Pride Month 2022 Recap
This month MomsRising celebrated Pride Month by highlighting books written by LGBTQIA+ authors and trailblazers. The books covered the growing conversation on pronouns, Queer allyship, and leadership.
Our member, Kelly Newman also shared a moving account of their child breaking barriers and how they are learning to get beyond the binary as a family.
Below are some of the books we featured and additional books you may want to check out or add to your personal library.
Pride Puppy by Robin Stevenson will introduce a story of loss, connection, and Pride.
What Are Your Words? by Katherine Locke is a beautifully illustrated book that will help guide parents when introducing pronouns to readers of all ages.
The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin is a riveting read that delves into the intersections of racism in America at the height of the Civil Rights Movement.
The Purpose of Power by Alicia Garza is a great read for anyone interested in learning more about being change-makers.
Sister Outsider by Audre Lorde celebrates her influential voice in twentieth-century literature with a series of essays and speeches.
Other books we think you may like:
Kind Like Marsha by Sarah Prager
It Feels Good to be Yourself by Theresa Thorn (Author) Noah Grigni (Illustrator)
Love Makes a Family by Sophie Beer
The Body Is Not an Apology: The Power of Radical Self-Love by Sonya Renee Taylor
Real Queer America: LGBT Stories from Red States by Samantha Allen
Queer Love in Color by Jamal Jordan
Love That Story: Observations from a Gorgeously Queer Life by Johnathan Van Ness
One Life by Megan Rapinoe
Jane Crow: The Life of Pauli Murray by Rosalind Rosenberg