Pride for Quiet Gays: Great Reads

Posted on June 22, 2022

by Amy H

Comedian Hannah Gadsby famously speculated, “Where do the quiet gays go?” during pride. If like her (and me), you find boisterous parades and big crowds overwhelming, not to worry! Here are some great ideas for a nice, quiet Pride celebration.

Great virtual spaces

The 2022 Lammy Winners: the best Queer fiction of the year awarded by LAMBDA Literary.

Stonewall National Museum and Archive

Home | Stonewall National Museum & Archives (

Gerber/Hart Library and Archives – Midwest LGBTQ History & Culture

Gerber/Hart Library and Archives – Midwest LGBTQ History & Culture (

PrideSource: Ann Arbor based LGBTQ+ publication

Home – Pride Source

GLAAD – the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation


Talking to Young Children About Pride

Great Crafts:

LGBTQ History Coloring Book

7 Rainbow-Themed Pride Month Crafts Ideas for Kids of All Ages

Rainbow Heart Transparencies – from Twig and Toadstool

Twig and Toadstool: Rainbow Heart Transparencies

No matter how you identify, Pride is all about acceptance and fully living one’s life. What’s your favorite quiet way to celebrate?

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