LGBTQ Resources

This LGBT Non-Fiction Bibliography and LGBT Teen Online Resources List were compiled by Wisconsin Women's Network intern Rachel Cohen.  If would like additional resources, please contact the UW-Madison LBGT Campus Center; if you would like to suggest an addition to these lists, email us!

LGBTQ Bibliography:  Nonfiction, Memoirs, and Poetry

  • Anzaldua, Gloria and Cherrie Moraga. This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color. Kitchen Table/Women of Color Press, 1984.
  • Baim, Tracy. Gay Press, Gay Power: The Growth of LGBT Community Newspapers in America. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2012.
  • Bronski, Michael.  A Queer History of the United States. Beacon Press, 2013.
  • Christian, Charles and Carol Queen. Anything That Loves. Northwest Press, 2013.
  • Cooper, T. Real Man Adventures. McSweeney’s, 2012.
  • Davis, Theresa. After This We Go Dark. Sibling Rivalry Press, 2013.
  • Dawn, Amber. How Poetry Saved My Life: A Hustler’s Memoir. Arsenal Pulp, 2013.
  • Ditto, Beth. Coal to Diamonds. Spiegel & Grau, 2013.
  • Eisner, Shiri. Bi: Notes for a Bisexual Revolution. Seal Press, 2013.
  • Garner, Abigail. Families Like Mine: Children of Gay Parents Tell It Like It Is.  Harper Perennial, 2005.
  • Gillespie, Peggy. Love Makes a Family: Portraits of Lebian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Parents and Their Families. University of Massachusetts, 1995.
  • Halberstam, Judith. In a Queer Time and Place: Transgender Bodies, Subcultural Lives. NYU Press, 2005.
  • Kam, Lucetta Hip Lo. Shanghai Lalas: Female Tongzhi Communities and Politics in Urban China. Hong Kong University Press, 2013.
  • Leong, Russell. Asian American Sexualities: Dimensions of the Gay and Lesbian Experience. Routledge, 1995.
  • Lord, Catherine and Richard Meyer. Art and Queer Culture. Phaidon Press, 2013.
  • Lorde, Audre. Zami: A New Spelling of My Name. The Crossing Press, 1982.
  • Mastoon, Adam. The Shared Heart: Portraits And Stories Celebrating Lesbian, Gay, And Bisexual Young People. Willam Morrow, 1997.
  • Mcmullin, Dan Taulapapa. Coconut Milk. University of Arizona Press, 2013.
  • Mock, Janet. Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More. Atria Books, 2014.
  • Van Cleve, Stewart. Land of 10,000 Loves: A History of Queer Minnesota. University of Minnesota Press, 2012.