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Memoirs from the LGTBQIA+ Community

Posted 06/17/21 by Susan S

I love a good memoir.  For me, better than an autobiography that offers a chronological telling of the subject’s life, a memoir uses the subject’s life events to elaborate on a larger theme.  The exceptional memoirs expand the world of the reader in creative and engaging ways.  Here are some excellent choices written by members of the LGTBQIA+ community.

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Cover of In the Dream House

In the Dream House

eAudiobook   |   eBook
Cover of Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic

Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic

eBook Spanish
Cover of Spinning

Spinning

Cover of The Argonauts

The Argonauts

eAudiobook   |   eBook
Cover of Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More

Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More

eAudiobook
Cover of Gender Queer

Gender Queer

Cover of All Boys Aren’t Blue: A Memoir-Manifesto

All Boys Aren’t Blue: A Memoir-Manifesto

eAudiobook   |   eBook
Cover of Running with Scissors

Running with Scissors

eAudiobook   |   DVD
Cover of How We Fight for Our Lives: A Memoir

How We Fight for Our Lives: A Memoir

eAudiobook   |   eBook
Cover of Saved by a Song: The Art and Healing Power of Songwriting

Saved by a Song: The Art and Healing Power of Songwriting

Cover of The Kid: What Happened After My Boyfriend and I Decided to Go Get Pregnant: An Adoption Story

The Kid: What Happened After My Boyfriend and I Decided to Go Get Pregnant: An Adoption Story

Cover of Life as a Unicorn: A Journey from Shame to Pride and Everything in Between

Life as a Unicorn: A Journey from Shame to Pride and Everything in Between

Cover of Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?

Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?

Book
Cover of Dear Senthuran: A Black Spirit Memoir

Dear Senthuran: A Black Spirit Memoir

Cover of Naturally Tan

Naturally Tan

eAudiobook   |   eBook

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