Queer Non Fiction Book Recommendations To Add To Your TBR

Non-Fiction November is upon us! Are you reading any nonfiction this month? I compiled a list of my favorite nonfiction books by LGBTQIA+ authors.



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*Trigger warnings are provided from the book’s The Story Graph pages

Skate for Your Life by Leo Baker

TW: Deadnaming, misgendering, detailed gender dysphoria on page

Continuum by Chella Mann

TW: Deadnaming, ableism, top surgery, HRT shots, testosterone, depression, and misgendering

The Quick and Easy Guide to Queer and Trans Identities by Mady G. and J.R. Zuckerberg

The Pretty One: On Life, Pop Culture, Disability, and Other Reasons to Fall in Love With Me, by Keah Brown

TW: bullying, ableist slurs, disordered eating, depression, suicidal thoughts, self-depreciation, grief, loss of a loved one, graphic depiction of a suicidal attempt.
*This book contains spoilers for the movie Love, Simon

All Boys Aren’t Blue by George M. Johnson

TW:  Molestation/sexual assault, homophobia, racism, use of the N-word, grief, loss of a loved one, and homophobic slurs
*They are also mentioned at the beginning of the book.

In the Dream House by Carmen Maria Machado

TW: emotional abuse, verbal abuse, murder, death, death via house fire, suicidal thoughts, gaslighting, manipulation, homophobia.

Homie by Danez Smith

TW: Suicide, racism, sexual content, suicidal thoughts, drug use, grief, and loss of a loved one

Honor Girl: A Graphic Memoir by Maggie Thrash

TW: Adult/minor relationship, Bullying, Lesbophobia, Suicidal thoughts, Stalking, and Alcohol



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