Books with LGBTQ+ Characters

  1. Fiction
  2. Historical Fiction
  3. Romance
  4. Fantasy
  5. Science Fiction
  6. Horror & Thriller
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Let’s Not Do That Again 

by Grant Ginder

Representative Nancy is hard at work campaigning for a Senate seat, so she sends her son, Nick, to find her daughter, Greta, who was just caught on camera protesting in Paris.

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The Boy with a Bird in His Chest by Emme Lund

Part literary fiction, part magical realism: Owen has a bird in his chest (Gail) leaves home and finds family, love, and some danger in Washington.

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The Death of Vivek Oji 

by Akwaeke Emezi

Although it begins with Vivek’s death, this powerful story set in Nigeria focuses on Vivek’s life and relationships.

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by Bryan Washington

Mike, a Japanese American chef, and Benson, a Black day care teacher, are in a relationship. But when Mike leaves for Osaka to visit his dying father, Benson ends up living with Mike’s mother.

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Detransition, Baby 

by Torrey Peters

Reese and Ames end their relationship when Ames detransitions. After Ames finds out his lover, Katrina, is pregnant with his baby, the three think about creating a family together.

Girl, Woman, Other 

by Bernardine Evaristo

This book explores living in Britain as a Black person through twelve different perspectives. Themes include colonialism, sexuality, gender, and race.