Challenge: #PrideMonth

Explore stories of incredible and everyday individuals, featuring LGBTQIA+ characters and creators. *=picturebooks for kids and up, **= for older kids and teens and up, *** for new adults and adults

When you complete 3 tasks, you will earn 30 points and a badge.

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Task
Read And Tango Makes Three * by Justin Richardson
Read An Unkindness of Ghosts *** by Rivers Solomon
Read Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe ** by Benjamin Alire Sáenz
Read Ash** by Malinda Lo
Read Carry On ** by Rainbow Rowell
Read Daddy, Papa and Me / Mommy, Mama and Me * by Lesléa Newman
Read Fairest *** by Meredith Talusan
Read The Girl from the Sea** by Molly Knox Ostertag
Read How We Fight for Our Lives: A Memoir *** by Saeed Jones
Read Hurricane Child ** by Kheryn Callender
Read I Am Jazz * by Jessica Herthel, Jazz Jennings
Read Julián Is a Mermaid * by Jessica Love
Read Juliet Takes a Breath ** by Gabby Rivera
Read Less *** by Andrew Sean Greer
Read My Brother's Husband ** by Gengoroh Tagame
Read Not Quite Narwhal * by Jessie Sima
Read On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous: A Novel *** by Ocean Vuong
Read The Pants Project ** by Cat Clarke
Read Paper Bullets: Two Artists Who Risked Their Lives to Defy the Nazis *** by Jeffrey H. Jackson
Read The Paying Guests *** by Sarah Waters
Read Postcolonial Love Poem *** by Natalie Diaz
Read Red: A Crayon's Story * by Michael Hall
Read Sissy: A Coming-of-Gender Story *** by Jacob Tobia
Read Under the Udala Trees *** by Chinelo Okparanta
Read The Witch King ** by H.E. Edgmon

Check out one of the lists of items recommended by your library for Pride Month!

Explore the virtual StoneWall Forever experience, with displays, history, and art centered on the Stonewall uprising of 1969.StoneWall Forever is a partnership which invites visitors to experience the living monument and Christopher Park from anywhere in the world.

The Stonewall Book Award has been released by the American Library Association since 1971. Pick a year since then that has meaning for you and see what the winning title was that year. Does your library have it?

Use Hoopla to stream a film. Some recommended titles are:

  • Any Day Now
  • Before Stonewall
  • Finding Kim
  • Growing Up Trans
  • In the Turn
  • To Be Takai
  • Wish Me Away

Use Kanopy to watch a documentary about the lives and experiences of the LGBTQ+ community. Some recommended titles are:

  • A Road to Home: Stories of Homeless LGBTQ Youth of New York City
  • (A)Sexual
  • An Act of Love
  • El Canto del Colibri: Latino Immigrant Men and Their LGBTQ Family Members
  • In My Shoes: Children of LGBTQ parents
  • Out in the Open: A Celebration of the LGBTQ Community
  • The Revival: Black Lesbian Poets and Feminist Thinkers
  • To Be Takei
  • Ursula K. Le Guin and the Ambiguous Utopia

Virtually visit New York City's Pride March on Sunday, June 27th, from 12-3pm ET.