LGBTQ+ Non-Fiction

Last Updated: March 14, 2024

Pride: The LGBTQ+ Rights Movement: A Photographic Journey

This lavishly illustrated book commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising and is an inspiring photographic journey through the LGBTQ+ Pride movement over the last century.

The Savvy Ally: A Guide for Becoming a Skilled LGBTQ+ Advocate by Jeannie Gainsburg

The Savvy Ally: A Guide for Becoming a Skilled LGBTQ+ Advocate is an enjoyable, humorous, encouraging, easy to understand guidebook for being an ally to the LGBTQ+ communities. It is chock full of practical and useful tools for LGBTQ+ advocacy.

The Ex-Girlfriend of My Ex-Girlfriend is My Girlfriend: Advice on Queer Dating, Love, and Friendship

Writer Maddy Court answers letters from queer women and people of marginalized genders about dating, friendship, and love.

We Are Everywhere: Protest, Power, and Pride in the History of Queer Liberation by Matthew Riemer and Leighton Brown

Have pride in history. A rich and sweeping photographic history of the Queer Liberation Movement, from the creators and curators of the massively popular Instagram account LGBT History.

Real Queer America: LGBT Stories from Red States by Samantha Allen

Allen takes us on a cross-country road-trip stretching all the way from Provo, Utah to the Rio Grande Valley to the Bible Belt to the Deep South. Her motto for the trip: “Something gay every day.”

A Legal Guide for Lesbian and Gay Couples by Attorneys Frederick Hertz and Lina Guillen

A Legal Guide for Lesbian and Gay Couples
by Frederick Hertz and Lina Guillen

Gay and lesbian couples have gained a lot of legal ground in recent years. Although same-sex marriage is legal, it’s important to stay up to speed on the laws governing parentage, adoption, civil unions, and domestic partnerships, which vary from state to state. And if you choose to remain unmarried, it’s essential that you protect your rights and define your relationship in the eyes of the law. This plain-English guide shows you how to do it.