By: Armistead Maupin
Narrated by: Armistead Maupin
Length: 8 hours 26 minutes
"A book for any of us, gay or straight, who have had to find our family. Maupin is one of America’s finest storytellers, and the story of his life is a story as fascinating, as delightful and as compulsive as any of the tales he has made up for us."—Neil Gaiman
"I fell in love with Maupin’s effervescent Tales of the City decades ago, and his... Read More »
By: Amy Ellis Nutt
Narrated by: Amy Ellis Nutt
Length: 8 hours 43 minutes
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The inspiring true story of transgender actor and activist Nicole Maines, whose identical twin brother, Jonas, and ordinary American family join her on an extraordinary journey to understand, nurture, and celebrate the uniqueness in us all.
Nicole appears as TV’s first transgender superhero on CW’s Supergirl
When Wayne... Read More »
By: Alan Downs, PhD
Narrated by: Alan Downs
Length: 7 hours 14 minutes
The most important issue in a gay man’s life is not “coming out,” but coming to terms with the invalidating past. Despite the progress made in recent years, many gay men still wonder, “Are we better off?” The byproduct of growing up gay in a straight world continues to be the internalization of shame, rejection, and anger—a toxic cocktail that... Read More »
By: John Glynn
Narrated by: Michael Crouch
Length: 6 hours 57 minutes
An Entertainment Weekly Best Book of May 2019 A TIME Magazine Best Book of May 2019
A Cosmopolitan Best Book of May 2019 An Oprah Magazine Best LGBTQ Book of 2019
A gripping portrait of life in a Montauk summer house--a debut memoir of first love, identity and self-discovery among a group of friends who became family.
They call Montauk... Read More »
By: Jacob Tobia
Narrated by: Jacob Tobia
Length: 11 hours 20 minutes
THE NATIONAL BESTSELLER
"Transformative . . . If Tobia aspires to the ranks of comic memoirists like David Sedaris and Mindy Kaling, Sissy succeeds." --New York Times Book Review
A heart-wrenching, eye-opening, and giggle-inducing memoir about what it's like to grow up not sure if you're (a) a boy, (b) a girl, (c) something in between, or (d) all... Read More »
By: David Sedaris & Gary Carpenter
Narrated by: David Sedaris
Length: 13 hours 51 minutes
One of the most anticipated books of 2017: Boston Globe, New York Times Book Review, New York's "Vulture", The Week, Bustle, BookRiot
An NPR Best Book of 2017 An AV Club Favorite Book of 2017 A Barnes & Noble Best Book of 2017 A Goodreads Choice Awards nominee
David Sedaris tells all in a book that is, literally, a lifetime in the... Read More »
By: William Dameron
Narrated by: Will Damron
Length: 8 hours 16 minutes
A candid memoir of denial, stolen identities, betrayal, faking it, and coming out.
Do you know me?, the email began, sparking tremors of fear that turned into a full quake of panic when William Dameron discovered that his selfie had been stolen by strangers. On social networks and dating sites, his image and identity—a forty-year-old straight... Read More »
By: Garrard Conley
Narrated by: Michael Crouch
Length: 8 hours 12 minutes
The New York Times bestselling memoir about identity, love and understanding. Now a major motion picture starring Nicole Kidman, Russell Crowe, and Lucas Hedges, directed by Joel Edgerton. "Every sentence of the story will stir your soul" (O Magazine).
The son of a Baptist pastor and deeply embedded in church life in small town Arkansas, as a... Read More »
By: New York Public Library & Edmund White
Narrated by: Various
Length: 10 hours 44 minutes
For the fiftieth anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, an anthology chronicling the tumultuous fight for LGBTQ rights in the 1960s and the activists who spearheaded it, with a foreword by Edmund White.
June 28, 2019 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, which is considered the most significant event in the gay liberation... Read More »
By: Tony Kushner, Andrew Garfield, Nathan Lane, Susan Brown, Denise Gough, Beth Malone, James McArdle, Lee Pace, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Bobby Cannavale & Edie Falco
Length: 6 hours 52 minutes
Presenting an original audiobook performance of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play, starring the cast of the National Theatre's 2018 Broadway revival.
In this production, adapted especially for the listening experience, Andrew Garfield, Nathan Lane, and the entire cast recreate their acclaimed performances from the 2018 Tony Award-winning National... Read More »
By: Anne Choma & Sally Wainwright
Narrated by: Eva Hope & Erin Shanager
Length: 8 hours 13 minutes
The official companion book to the HBO series Gentleman Jack created by Sally Wainwright and starring Suranne Jones
In 1834, Anne Lister made history by celebrating and recording the first ever known marriage to another woman. This is her remarkable, true story.
Anne Lister was extraordinary. Fearless, charismatic and determined to explore her... Read More »
By: Sarah McBride & Joe Biden
Narrated by: Sarah McBride
Length: 9 hours 18 minutes
“A brave, powerful memoir” (People) that will change the way we look at identity and equality in this country, from the activist running to become the first openly transgender state senator in U.S. history
“The energy and vigor Sarah has brought to the fight for equality is ever present in this book.”—Senator Kamala Harris, New York... Read More »
By: Samantha Allen
Narrated by: Samantha Allen
Length: 7 hours 26 minutes
A transgender reporter's "powerful, profoundly moving"(New York Times Book Review) narrative tour through the surprisingly vibrant queer communities sprouting up in red states, offering a vision of a stronger, more humane America.
Ten years ago, Samantha Allen was a suit-and-tie-wearing Mormon missionary. Now she's a senior Daily Beast... Read More »
By: Laura Jane Grace & Dan Ozzi
Narrated by: Laura Jane Grace
Length: 6 hours 49 minutes
ONE OF BILLBOARD'S "100 GREATEST MUSIC BOOKS OF ALL TIME"
The provocative transgender advocate and lead singer of the punk rock band Against Me! provides a searing account of her search for identity and her true self.
It began in a bedroom in Naples, Florida, when a misbehaving punk teenager named Tom Gabel, armed with nothing but an acoustic... Read More »
By: Michael Arceneaux
Narrated by: Michael Arceneaux
Length: 6 hours 9 minutes
THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
Featured as one of Summer 2018’s most anticipated reads by the Los Angeles Times, Vogue, Vulture, Entertainment Weekly, ELLE, Buzzfeed, and Bitch Media.
In the style of New York Times bestsellers You Can’t Touch My Hair, Bad Feminist, and I’m Judging You, a timely collection of alternately hysterical and... Read More »
By: Susan Stryker
Narrated by: Emily Cauldwell
Length: 7 hours 49 minutes
A timely second edition of the classic text on transgender history, with a new introduction and updated material throughout
Covering American transgender history from the mid-twentieth century to today, Transgender History takes a chronological approach to the subject of transgender history, with each chapter... Read More »
By: Dustin Lance Black
Narrated by: Dustin Lance Black
Length: 14 hours 12 minutes
This heartfelt, deeply personal memoir explores how a celebrated filmmaker and activist and his conservative Mormon mother built bridges across today’s great divides—and how our stories hold the power to heal.
Dustin Lance Black wrote the Oscar-winning screenplay for Milk and helped overturn California’s anti–gay marriage Proposition 8, but as... Read More »
By: Jose Esteban Munoz, Joshua Chambers-Letson, Tavia Nyong'o & Ann Pellegrini
Narrated by: Paul Boehmer
Length: 11 hours 15 minutes
The LGBT agenda for too long has been dominated by pragmatic issues like same-sex marriage and gays in the military. It has been stifled by this myopic focus on the present, which is short-sighted and assimilationist. Cruising Utopia seeks to break the present stagnancy by cruising ahead. Drawing on the work of Ernst Bloch, José Esteban Muñoz... Read More »
By: Robert W. Fieseler
Narrated by: Paul Heitsch
Length: 11 hours 25 minutes
Buried for decades, the Up Stairs Lounge tragedy has only recently emerged as a catalyzing event of the gay liberation movement. In revelatory detail, Robert W. Fieseler chronicles the tragic event that claimed the lives of thirty-one men and one woman on June 24, 1973, at a New Orleans bar, the largest mass murder of gays until 2016. Relying on... Read More »
By: Imani Perry
Narrated by: LisaGay Hamilton
Length: 8 hours 26 minutes
Winner of the 2019 PEN/Jacqueline Bograd Weld Award for Biography
Winner of the Lambda Literary Award for LGBTQ Nonfiction
Winner of the Shilts-Grahn Triangle Award for Lesbian Nonfiction
A New York Times Notable Book of 2018
A revealing portrait of one of the most gifted and charismatic, yet least understood, Black artists and intellectuals of the... Read More »
By: Amanda Jette Knox
Narrated by: Amanda Jette Knox
Length: 8 hours 7 minutes
An inspirational story of accepting and embracing two trans people in a family--a family who shows what's possible when you "lead with love."
All Amanda Jetté Knox ever wanted was to enjoy a stable life. She never knew her biological father, and while her mother and stepfather were loving parents, the situation was sometimes chaotic. At school,... Read More »
By: Lorimer Shenher
Narrated by: Lorimer Shenher
Length: 7 hours 39 minutes
Inspiring and honest, this unique memoir of gender transition and coming-of-age proves it’s never too late to find your true identity.
Since he was a small child, Lorimer Shenher knew something for certain: he was a boy. The problem was, he was growing up in a girl’s body.
In this candid and thoughtful memoir, Shenher shares the story of his... Read More »
By: James Polchin
Narrated by: Michael Crouch
Length: 9 hours 10 minutes
A skillful hybrid of true crime and social history that examines the relationship between the media and popular culture in the portrayal of crimes against gay men in the decades before Stonewall.
Stories of murder have never been just about killers and victims. Instead, crime stories take the shape of their times and reflect cultural notions and... Read More »
By: Ann Bausum
Narrated by: Vikas Adam & Ann Bausum
Length: 4 hours 23 minutes
Groundbreaking narrative nonfiction for teens that tells the story of the AIDS crisis in America.
Thirty-five years ago, it was a modern-day, mysterious plague. Its earliest victims were mostly gay men, some of the most marginalized people in the country; at its peak in America, it killed tens of thousands of people. The losses were staggering,... Read More »