Diary of a Drag Queen by Crystal Rasmussen
FSG Originals, April 14, 2020
Diary of a Drag Queen is a candid, and at times raunchy, recollection of the life of a drag queen.
All Boys Aren’t Blue: A Memoir-Manifesto by George M. Johnson
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR); Illustrated edition, April 28, 2020
In this New York Times bestseller, LGBTQIA+ activist George M. Johnson highlights his trials and triumphs growing up as a homosexual guy.
Real Queer America: LGBT Stories from Red States by Samantha Allen
Little, Brown and Company; Illustrated edition, March 5, 2019
Reporter, Samantha Allen, compiles various stories of gay individuals living in red states and outlines the cultural shifts that are happening in these areas.
The Savvy Ally: A Guide for Becoming a Skilled LGBTQ+ Advocate by Jeannie Gainsburg
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers; Illustrated edition, March 12, 2020
The Savvy Ally is a book chock-full of tips to become a knowledgeable ally to the LGBTQ+ community.
The Queer Advantage: Conversations with LGBTQ+ Leaders on the Power of Identity by Andrew Gelwicks
Hachette Go, October 4, 2022
With this book, you get an inside look into what the LGBTQ+ trailblazers are doing for their community.
Burn the Place: A Memoir by Iliana Regan
Scribner; Reprint edition, August 4, 2020
This coming-of-age memoir highlights Regan’s journey from growing up in a gay-intolerant community to finding herself in terms of her sexuality and culinary talent.
Life as a Unicorn: A Journey from Shame to Pride and Everything in Between by Amrou Al-Kadhi
Fourth Estate, June 9, 2020
Life as a Unicorn is the humorous, and sad at times, story of a Muslim boy turned drag queen and their journey to self-discovery and acceptance.
Save Yourself by Cameron Esposito
Grand Central Publishing, March 22, 2022
This hilarious memoir, by comedian Cameron Esposito, openly covers her journey from growing up in a Catholic household to becoming an outspoken lesbian that fully embraces her identity.
Over the Top: A Raw Journey to Self-Love by Jonathan Van Ness
HarperOne; Illustrated edition, September 24, 2019
Jonathan Van Ness, of Netflix’s Queer Eye, gives readers an inside look into his life, how he overcame adversity, and how he learned to accept himself – over the top and all.