Texts will vary from classic literature and contemporary literature and will draw from Novels, Short Stories, Poems, Films, Newspapers, Music, Essays, and other Works of Art.
Life Sentences: Writers, Artists and AIDS. Avena, Thomas. Mercury House. 1994 (classic)
Chloe Plus Olivia: An Anthology of Lesbian Literature from the 17th Century to the Present. Faderman, Lillian. Penguin Books. 1995 (classic)
The Columbia Anthology of Gay Literature. Fone, Byrne R. S. Columbia University Press. 2001 (classic)
Freedom in This Village: Twenty-Five Years of Black Gay Men's Writing, 1979 to the Present. Harris, E. Lynn. Carroll & Graf. 2005 (classic)
Brother to Brother: New Writings by Black Gay Men. Hemphill, Essex. RedBone Press. 2007 (classic)
Living the Spirit: a Gay Indian American Anthology. Rosco, Will. St. Martin's Griffin. 1988 (classic)
The Gloria Anzaldua Reader. Anzaldua, Gloria Anzaldua. Duke University Press Books. 2009 (classic)
Giovanni's Room. Baldwin, James. Vintage. 2013 (classic)
Rubyfruit Jungle. Brown, Rita Mae. Bantam. 1983 (classic)
Gender Trouble, Feminism and the Subversion of Identity. Butler, Judith. Routledge 2006 (classic)
Maurice. Forster, E.M. W. W. Norton. 2005 (classic)
Herland. Gilman, Charlotte Perkins. Dover Publications. 1998 (classic)
Howl. Ginsberg, Allen. City Lights Publishers. 2001 (classic)
The Judy Grahn Reader. Grahn, Judy. Aunt Lute Books. 2009 (classic)
The Children's Hour. Hellman, Lillian. Dramatists Play Service. 1953 (classic)
Epistemology of the Closet. Sedgwick, Eve Kosofsky. University of California Press. 2008 (classic)
Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes: Part Two: Perestroika. Kushner, Tony. Theatre Communications Group. 2003 (classic)
Zami: A New Spelling of My Name. Lorde, Audrey. The Crossing Press. 1982 (classic)
Loving in the War Years: Lo Que Nunca Paso por Sus Labios. Moraga, Cherrie. South End Press Classic Series. 2000 (classic)
Movement in Black. Parker, Pat. Firebrand Books. 1999 (classic)
A Wild Patience Has Taken Me This Far. Rich, Adrienne. W. W. Norton. 1993 (classic)
The Celluloid Closet. Russo, Vito. Harper & Row. 1987 (classic)
Transgender History. Stryker, Susan. Seal Press. 2008 (classic)
The Picture of Dorian Gray. Wilde, Oscar, Canterbury Classics. 2013 (classic)
Leaves of Grass. Whitman, Walt. W.W. Norton. 2002 (classic)
Orlando. Woolf, Virginia. Mariner Books. 2006 (classic)
Finding Out: An Introduction to LGBT Studies. Second Edition. Gibson, Michelle and Alexander, Jonathan and Meem, Deborah. Sage Publications. 2014 (classic)
I Can't Date Jesus: Love, Sex, Family, Race, and Other Reasons I've Put My Faith in Beyoncé. Arceneaux, Michael. Atria Books. 2018
Queer: A Graphic History. Barker, Meg J, and Julia Scheele. Icon, 2016 (classic)
Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic. Bechdel, Alison. Mariner Book. 2007 (classic)
Queer X Design: 50 Years of Signs, Symbols, Banners, Logos, and Graphic Art of LGBTQ. Campbell, Andy. Black Dog & Leventhal. 2019.
The Gilda Stories. Gomez, Jewelle, and Alexis P. Gumbs. 2016 (classic)
Jones, Saeed. How We Fight for Our Lives: A Memoir. Simon and Schuster. 2020.
Qda: A Queer Disability Anthology. Luczak, Raymond. Square and Rebels. 2015 (classic)
Native Country of the Heart: A Memoir. Moraga, Cherrie. Picador. 2020.
Nîtisânak. Nixon, Lindsay. Metonymy Press. 2018.
Normal Life: Administrative Violence, Critical Trans Politics, and the Limits of Law. Spade, Dean. 2019.
Captive Genders: Trans Embodiment and the Prison Industrial Complex. 2nd ed. Stanley, Eric A, and Nat Smith. AK Press. 2016 (classic)
Trap Door: Trans Cultural Production and the Politics of Visibility. Gossett, Reina, Stanley, and Johanna Burton. The MIT Press. 2017.
On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous: A Novel. Vuong, Ocean. Generic. 2019.