Have you read any GLBT-Lit lately?
June is Pride Month and that's an excellent reason to go exploring GLBT literature. GLBT literature goes across all genres and there is something for everyone. We've rounded up some resources for you to help roadmap your way through the world of GLBT lit.
Queer Moms Free Space has a list of book resources for GLBT books for kids.
For Tweens and Teens:
Over the past year or two I've been discovering how much bigger the world of Canadian YA is. Elizabeth just opened my eyes even more with her list of Canadian GLBT YA books.
YA author Justine Larbalestier posted (and continues to update) a list of Australian GLBT YA books.
On of my favourite YA bloggers, Colleen at Chasing Ray compilied a list of "coming of age novels" and there's a good section on "Books GLBT YAs Will Identify With Strongly".
Libraries are always an excellent source of book recommendations. The San Francisco Public Library has compiled a list of Teen GLBT Books.
The GLBT Book and Video Blog covers a wide range of books - fiction, non-fiction, even a wee bit of YA.
Lee Wind is an author whose blog asks I'm Here. I'm Queer. What the hell do I read?.
The Kansas City Library has a GLBT Award Winning Reading Guide.
The Hidden Side of a Leaf is a book blog that has a category dedicated to GLBT books.
If you should you need a reminder for why GLBT literature is important I'm going to send you to Cecelia's blog. She's a librarian and bookseller and you need to go read why somedays her job is worth it.