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Here are 15 books you should read this Pride Month

From books about trans identity to queer history, here are some of the best books to help understand and revel in LGBTQ+ identity and its intersections. What books would you recommend?

Yvie Oddly spills the tea on 'All Stars' season 7 and toxic fans in new memoir (exclusive)

The RuPaul's Drag Race season 11 winner tells The Advocate about her new memoir All About Yvie: Into the Oddity and all the drama it dishes.

Indiana’s school censorship law threatens a small bookstore's future

A bookstore in South Bend may be shutting its doors after schools stopped shopping in the wake of new restrictive content law.

Mark & Scott Hoying have an exciting update on their path to fatherhood (exclusive)

The adorable husbands are ready for the next step in their family.

'Ghost' screenwriter Bruce Joel Rubin on coming out: 'I've never not been gay'

Rubin has opened up in his just-published memoir, It’s Only a Movie.

Doug Emhoff at NYC event: Book banning ‘erodes our democracy’

He warned about the dangers of Republican book bans.

Second Gentleman Doug Emhoff to tackle Republican book bans at Manhattan roundtable discussion (exclusive)

He will talk about the Biden-Harris administration’s commitment to fight these threats to students’ civil rights.

Chasten Buttigieg calls Republican politicians ‘bad actors’ during South Bend book event

The author and father didn’t hold back in his evaluation of conservative theatrics lawmakers employ instead of getting things done for their constituents.

Billie Jean King says a Massachusetts challenge to a kids book about her is ‘so very sad’

A mother has asked her child’s school to remove the book because it mentions LGBTQ+ people and divorce. The lesbian tennis legend had thoughts.

'Heartstopper' creator Alice Oseman raising funds for kids in Gaza

Oseman is auctioning signed books and a chance to win an original drawing.

Anti-LGBTQ+ Republican Kristi Noem brags about killing dog and goat in her new book

Will this kill the South Dakota governor's hopes for becoming Donald Trump's vice-presidential pick?

Sue Bird & Megan Rapinoe are producing a queer soccer romance for TV: 'Bold, sexy and fun'

Cleat Cute is based on the best-selling novel by Meryl Wilsner.

There have already been 4,000 instances of book banning in America this school year: report

PEN America’s latest findings shed light on the targeted censorship of content related to race, sexuality, and violence, sparking advocacy and resistance across the nation.

These are the most challenged library books in America — yes, most are LGBTQ+

Gender Queer, All Boys Aren't Blue, and This Book Is Gay lead the American Library Association's list of the 10 most challenged books of 2023.

Rare pre-Stonewall ‘Gay Cookbook’ on sale in NYC this weekend

The hilarious but authentic collection of international recipes by former Advocate food columnist Lou Rand Hogan was available at the ABBA New York International Antiquarian Book Fair.

3 books to read before the November elections

These political reads examine the current state of facism, religion, transphobia, and more in the U.S.

RuPaul shades 'masculine white gay men' who project 'internalized homophobia'

The legendary drag queen recently told Out magazine about his experiences with "self-loathing" gay men.

'Cruel' Nebraska senator investigated after using colleague's name in a rape scene

Republican Steve Halloran is under investigation for sexual harassment after using a colleague's name while reading a graphic rape scene on the legislative floor.

CEO of RuPaul’s new Allstora bookstore apologizes for carrying  books by anti-LGBTQ+ extremists

Seemingly recognizing that it’s a retailer and not a library, the Drag Race host’s new venture revised its selections to exclude controversial content from right-wing writers, reaffirming its mission to be a safe space for LGBTQ+ narratives and voices.

RuPaul’s new online bookstore under fire for selling right-wing extremist, anti-LGBTQ+ titles

The online store declined to comment, but flagged certain books as 'contrary to our core values' and vowed to donate proceeds to fight book bans.

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