GLBTIQ books

Personal stories

John Barrowman - Anything goes: the autobiography

Chaz Bono - Transition: the story of how I became a man

Julian Clary - A young man’s passage

Timothy Gonigrave - Holding the man

Quentin Crisp - The naked civil servant

Terrance Dean - Hiding in hip hop

Stephen Fry - Moab is my washpot

Lesley-Ann Jones - Freddie Mercury : the definitive biography

Michael Kirby - A private life: fragments, memories, friends

Jane Lynch - Happy accidents

Ricky Martin - Me

Matthew Mitcham - Twists and turns

Jeanette Winterson - Why be happy when you can be normal?

 

Fiction

Susan Choi - My education

Caleb Crain - Necessary errors

Emily M. Danforth - The miseducation of Cameron Post                    

Kim Fu - For today I am a boy

Radclyffe Hall - The well of loneliness

Alan Hollinghurst - The swimming-pool library

Christopher Isherwood - A single man

Jackie Kay - Trumpet

Jonathan Kemp - London triptych

Armistead Maupin - Tales of the City

Annie Proulx - Brokeback Mountain and other stories

Bethan Roberts - My policeman

Abdellah Taïa - An Arab melancholia

Christos Tsiolkas - Loaded

Sebastian V - The promiscuous traveller

Kathleen Winter - Annabel

 

Non-Fiction

Tess Ayers - The new essential guide to gay & lesbian weddings

Audrey Bilger - Here come the brides! : reflections on lesbian love and marriage

Anthony  Bogaert - Understanding asexuality

Perry Bass - The manly art of seduction : how to meet, talk to, and become intimate with anyone

T Cooper - Real man adventures

Lyndal Coon - Sexual biversity : loving my bisexual husband

Carolyn D’Cruz - After homosexual : the legacies of gay liberation

Julie DeBondt-Barker - The mourning after

Abby Dees - Queer questions, straight talk

Anne Dohrenwend - Coming around : parenting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender kids

Alan Downs - The velvet rage : overcoming the pain of growing up gay in a straight man's world

Shiri Eisner - Bi : notes for a bisexual revolution

James A. Langteaux - Gay conversations with God : straight talk on fanatics, fags, and the God who loves us all

Rachel Pepper (ed) - Transitions of the heart : stories of love, struggle and acceptance by mothers of transgender and gender variant children

Yorick Smaal - Intimacy, violence and activism : gay and lesbian perspectives on Australian history and society

Sarah Schulman - Ties that bind : familial homophobia and its consequences

Frank Spinelli - The advocate guide to gay men's health and wellness

Mattilda B. Sycamore (ed) - Why are faggots so afraid of faggots? : flaming challenges to masculinity, objectification and the desire to conform

Nicholas M. Teich - Transgender 101 : a simple guide to a complex question

Candace Walsh (ed) - Dear John, I love Jane : women write about leaving men for women

Graham Willett (ed) - Secret histories of queer Melbourne



Readers interested in these titles may also find the website link below of some use.

LGBT Life With Full Text is the world’s definitive resource for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender literature.

It provides full text for 55 of the most important and historically significant LGBT journals, magazines and regional newspapers, as well as more than 100 full text monographs/books.


Further information
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