LGBT History Month

LGBTQ+ History Month Booklist

October is LGBTQ+ History Month, which celebrates the achievements and contributions of exemplary lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and other queer-identified role models throughout history. Like other celebration months, it is also an opportunity to highlight historic and current issues facing the community, celebrate milestones, and educate or welcome others who would become allies. Learn more with this collection of biographies and other non-fiction titles form your library.

LGBTQ+ History Month

LGBTQ+ History Month

October is LGBTQ+ History Month, which celebrates the achievements and contributions of exemplary lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and other queer-identified role models throughout history. Like other celebration months, it is also an opportunity to highlight historic and current issues facing the community, celebrate milestones, and educate or welcome others who would become allies.

Must-Read Books About LGBT History Month

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October is LGBT History Month! The Stonewall uprising is well known as a significant catalyst for LGBT equality. Patrons of The Stonewall Inn were moved to take a stand after experiencing police brutality on the basis of their sexual orientation. Since then, there have been many activists who have tirelessly fought for LGBT rights. As you look back on the inspiring heroes of the past, consider all the opportunities there are to inspire a new generation that is committed to visibility for this community.

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