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Resources: Prism Pride Month 2020

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Pride Month 2020: A Resource List


With the anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, PRISM would like to recognize the LGBTQ+ people of color who faced and challenged racial and sexual prejudice. Take a moment to read, listen, and learn about the lives of the many LGBTQ+ people of color who stood up to defend their rights and community.

Please note that this is not an exhaustive list, nor does it represent the entirety of the NECO Library's holdings on these topics. If you have suggestions for appropriate resources to add to this list, please email

   The Stonewall Riots: A Documentary History, Marc Stein (unlimited concurrent users, DRM-free)

   Before Stonewall: Activists for Gay and Lesbian Rights in Historical Context, John Dececco

      The Deviant's War: The Homosexual Vs. The United States of America, Eric Cervini (audiobook)

   The Stonewall Reader, New York Public Library

   Toward Stonewall: Homosexuality and Society in the Modern Western World, Nicholas C. Edsall

   Historical Dictionary of the Lesbian and Gay Liberation Movements, JoAnne Myers

   In a New Century: Essays on Queer History, Politics, and Community Life, John D'Emilio

   Sexuality and Socialism: History, Politics, and Theory of LGBT Liberation, Sherry Wolf

   The A to Z of the Lesbian Liberation Movement: Still the Rage, JoAnne Myers

   Homosexual: Oppression and Liberation, Dennis Altman

   Law and the Gay Rights Story: The Long Search for Equal Justice in a Divided Democracy, Walter M. Frank

   Letters to One: Gay and Lesbian Voices from the 1950s and 1960s, Craig M. Loftinches, ed.

   Black LGBT Health in the United States: The Intersection of Race, Gender, and Sexual Orientation, Lourdes Dolores Follins, et al.

   Queering Drag: Redefining the Discourse of Gender-Bending, Meredith Heller (Includes a chapter on activist Storme DeLarverie, The "First Punch" at Stonewall.)

   Invisible Families: Gay Identities, Relationships, and Motherhood Among Black Women, Mignon R. Moore

   Evidence of Being : The Black Gay Cultural Renaissance and the Politics of Violence, Darius Bost

   Black on Both Sides : A Racial History of Trans Identity, C. Riley Snorton

   Black Queer Studies : A Critical Anthology, Mae Henderson, Patrick E. Johnson, eds.

   No Tea, No Shade : New Writings in Black Queer Studies, Patrick E. Johnson, ed.

   Not Straight, Not White: Black Gay Men from the March on Washington to the AIDS Crisis, Kevin J. Mumford

   James Baldwin and the Queer Imagination, Matt Brim

   Bayard Rustin: American Dreamer, Jerald E. Podair

   Restoried Selves: Autobiographies of Queer Asian/Pacific American Activists, Kevin K. Kumashiro, ed.

   Drifting Toward Love: Black, Brown, Gay, and Coming of Age on the Streets of New York, Kai Wright

   Black Gay Man: Essays, Robert Reid-Pharr

   Queer Brown Voices: Personal Narratives of Latino/a LGBT Activism, Uriel Quesada, Letitia Gomez, Salvador Vidal-Ortiz, eds.

   Butch Queens Up in Pumps: Gender, Performance, and Ballroom Culture in Detroit, Marlon M. Bailey

   Nobody is Supposed to Know: Black Sexuality on the Down Low, C. Riley Snorton

   Among the Bloodpeople: Politics and Flesh, Thomas Glave




Meredith Alfred, OD2023

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Chrys Stevens, OD2023


Megan Eagloski, OD2023


Grace Guo, OD2023


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