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Lesbian. Gay. Bisexual. Transgender. Queer. Intersex. 




Willful MachinesWillful Machines by Tim Floreen 
Lee, the closeted son of the very conservative US President, falls in love with a good-looking, fun-loving, risk-taking humanoid robot who happens to be in cahoots with the Artificial Intelligence Charlotte, who wants to take over the world and has seized control of the Internet. An action packed study of free will!

Symptoms of Being HumanSymptoms of Being Human by Jeff Garvin

“The first thing you’e going to want to know about me is: Am I a boy, or am I a girl?” Well, that depends on what day it is. Riley starts blogging about what being gender fluid is really like, and all hell breaks loose.

Radical by Emily KokieRadical by E J Kokie

Don’t call Bex a survivalist. Don’t call her a prepper. She’s just a realist who’s tuned into the fact that society seems to be falling apart and her family needs to be ready. So she trains. Hard. And knows how to handle a gun. But her life is complicated by the instability of her older brother, small town prejudice, and her first sexual experience.


Some Assembly Required book coverSome Assembly Required by Arin Andrews, with Joshua Lyon

A memoir of transgender teens falling in love.




The Perks of Being a Wallflower book coverPerks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

New friends slowly pull shy Charlie out of his shell, forcing him to confront loss and trauma along the way.




Beautiful Music for Ugly Children book coverBeautiful Music for Ugly Children by Kirstin Cronn-Mills

The radio is the one place where Gabe can always be himself.




Will Grayson Will Grayson book coverWill Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green and David Levithan

Two kids named Will Grayson are united by the fabulous, larger-than-life Tiny in an absurd musical extravaganza.




Boy Meets Boy book coverBoy Meets Boy by David Levithan

A feel good fantasia of inclusiveness that takes place at a modern high school where the homecoming queen is also the captain of the football team.



Hero book coverHero by Perry Moore

Following in his father’s superhero footsteps is easy.  At least compared to coming out.



Batwoman Elegy book coverBatwoman: Elegy by Greg Rucka and J.H. Williams III

She may wear a mask when fighting crime, but she is always true to herself.



Young Avengers book coverYoung Avengers: Style > Substance by Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie 

Swoon-worthy super-couple Wiccan and Hulkling accidentally unleash a malicious, reality-devouring force while trying to build a life together. A young Loki, Hawkeye’s female protege, and a music-obsessed Martian are along for the ride!



Aristotle and Dante book coverAristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Sáenz

Two very different teens become friends and help each other unravel the expectations of their culture and reveal their true selves.



It Gets Better book coverIt Gets Better edited by Dan Savage and Terry Miller

Dozens of celebrities, politicians, and everyday people share their stories of teenage turmoil to help current teens see the light beyond their current struggles with identity and sexuality.



Branded by the Pink Triangle book coverBranded by the Pink Triangle by Ken Setterington

Harrowing tales of the persecution homosexuals experienced under the Nazis help us all see how far we’ve come toward acceptance. 



Skim book coverSkim by Mariko and Jillian Tamaki

Confusion abounds as one of Kimberly’s classmates kills himself in the midst of turmoil around his orientation, and Kimberly herself carries on a less-than-innocent friendship with a female teacher.



Drama book coverDrama by Raina Telgemeier

Crushes, conflict and creativity clash behind the scenes of a junior high play.




More authors of LGBTQ books

Peter Cameron  |  Mayra Lazara Dole  |  Nancy Garden  |  Steven Goldman  |  Brent Hartinger  |  Geoff Herbach  |  Nina LaCour  |  Malinda Lo  |  Lauren Myracle  |  Alex Sanchez  |  Ariel Schrag |