LGBTQ+ / Gay and Lesbian Studies

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The Queer Evangelist

By (author) Cheri DiNovo
Foreword by Kathleen Wynne
Categories: Biography: general

In The Queer Evangelist, Rev. Dr. Cheri DiNovo (CM) tells her story, from her roots as a young socialist activist in the 1960s to ordained minister in the ’90s to member of provincial parliament. As ...


By (author) Sherrill Grace
Categories: Biography: writers

“Once before I die, I hope to know I’ve been heard. That’s all. ” —Timothy Findley. Tiff: A Life of Timothy Findley is the first full biography of one of Canada’s foremost writers (The Wars, ...

Angry Queer Somali Boy

Interwoven with sociopolitical commentary on Somalia, Europe, and Canada, the story of this gay Muslim immigrant is told in a refreshing new voice.
Kidnapped by his father on the eve of Somalia’s societal ...

Soar, Adam, Soar

By (author) Rick Prashaw
Categories: Biography: general

Adam D. Prashaw’s life was full of surprises from the moment he was born. Assigned female at birth, and with parents who had been expecting a boy, he spent years living as “Rebecca Danielle Adam Prashaw” ...

Sexual Orientation

Find out how sexual orientation differs from gender identity. Students learn that finding congruence between gender identity and sexual orientation is an ongoing process. Understand that sexual orientation ...

What the Mouth Wants

By (author) Monica Meneghetti
Categories: Biography: general

This mouthwatering, intimate, and sensual memoir traces Monica Meneghetti’s unique life journey through her relationship with food, family, and love. As the youngest child of a traditional Italian-Catholic ...

Exiled for Love

By (author) Arsham Parsi & Marc Colbourne
Categories: Biography: general

A fast-paced memoir of Arsham Parsi, a queer Iranian activist forced to flee his country under threat of execution.

Exiled for Love follows Parsi’s incredible journey from his first understanding of ...

Gender Failure

Being a girl was something that never really happened for me. -Rae Spoon


Ivan E. Coyote and Rae Spoon are accomplished, award-winning writers, musicians, and performers; they are also both admitted "gender ...

Double Pregnant

Girl meets girl. Girl marries girl. They want to have babies … but they need a little help. Double Pregnant is author Natalie Meisner’s light-hearted, poignant and informative true story of two lesbians ...

Out Spoken

“How is identity formed? If you were born in Canada, that makes you Canadian; if you were raised Jewish, that makes you a Jew, right? But what about a teenage boy from small town Saskatchewan who has ...