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Your Next Queer Read!

Whether you are seeking Young Adult fiction with dynamic queer characters, children's books that reflect your family to read with your kids or want to find some great local 2SLGBTQ+ authors there are many excellent websites and blogs to help.

Book Display

shelves of books with LGBTQQ* themes

Rainbow Resource Centre Library

Browse the Rainbow Resource Centre Library collection online or better yet - stop by and visit.  They have a sunny and peaceful space with a room of resources dedicated to LGBT2SQ+ topics and content. The staff may have some reading suggestions or take some time and look through books yourself.  It is an affirming, safer space that is community supported. 

LGBTQ2S+ Young Adult Fiction eBooks

Comics and Zines

DIY zines (homemade magazines essentially), comics and pamphlets have always been really important for the LGBTTQ+ community as a way to share stories, art, information and support.  There are also many graphic novels and manga with LGBTTQ+ characters and themes by LGBTTQ+ authors.  Check out these resources for more information.

LGBT2SQ+ Graphic Novels and Comics

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Cannon Ball by Kelsey Wroten

Kelsey Wroten's Cannonball fires the reader straight into the messy life of Caroline Bertram: aspiring writer, queer, art school graduate, near alcoholic, and self proclaimed tortured genius

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Grease Bats by Archie Bongiovanni

So, no one told you life was gonna be this gay! Grease Bats stars Andy, a trans genderqueer individual who is both tough and loving, and their BFF Scout, an all-feelings-all-the-time mistake-maker.

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Meat and Bone by Kat Verhoeven

A queer slice-of-life drama about dating and eating. The story, which takes place in Toronto and originally appeared as a popular webcomic, focuses on the lives of three roommates and their interpersonal struggles.

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Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up with Me by Mariko Tamaki

Laura Dean, the most popular girl in high school, was Frederica Riley's dream girl: charming, confident, and SO cute. There's just one problem: Laura Dean is maybe not the greatest girlfriend.

Lambda Award Nominees

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LGBT2SQ+ Fiction eBooks

There is a wide range of LGBT2SQ+ material available on the Winnipeg Public Library eBook and digital content Apps like Overdrive and R B Digital. Tip: when searching in Overdrive use the term: "LGBTQ" and in R B Digital use the search terms "LGBT Interest."  

LGBT2SQ+ Nonfiction eBooks

LGBTQ2S+ Documentaries

LGBTQ2S+ Literary Awards

Book Reviews and Blogs

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