women Write More About Leaving Men for Women edited by Candace Walsh
• Honeypot: Black Southern Women Who Love Women by Patrick E. Johnson
• The Invisible Orientation: An Introduction to Asexuality by Julie Sondra Decker
• The Letter Q: Queer Writers Notes to their Younger Selves edited by Sarah Moon
• Looking Queer: Body Image and Identity in Lesbian, Bisexual, Gay, and Transgender Communities by John Dececco
• Love’s Refraction: Jealousy and Compersion in Queer Women’s Polyamorous Relationships by Jillian Deri
• Nobody Passes: Rejecting the Rules of Gender and Conformity by Mattilda aka Matt Berntein Sycamore
• Our Time: Breaking the Silence of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” by Josh Seefried
• Queer Girls and Popular Culture : Reading, Resisting, and Creating Media by Susan Driver
• Queer Youth Cultures edited by Susan Driver
• She’s Just Not That Into You: The Fab Femme’s Guide to Queer Love & Dating by Aryka Randall
• Straight: The Surprisingly Short History of Heterosexuality by Hanne Blank
• Surface Tension: Love, Sex and Politics Between Lesbians and Straight Women by Meg Daly
• This Book Is Gay by Juno Dawson
• Toms and Dees: Transgender Identity and Female Same-Sex Relationships in Thailand by Megan J. Sinnott


QUEER THEORY, HISTORY & ACTIVISM


• 50 Queers Who Changed the World A Celebration of LGBTQ Icons by Dan Jones
• Against Equality: Queer Revolution, Not Mere Inclusion by Ryan Conrad (editor)
American Queer, Now and Then by David Shneer
And the Band Played On: Politics, People, and the AIDS Epidemic by Randy Shilts
The Attack Queers Liberal Society and the Gay Right by Richard Goldstein
• Blood, Bread, and Poetry: Selected Prose 1979-1985 by Adrienne Rich
• Bodies That Matter: On the Discursive Limits of Sex by Judith Butler
• Bulldaggers, Pansies, and Chocolate Babies: Performance, Race, and Sexuality in the Harlem Renaissance by James F. Wilson
• Creating a Place for Ourselves: Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Community Histories by E.W. Swanton
Disorderly Conduct: Visions of Gender in Victorian America by Carroll Smith-Rosenberg
• Excluded: Making Feminist & Queer Movements More Inclusive by Julia Serano
• Fair Play: How LGBT Athletes Are Claiming Their Rightful Place in Sports by Cyd Zeigler
• Forms of Desire: Sexual Orientation and the Social Constructionist Controversy by Edward Stein
• Gaga Feminism: Sex Gender and the End of Normal by J. Jack Halberstam
• Gay Rebel of the Harlem Renaissance: Selections from the Work of Richard Bruce Nugent by Richard Bruce, Thomas H. Wirth
• Gay Voices of the Harlem Renaissance by A. B. Christa Schwarz, Darlene Clark Hine, John McCluskey
• Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity by Judith Butler
Inseparable: Desire Between Women in Literature by Emma Donoghue
• The Lavender Vote: Lesbians, Gay Men, and Bisexuals in American Electoral Politics by Mark Hertzog
• Love’s Refraction: Jealousy and Compersion in Queer Women’s Polyamorous Relationships by Jillian Deri
 • Nobody Passes: Rejecting the Rules of Gender and Conformity by Mattilda aka Matt Bernstein Sycamore

• Odd Girls and Twilight Lovers: A History of Lesbian Life in Twentieth-Century America by Lillian Faderman
• One Million Strong: The 1993 March on Washington for Lesbian, Gay, and Bi Equal Rights by Cece Cox, Lisa Means, and Lisa Pope
 Our Time: Breaking the Silence of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” by Josh Seefried
A Plain Brown Rapper by Rita Mae Brown
• Queer (In)Justice: The Criminalization of LGBT People in the United States by Joey L. Mogul, Andrea J. Ritchie, & Kay Whitlock
• Queer Studies: A Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Anthology by Brett Beemyn & Mickey Eliason (editors)
• Queer Theory edited by Iain Morland, Larry Kramer, and Annabelle Willox
• Queer Theory, Gender Theory: An Instant Primer by Riki Wilchins
• Queer X Design: 50 Years of Signs, Symbols, Banners, Logos, and Graphic Art of LGBTQ by Andy Campbell
• Queer Youth Cultures edited by Susan Driver
• Respectably Queer: Diversity Culture in LGBT Activist Organizations by Jane Ward
• Scared Straight: Why It’s So Hard to Accept Gay People and Why It’s So Hard to Be Human by Robert N. Minor
• Sexual Politics by Kate Millett
• Sisters, Sexperts, Queers: Beyond the Lesbian Nation Plume edited by Arlene Stein
• Stonewall: The Riots That Sparked the Gay Revolution by David Carter
• Surface Tension: Love, Sex and Politics Between Lesbians and Straight Women by Meg Daly
• Three Essays on the Theory of Sexuality by Sigmund Freud, translated & revised by James Strachey
To Believe in Women: What Lesbians Have Done for America – A History by Lillian Faderman
Transgender History by Susan Stryker
• Transgender Warriors: Making History from Joan of Arc to Dennis Rodman by Leslie Feinberg
• Undoing Gender by Judith Butler
• Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments : Intimate Histories of Social Upheaval by Saidiya Hartman

• 50 Queers Who Changed the World A Celebration of LGBTQ Icons by Dan Jones
• Against Equality: Queer Revolution, Not Mere Inclusion by Ryan Conrad (editor)
American Queer, Now and Then by David Shneer
And the Band Played On: Politics, People, and the AIDS Epidemic by Randy Shilts
The Attack Queers Liberal Society and the Gay Right by Richard Goldstein
• Blood, Bread, and Poetry: Selected Prose 1979-1985 by Adrienne Rich
• Bodies That Matter: On the Discursive Limits of Sex by Judith Butler
• Bulldaggers, Pansies, and Chocolate Babies: Performance, Race, and Sexuality in the Harlem Renaissance by James F. Wilson
• Creating a Place for Ourselves: Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Community Histories by E.W. Swanton
Disorderly Conduct: Visions of Gender in Victorian America by Carroll Smith-Rosenberg
• Excluded: Making Feminist & Queer Movements More Inclusive by Julia Serano
• Fair Play: How LGBT Athletes Are Claiming Their Rightful Place in Sports by Cyd Zeigler
• Forms of Desire: Sexual Orientation and the Social Constructionist Controversy by Edward Stein
• Gaga Feminism: Sex Gender and the End of Normal by J. Jack Halberstam
• Gay Rebel of the Harlem Renaissance: Selections from the Work of Richard Bruce Nugent by Richard Bruce, Thomas H. Wirth
• Gay Voices of the Harlem Renaissance by A. B. Christa Schwarz, Darlene Clark Hine, John McCluskey
• Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity by Judith Butler
Inseparable: Desire Between Women in Literature by Emma Donoghue
• The Lavender Vote: Lesbians, Gay Men, and Bisexuals in American Electoral Politics by Mark Hertzog
• Love’s Refraction: Jealousy and Compersion in Queer Women’s Polyamorous Relationships by Jillian Deri
 • Nobody Passes: Rejecting the Rules of Gender and Conformity by Mattilda aka Matt Bernstein Sycamore
• Odd Girls and Twilight Lovers: A History of Lesbian Life in Twentieth-Century America by Lillian Faderman
• One Million Strong: The 1993 March on Washington for Lesbian, Gay, and Bi Equal Rights by Cece Cox, Lisa Means, and Lisa Pope
 Our Time: Breaking the Silence of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” by Josh Seefried
A Plain Brown Rapper by Rita Mae Brown
• Queer (In)Justice: The Criminalization of LGBT People in the United States by Joey L. Mogul, Andrea J. Ritchie, & Kay Whitlock
• Queer Studies: A Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Anthology by Brett Beemyn & Mickey Eliason (editors)
• Queer Theory edited by Iain Morland, Larry Kramer, and Annabelle Willox
• Queer Theory, Gender Theory: An Instant Primer by Riki Wilchins
• Queer X Design: 50 Years of Signs, Symbols, Banners, Logos, and Graphic Art of LGBTQ by Andy Campbell
• Queer Youth Cultures edited by Susan Driver
• Respectably Queer: Diversity Culture in LGBT Activist Organizations by Jane Ward
• Scared Straight: Why It’s So Hard to Accept Gay People and Why It’s So Hard to Be Human by Robert N. Minor
• Sexual Politics by Kate Millett
• Sisters, Sexperts, Queers: Beyond the Lesbian Nation Plume edited by Arlene Stein
• Stonewall: The Riots That Sparked the Gay Revolution by David Carter
• Surface Tension: Love, Sex and Politics Between Lesbians and Straight Women by Meg Daly
• Three Essays on the Theory of Sexuality by Sigmund Freud, translated & revised by James Strachey
To Believe in Women: What Lesbians Have Done for America – A History by Lillian Faderman
Transgender History by Susan Stryker
• Transgender Warriors: Making History from Joan of Arc to Dennis Rodman by Leslie Feinberg
• Undoing Gender by Judith Butler
• Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments : Intimate Histories of Social Upheaval by Saidiya Hartman


QUEER SEX EDUCATION


 The Ethical Slut: A Practical Guide to Polyamory, Open Relationships, & Other Freedoms in Sex & Love by Janet W. Hardy & Dossie Easton
• Love’s Refraction: Jealousy and Compersion in Queer Women’s Polyamorous Relationships by Jillian Deri
• More Than Two: A Practical Guide to Ethical Polyamory by Franklin Veaux & Eve Rickert

• The New Bottoming Book by Janet W. Hardy and Dossie Easton
• The New Topping Book by Janet W. Hardy and Dossie Easton
• She’s Just Not That Into You: The Fab Femme’s Guide to Queer Love & Dating by Aryka Randall
• What You Really Really Want: The Smart Girl’s Shame-Free Guide to Sex and Safety by Jaclyn Friedman

 The Ethical Slut: A Practical Guide to Polyamory, Open Relationships, & Other Freedoms in Sex & Love by Janet W. Hardy & Dossie Easton
• Love’s Refraction: Jealousy and Compersion in Queer Women’s Polyamorous Relationships by Jillian Deri
• More Than Two: A Practical Guide to Ethical Polyamory by Franklin Veaux & Eve Rickert
• The New Bottoming Book by Janet W. Hardy and Dossie Easton
• The New Topping Book by Janet W. Hardy and Dossie Easton
• She’s Just Not That Into You: The Fab Femme’s Guide to Queer Love & Dating by Aryka Randall
• What You Really Really Want: The Smart Girl’s Shame-Free Guide to Sex and Safety by Jaclyn Friedman


QUEER SPIRITUALITY



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