What books did I read this year that featured LGBT characters?
Lesbian Main Characters
You have it all in here. Female-female cross species relationships, polyamorous families, asexual relationships, species that transition between genders.
Lesbian characters and a transwoman character in a steampunk story set in a brothel.
A young Puerto Rican lesbian travels to Portland to take an internship with a white lesbian writer.
This is historical fiction about the early days of the BBC. A lesbian executive and her promotion of homosexual writers is a point of controversy.
Lesbian main characters and polyamory
YA fantasy about an interracial lesbian relationship on a safari looking for unicorns
A lesbian couple agrees to be a surrogate and then needs to decide what to do when they find out that the baby will be born with Down’s Syndrome.
A time-traveling witchy story based on Mexican magic.
Lesbian main characters in a space opera
A terrorist attack on a planet changes everyone’s life in one night. Many types of relationships here.
Gay Main Characters
Gay men and transwomen in Burma
Gay men and a trans teenager
This is nonfiction about a transgirl and her family’s lawsuit against her middle school.
My favorite character in this series is a Latina lesbian but there is also a gay Santeria priest.
Lesbian teenagers are secondary characters
This series has a gay werewolf in the uber-macho werewolf hierarchy.
A woman with two husbands leads the main character’s village