In honor of LGBTQ History Month in October, Washington University Libraries are highlighting recently published cultural and historical accounts of LGBTQ lives, experiences, and communities in America. The books are available to read and check out at John M. Olin Library.
Who Needs Gay Bars?: Bar-Hopping through America’s Endangered LGBTQ+ Places by Greggor Mattson
Hip Hop Heresies: Queer Aesthetics in New York City by Shanté Paradigm Smalls
Gender Pioneers: A Celebration of Transgender, Non-Binary and Intersex Icons by Philippa Punchard
Drastic Dykes and Accidental Activists: Queer Women in the Urban South by La Shonda Mims
Queer Country by Shana Goldin-Perschbacher
The Fifties: An Underground History by James R. Gaines
For questions about the listed books or other reading recommendations, please contact AJ Robinson, subject librarian for women, gender & sexuality studies.