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Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning, Intersex, and Ally (LGBTQIA) Resource Guide: LGBTQIA Fiction & Memoirs

This guide provides users with key words for catalog searches, links to free credible online resources, links to local support groups, a list of important works on the topics, as well as pages of LGBTQIA literature by genre.

Literary Organizations

Interested in finding books based on your favorite novels and authors? Then check out these Reader's Advisories online for suggestions and reviews.

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The Lee Wind blogsite is for teens (queer or not), for librarians, for teachers, for booksellers, for people with teens in their lives, and for anyone interested in Young Adult books with GLBTQ characters and themes. What books are already out there? What's new? Your answers are here.


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The Lambda Literary Foundation nurtures, celebrates, and preserves LGBT literature through programs that honor excellence, promote visibility and encourage development of emerging writers.


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The first and most enduring award for GLBT books is the Stonewall Book Awards, sponsored by the American Library Association's Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Round Table. Since Isabel Miller's Patience and Sarah received the first award in 1971, many other books have been honored for exceptional merit relating to the gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender experience.


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Deciding what to read next? You’re in the right place. Tell us what titles or genres you’ve enjoyed in the past, and we’ll give you surprisingly insightful recommendations. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers and book recommendations. Our mission is to help people find and share books they love.


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LGBTQ Memoirs

LGBTQIA Fiction

LGBTQIA Fiction

Libguide created by Jennifer Vargas, Instructional Assistant II
In collaboration with Nerys Torralbas, Associate Instructor & Angel Hernandez, Learning Resources Professional