LGBTQA+ Resources

We have put together some essential books, documentaries, social media accounts to follow as well as lots of other useful resources on and for the LGBTQA+ community and their allies.

 

BOOKS

Trans Power by Juno Roche 

In Their Shoes by Jamie Windust 

We Make It Better by Eric Rosswood and Kathleen Archambeau 

To Be A Gay Man by Will Young 

Me by Elton John  

Over The Top by Jonathan Van Ness 

Queer: A Graphic History by Meg-John Barker and Julia Scheele 

The Little Book of Pride: The History, the People, the Parades by Lewis Laney 

Straight Jacket: Overcoming Society’s Legacy of Gay Shame by Matthew Todd 

Pride: The Story of the LGBTQ Equality Movement by Matthew Todd 

Life Isn’t Binary: On Being Both, Beyond, and In-Between by Meg-John Barker and Alex Iantaffi  

Transgender History: The Roots of Today’s Revolution by Susan Stryker 

Trans Britain by Christine Burns 

To my Trans Sisters by Charlie Craggs 

Trans Teen Survival Guide by Owl and Fox Fisher 

The Gender Games by Juno Dawson 

Redefining Realness – Janet Mock 

Trans Mission: My Quest to a Beard by Alex Bertie 

True Colours by Caroline Paige 

A Queer and Pleasant Danger by Kate Bornstein  

Beyond the Gender Binary by Alok Vaid-Menon 

Giovanni’s Room by James Baldwin  

Just Above my Head by James Baldwin 

 

 

FILM & TV

Disclosure  Netflix 

A Secret Love  Netflix 

Out  Disney+ 

It’s a Sin – Channel 4 

Olly Alexander: Growing Up Gay – BBC 3 

Pose – BBC & Netflix 

Circus of Books – Netflix 

Boy Erased – Netflix 

RuPaul’s Drag Race – Netflix 

Paris is Burning - Netflix 

The Death & Life of Marsha P. Johnson – Netflix 

 

PODCASTS

Attitudes – with Bryan Safi & Erin Gibson 

Food 4 Thot 

Making gay history 

Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness 

#QueerAF 

Las Culturistas  

The Read 

The Queer History Podcast 

The Things That Made Me Queer 

Psychobabble 

Mob queens 

Here to Slay 

Those Trans Guys 

 

SOCIAL MEDIA TO FOLLOW

Fox Fisher @theFoxFisher 

Owl Fisher @UglaStefania 

Jake Graf @JakeGraf1 

Hannah Graf MBE @hannahw235 

Juno Roche @JustJuno1    

Kuchenga @kuchengcheng 

Charlie Craggs @Charlie_Craggs 

Christine Burns @christineburns 

Travis Alabanza @travisalabanza  

Munroe Bergdorf @MunroeBergdorf 

Alex Bertie @therealalexbertie 

Mermaids @Mermaids_Gender 

Gendered Intelligence @Genderintell  

Trans Actual @TransActualUK  

Alok Vaid-Menon @alokvmenon  

Chella Man @chellaman  

Ben Pechey @benpechey  

Radam Ridwan @radamridwan 

Andrea Di Giovanni @andreadigiovanni 

Junior Mintt @juniormintt  

Jamie Windust @jamiewindust 

Sabah Choudrey @sabah.c 

Ankita Mehra @ankitamehraa 

 

CHARITIES & SUPPORT

https://www.akt.org.uk - Helps LGBTQ+ Homeless youths 

https://mermaidsuk.org.uk - Supports trans individuals  

https://uklgig.org.uk - In aid of LGBT asylum seekers and refugees 

https://www.ukblackpride.org.uk - UK LGBT Black support