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Nonfiction audiobooks exploring LGBTQ+ issues, histories, and current events.
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  • Audiobook

    Start Without Me

    (I'll Be There in a Minute)

    by Gary Janetti ...
    Narrated by Gary Janetti ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours

    This program is read by the author.From New York Times bestselling author, and Family Guy writer Gary Janetti comes Start Without Me, a collection of hilarious, laugh out loud, true life stories about the small moments that add up to a big life.Gary Janetti is bothered. By a lot of things. And thank God he’s here to tell us.In Start Without Me, Gary returns with his acid tongue firmly in cheek to ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    Sister Outsider

    Essays and Speeches

    by Audre Lorde ...
    Narrated by Robin Eller ...
    Series Audiobook 1 - Crossing Press Feminist

    Unabridged

    7 hours 32 min

    Presenting the essential writings of black lesbian poet and feminist writer Audre Lorde, Sister Outsider celebrates an influential voice in twentieth-century literature. In this charged collection of fifteen essays and speeches, Lorde takes on sexism, racism, ageism, homophobia, and class, and propounds social difference as a vehicle for action and change. Her prose is incisive, unflinching, and ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    Whipping Girl

    A Transsexual Woman on Sexism and the Scapegoating of Femininity

    by Julia Serano ...
    Narrated by Julia Serano ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 36 min

    “A foundational text for anyone hoping to understand transgender politics and culture in the U.S. today.” —NPRNamed as one of 100 Best Non-Fiction Books of All Time by Ms. MagazineJulia Serano shares her experiences and insights—both pre- and post-transition—to reveal the ways in which fear, suspicion, and dismissiveness toward ... ... Read more

    $27.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    Transgender History, second edition

    The Roots of Today's Revolution

    by Susan Stryker ...
    Narrated by Emily Cauldwell ...
    Series series Seal Studies

    Unabridged

    7 hours 49 min

    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 covering major movements, writings, and events. Chapters cover the transsexual and transvestite communities in the years following World War II; trans radicalism and social change, which spanned from 1966 with the ... Read more

    $24.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    The Velvet Rage

    Overcoming the Pain of Growing Up Gay in a Straight Man's World

    Narrated by Alan Downs ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 14 min

    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 can lead to drug abuse, promiscuity, alcoholism, ... Read more

    $20.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    This Book Is Gay

    by Juno Dawson ...
    Narrated by Christopher Solimene ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 47 min

    Lesbian. Bisexual. Queer. Transgender. Straight. Curious. This book is for everyone, regardless of gender or sexual preference. This book is for anyone who's ever dared to wonder. This book is for you. There's a long-running joke that, after "coming out," a lesbian, gay guy, bisexual, or trans person should receive a membership card and instruction manual. This is that instruction manual. You're ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    Gay New York

    Gender, Urban Culture, and the Making of the Gay Male World, 1890-1940

    Narrated by Graham Halstead ...

    Unabridged

    18 hours 40 min

    The award-winning, field-defining history of gay life in New York City in the early to mid-20th centuryGay New York brilliantly shatters the myth that before the 1960s gay life existed only in the closet, where gay men were isolated, invisible, and self-hating. Drawing on a rich trove of diaries, legal records, and other unpublished documents, George Chauncey constructs a fascinating portrait of a ... Read more

    $38.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    Moby Dyke

    An Obsessive Quest To Track Down The Last Remaining Lesbian Bars In America

    by Krista Burton ...
    Narrated by Sarah Beth Pfeifer ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 13 min

    A former Rookie contributor and creator of the popular blog Effing Dykes investigates the disappearance of America’s lesbian bars by visiting the last few in existence.Lesbian bars have always been treasured safe spaces for their customers, providing not only a good time but a shelter from societal alienation and outright persecution. In 1987, there were 206 of them in America. Today, only a ... Read more

    $23.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    When Brooklyn Was Queer

    by Hugh Ryan ...
    Narrated by Hugh Ryan ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 31 min

    The never-before-told story of Brooklyn’s vibrant and forgotten queer history, from the mid-1850s up to the present dayHugh Ryan’s When Brooklyn Was Queer is a groundbreaking exploration of the LGBT history of Brooklyn, from the early days of Walt Whitman in the 1850s up through the queer women who worked at the Brooklyn Navy Yard during World War II, and beyond. No other book, movie, or ... Read more

    $19.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    It Gets Better

    Coming Out, Overcoming Bullying, and Creating a Life Worth Living

    Unabridged

    9 hours 55 min

    Every story can change a life.Growing up isn’t easy. Many young people face daily tormenting and bullying, making them feel like they have nowhere to turn. This is especially true for LGBT kids and teens who often hide their sexuality for fear of being bullied. Without other openly gay adults and mentors in their lives, they can’t imagine what their future may hold. In many instances, gay and ... Read more

    $19.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    For Your Convenience - A CLASSIC 1930'S GUIDE TO LONDON LOOS

    by Paul Pry ...
    Narrated by Barnaby Edwards ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 19 min

    A facsimile guide to the Gents Loos of London published originally in 1937 by Routledge.Hailed as the first queer city guide, For Your Convenience was first published in 1937. Ostensibly a guide to where a gentleman may find 'relief' in the metropolis after 'three cups of tea', for those 'in-the-know' the information held between its pages offers a much more tantalizing prospect.Now faithfully ... Read more

    $9.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Audiobook

    The Book of Queer Prophets: 24 Writers on Sexuality and Religion

    Unabridged

    6 hours 42 min

    ‘A fascinating and thoughtful exploration of faith in the modern world. If you’re wondering why it matters and how to make sense of it, read on.’ – Clare BaldingIs it possible to believe in God and be gay? How does it feel to be excluded from a religious community because of your sexuality? Why do some people still believe being LGBT is a sin?The Book of Queer Prophets contains modern-day epistles ... Read more

    $24.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    Pageboy

    A Memoir

    by Elliot Page ...
    Narrated by Elliot Page ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 23 min

    This program is read by the author.#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER"Searing, deeply moving, and incredibly poignant... This isn’t simply a book on what it means to be trans, it’s about what it means to be human." —Alok Vaid-Menon"Actor Elliot Page, who starred in the movie JUNO, gives an emotional, intimate performance of his gorgeous memoir... He narrates these memories with an openness that will ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    Who's Afraid of Gender?

    by Judith Butler ...
    Narrated by Judith Butler ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 47 min

    **This program is read by the author.Named a Most Anticipated Book of 2024 by Time, Elle, Kirkus, Literary Hub, The Millions, Electric Literature, and them.**"A profoundly urgent intervention.” —Naomi Klein"A timely must-read for anyone actively invested in re-imagining collective futurity.” —Claudia RankineFrom a global icon, a bold, essential account of how a fear of gender is fueling ... Read more

    $19.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    I'm Not Hungry But I Could Eat

    Unabridged

    2 hours 48 min

    Long nights, empty stomachs, and impulsive cravings haunt these stories. A college grad reunites with a high-school crush when invited to his bachelor party, a lonely cat-sitter wreaks havoc on his friends' apartment, happy-hour french fries leave more than grease on lips and fingers, and, squeezed into a diner booth, one man eats past his limit for the sake of friendship. Exploring the lives of ... Read more

    $24.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    The Deviant's War

    The Homosexual vs. the United States of America

    by Eric Cervini ...
    Narrated by Vikas Adam ...

    Unabridged

    15 hours 34 min

    "Vikas Adam draws the listener in, expertly narrating Cervini's work, which charts the beginning of the gay rights movement in the United States...Vikas Adam does an excellent job lending unique voices to real historical figures." -- AudioFile MagazineA Publishers Weekly most anticipated spring bookFrom a young Harvard- and Cambridge-trained historian, the secret history of the fight for gay ... Read more

    $23.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    Covering

    The Hidden Assault on Our Civil Rights

    by Kenji Yoshino ...
    Narrated by Patrick Lawlor ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 6 min

    Everyone covers. To cover is to downplay a disfavored trait so as to blend into the mainstream. Because all of us possess stigmatized attributes, we all encounter pressure to cover in our daily lives. Given its pervasiveness, we may experience this pressure to be a simple fact of social life. Against conventional understanding, Kenji Yoshino argues that the demand to cover can pose a hidden threat ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    He/She/They

    How We Talk About Gender and Why It Matters

    Narrated by Schuyler Bailar ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 15 min

    Go‑to expert on gender identity, Schuyler Bailar, offers an essential, urgent guide that changes the conversation about gender identity and how we talk about it.Anti-transgender legislation is being introduced in state governments around the United States in record-breaking numbers. Trans people are under attack in sports, healthcare, school curriculum, bathrooms, bars, and nearly every walk of ... Read more

    $27.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    Before We Were Trans

    A New History of Gender

    Narrated by Dr. Kit Heyam, Ph.D ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 2 min

    **A groundbreaking global history of gender nonconformity **Today’s narratives about trans people tend to feature individuals with stable gender identities that fit neatly into the categories of male or female. Those stories, while important, fail to account for the complex realities of many trans people’s lives.Before We Were Trans illuminates the stories of people across the globe, from ... Read more

    $24.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    It's Not Over

    Getting Beyond Tolerance, Defeating Homophobia, and Winning True Equality

    Narrated by Patrick Lawlor ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 27 min

    Marriage equality has surged across the country. Closet doors have burst open in business, entertainment, and even major-league sports. But as longtime advocate Michelangelo Signorile argues in his most provocative book yet, the excitement of such breathless change makes this moment more dangerous than ever. Puncturing the illusion that victory is now inevitable, Signorile marshals stinging ... Read more

    $16.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    Real Queer America

    LGBT Stories from Red States

    Narrated by Samantha Allen ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 26 min

    LAMBDA LITERARY AWARD FINALISTA transgender reporter's "powerful, profoundly moving" narrative tour through the surprisingly vibrant queer communities sprouting up in red states (New York Times Book Review)****, 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 GLAAD Award-winning journalist happily married ... Read more

    $24.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    The Transgender Child: Revised & Updated Edition

    A Handbook for Parents and Professionals Supporting Transgender and Nonbinary Children

    Unabridged

    12 hours 54 min

    Ever since its initial publication in 2008, The Transgender Child has been lauded as the most trusted source of information for families wanting to understand and affirm their transgender, gender-expansive, or nonbinary child. Utilized around the world and translated into multiple languages, The Transgender Child has won accolades from medical and mental health professionals, teachers, and, most ... Read more

    $24.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    The Pink Line

    Journeys Across the World's Queer Frontiers

    by Mark Gevisser ...
    Narrated by Mark Gevisser, Vikas Adam ...

    Unabridged

    18 hours 7 min

    One of the Financial Times and Guardian Books to Look Forward to in 2020This program includes a foreword and epilogue read by the authorA groundbreaking look at how the issues of sexuality and gender identity divide and unite the world todayMore than five years in the making, Mark Gevisser’s The Pink Line: Journeys Across the World’s Queer Frontiers is a globetrotting exploration of how th... ... Read more

    $23.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    Difference is Born on the Lips: Reflections on Sexuality, Stigma and Society

    Unabridged

    8 hours 48 min

    "A provocative, raw, and soulful book... An unflinching and visionary read." - AttitudeRaw and stunningly written, Handrick takes us on a journey through his experiences as a gay working-class man, confronting the toxic narratives and myths that society has built up around masculinity, class, and sexuality.Much more than just a personal story, Handrick's book delves deep into the heart of a crisis ... Read more

    $15.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus