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Discover these nonfiction reads that honor the history of the LGBTQIA+ movement in the U.S. and point to a more liberated future.
A definitive history of the successful battle to halt the AIDS epidemic, here is the incredible story of the grassroots activists whose work turned HIV from a mostly fatal infection to a manageable disease. How to Survive a Plague is an unparalleled insider’s account of a pivotal moment in the history of American civil rights.
Engaging and largely untold, From the Closet to the Courtroom explores how five pivotal lawsuits have altered LGBTQ history. Law professor Carlos Ball traces the parties from their communities to the courtroom, while deftly weaving in rich sociohistorical context and analyzing the lasting legal and political impact of each judicial outcome.
Kenji Yoshino, a renowned legal scholar, tells the definitive story of Hollingsworth v. Perry, the groundbreaking federal lawsuit against Proposition 8, that stands as the most potent argument for marriage equality.
A groundbreaking work of reportage by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jo Becker, Forcing the Spring is the definitive account of five remarkable years in American civil rights history, when the United States experienced a tectonic shift on the issue of marriage equality.
“[Transgender Warriors] leaves us with a sense that a transgendered concept of what it is to be fully human and psychologically whole is both valid and nothing new. A brief review cannot do justice to this amazing resource, not only for our communities, but for the world.”–Lambda Book Report
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