June is Pride Month

LGBTQ+ Booklists for Adults

Staff booklists for adults celebrating Pride and the LGBTQ+ community.

LGBTQ+ Booklists for Children & Teens

Staff booklists for children & teens celebrating Pride and the LGBTQ+ community.

Grow a Reader: All Kinds of Families

From single moms and dads to LGBTQ+ parents, these picture books celebrate love and diversity in every family.

It's Pride Month

June is LGBTQ+/Pride Month! Celebrate with these picture and chapter books. Appropriate ages are noted in the descriptions.

LGBTQ+ Fiction for Teens

Titles that convey meaningful stories of LGBTQ+ teens.

From the Digital Collection

Watch a movie or documentary on Kanopy, or, check out an eBook or eAudio on OverDrive on LGBTQ+ stories and history to celebrate Pride.

You must have a library card to watch anything on Kanopy or checkout from OverDrive: eBooks & eAudio.

Important LGBTQ+ Dates

Remember these dates throughout the month of June for Pride Month.

June 5: HIV Long-Term Survivors Day
Celebrates and honors long-term survivors of the epidemic and raises awareness of their needs, issues, and journeys.

June 12: Pulse Remembrance Day
Remembering the lives lost during the 2016 massacre in Orlando, Florida.

June 27: National HIV Testing Day
Encourages people to get tested for HIV, know their status, and get linked to care and treatment.

June 28: The Stonewall Riots Anniversary
Kicked off the modern LGBTQIA+ movement and recognizes the LGBTQIA+ uprising outside New York City’s Stonewall Inn on Christopher Street in 1968.

June 30 : Queer Youth Day
Proclaims a simple message to youth: Take pride in all of who you are, including your gender identity, sexuality, and ethnicity.

LGBTQ+ Important Dates

Pride Month History

Browse library databases and other online documents to learn about Pride Month and LGBTQ+ History.

Britannica's History of Pride

Learn more about Gay Pride through this article on Britannica Library. Use your library card to log in and start reading.

Gale in Context: LGBTQ+ Biographies

Browse this library database and learn about LGBTQ+ advocates, writers, and more. Use your library card to log in and start reading.

LGBTQ+ Resources from the Library of Congress

A list of curated resources from the arts and sciences, to civil right and government subjects.

LGBTQ+ Pride Month through the National Archives

The National Archives holds extensive records created or received by the U.S. Government on issues of sexual identity and rights.

Making Gay History: A Podcast

Bringing the voices of LGBTQ+ history to life through intimate conversations with champions, heroes, and witnesses to history.

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