Queer

Queer is an umbrella term for sexual and gender minorities that are not heterosexual or cisgender. Originally meaning "strange" or "peculiar", queer came to be deployed pejoratively against those with same-sex desires or relationships in the late-19th century. Beginning in the late-1980s, queer scholars and activists began to reclaim the word to establish community and assert a politicized identity distinct from the gay political identity. Queer identitites may be adopted by those who reject traditional gender identities and seek a broader, less conformist, and deliberately ambiguous alternati ...more

What If It's Us
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Sawkill Girls
Dear Evan Hansen
Blanca & Roja
The Brilliant Death
I Might Regret This: Essays, Drawings, Vulnerabilities, and Other Stuff
Black Wings Beating (Skybound #1)
This Is Kind of an Epic Love Story
Alice Isn't Dead
Odd One Out
The Gentleman’s Guide to Getting Lucky (Montague Siblings, #1.5)
Beneath the Citadel
Jack of Hearts (and Other Parts)
The Monster Baru Cormorant (The Masquerade, #2)
Less
This is How It Always Is
The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo
Conversations with Friends
Girls of Paper and Fire (Girls of Paper and Fire, #1)
The Prince and the Dressmaker
Dear Evan Hansen
I Might Regret This: Essays, Drawings, Vulnerabilities, and Other Stuff
A Ladder to the Sky
The Cabin at the End of the World
Down Among the Sticks and Bones (Wayward Children, #2)
A Little Life
The Lady's Guide to Petticoats and Piracy (Montague Siblings, #2)
Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body
Boy Erased: A Memoir of Identity, Faith, and Family
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Stone Butch Blues
Tipping the Velvet
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Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit
Fingersmith
Rubyfruit Jungle
Middlesex
Giovanni's Room
Ash
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Call Me By Your Name
Annie on My Mind

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