Nonfiction for Pride

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How To Survive A Plague

This is a very detailed book about the history of ACTUP. If you liked And the Band Played On, you would probably like this book. There is also a documentary that goes along with the book.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Becoming Nicole

 

This is the story of a trans girl who started transition in elementary school and the problems she and her family faced.  Eventually she won a major lawsuit that affects how trans kids are treated in schools.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Banished

 

The Westboro Baptist Church is famous for its anti-gay protesting.  This is a story from a person who was on the inside and then kicked out about how she learned to move past the hate she had been taught.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


These are books about current events written in whole or in part by queer women.