We Are Pride
We Are Pride was first published in 2017, featuring books published in 2016.
We Are Pride 2022 - We Are Pride is a list of books published in the previous year for all ages concerning the diverse experiences of the LGBTQ+ community. This printing is part of the Boston Public Library’s annual observance of Pride Month.
We Are Pride 2022 committee members:
- Jordan Draves - We Are Pride Chairperson, Reader Services Librarian, Central Library (she/they)
- Veronica Koven-Matasy - Reader Services Specialist, Central Library (she/her)
- Stephen Toropov - Teen Librarian, Roxbury Branch (they/them)
- Allison Hahn - Children's Librarian, Brighton Branch (she/her)
- Laura Berestecki - Collection Librarian, Central Library (she/her)
Past & Related Booklists
Guides & Resources
Queer Lit Review – Three BPL librarians review LGBTQ+ fiction for all ages every month.
Diversity in Speculative Fiction – A BPL Blog dedicated to reviewing recent science fiction, fantasy, and horror books by and about women, people of color, and LGBTQ+ individuals.
Boston’s LGBTQ+ History Guide - Provides starting points to researching LGBTQ+ history in Boston and highlights particular resources that are likely to shed unique light on a research inquiry.
LGBTQ+ Youth & Adult Resources Guide – Includes a brief introduction to orientation and identity, a short glossary of terms and definitions, local resources, online resources, health and wellness resources, the history of Pride in Boston, and reading and viewing recommendations.
F/F Romance Guide – A guide to lesbian romance including lists for subgenres and diverse characters.
M/M Romance Guide – A guide to gay romance including lists for subgenres and diverse characters.