Abby Hargreaves

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Space Between: Explorations of Love, Sex, and Fluidity

This memoir/performance piece should be popular with fans of Tortorella, but it’s less likely to have significant staying power as core LGBTQ writing

A Wild and Precious Life: A Memoir

Whether readers are seeking material on U.S. LGBTQ history, particularly regarding the pre–Stonewall era, or an enrapturing memoir, this work will satisfy. Don’t miss out on this essential read.

The Stonewall Reader

As a whole, this masterful collection is perhaps one of the most exhaustive looks at the events surrounding Stonewall from the LGBTQ perspective and provides a wonderfully diverse cast of voices. Scholars will find plenty of quotable material.

Real Queer America: LGBT Stories from Red States

Suitable for fans of memoirs and travelogs, this collection is a soothing and motivating balm for readers engaged with social justice issues. It is also a revealing and surprising tour through the country for readers both within and outside the LGBT community.

Thick: And Other Essays

Cottom offers a skimming discussion on the challenges of being black and a woman in America while making excellent points. Readers interested in social justice will find a number of quotable passages, whether for casual or academic use.

What We Talk About When We Talk About Rape

With an approach reminiscent of Meg Jay (Supernormal), Abdulali achieves extraordinary success with this compulsively readable and effortlessly diverse first book no doubt guaranteed to become an important part of the canon on gender studies and sexual assault.

Gender: Your Guide: A Gender-Friendly Primer on What To Know, What To Say, and What To Do in the New Gender Culture

This guide is unlike anything else available today, and an obvious and necessary item for collections of all kinds.

American Like Me: Reflections on Life Between Cultures

Readers will come for the big names, but they'll stay for the powerful stories, excellent writing, and feeling of connection. An absolute must for well-rounded collections.

Can We All Be Feminists? New Writing from Brit Bennett, Nicole Dennis-Benn, and 15 Others on Intersectionality, Identity, and the Way Forward for Feminism

This anthology works excellently as a response to Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's We Should All Be Feminists as it marks how feminism has historically excluded and alienated various groups while suggesting inclusive ways forward.

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