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  • Nic F. Anderson

Four Queer Nonfiction Books To Read This Spring

It's always a great time to read a good book; however, it's an even better time when they're LGBTQ+ stories and authors. If you want a book to read on the train, bus, hammock, beach or wherever, look no further. Get ready to read your way through the pages of these queer authored books based on actual events.

“We Are Everywhere: Protest, Power, and Pride in the History of Queer Liberation”

Author: Matthew Riemer and Leighton Brown

Genre: nonfiction

Synopsis: Instagram account @LGBT_history creators put together hundreds of photos and other archival documents to create an illustrated history of the Queer Liberation Movement.

“Gentleman Jack: The Real Anne Lister”

Author: Anne Choma

Genre: nonfiction

Synopsis: The hit HBO series, “Gentleman Jack,” is based on real life lesbian Anne Lister, who journaled about her experiences with women in code. The book writes about Lister and her glory in full detail.

“Naturally Tan”

Author: Tan France

Genre: nonfiction

Synopsis: Tan France from popular Netflix tv show, “Queer Eye” wrote a memoir on being a queer Pakistani man in a small English town.

“Gender Queer: A Memoir”

Author: Maia Kobabe

Genre: nonfiction

Synopsis: Maia Kobabe writes honestly about growing up and being gender non-conforming.

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