Our stories need to be told! Thats why we have made this list with some of our favorite literature, by queer writers or for a queer audience.
– Beyond the Gender Binary | Alok Vaid-Menon
In this new book Alok Vaid-Menon provides an accessible primer to gender fluidity, showing how a world beyond the gender binary of man and woman creates more freedom for everyone. They equip readers with the knowledge to counter the rise of anti-trans discrimination. This book invites the world to see gender not in black and white, but in full color.
-Giovanni’s Room | James Baldwin
Giovanni's Room submerges the reader in al the possible facets of what love can be. A book that touches on subjects as homosexuality and bisexuality with empathy and care. A real classic!
-The Great Believers | Rebecca Makkai
A story about the Aids epedemic, starting in the 80's in Boystown, Chicago to the Current Paris. A book about love and friendship in a time of tragedy and loss.
-Gloei | Edward van de Vendel
A book filled with interviews with 21 young people under the queer umbrella. How does gen-Z handle identity, gender, sexuality and love? What are our similarities and what are the differences? (Only available in Dutch)
On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous | Ocean Vuong
A letter from a man to his mother who can't read. A story about being bi-cultural and queer in a world that doesn't seem to understand.
– I’m Afraid of Men | Vivek Shraya
Vivek Shraya, an artists that does is all, writes a book about as a trans woman being forced masculine ideals in her youth and the aftermath of that in her current live. A story about a live that goes from camouflage to living in technicolor, embracing what makes us different and overcome what scares us.