Whether you are 15 or 50, dealing with the idea that you may be gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender can be scary, exciting, or a combination of these and other emotions. Quatrefoil Library has many books concerned with various aspects of coming out, including those written for different ages, gender, religious background, and stage of coming out. Quatrefoil also offers a safe, comfortable space in which to explore coming out and other GLBT-related issues.
Here is a sampling of the books we have waiting for you at Quatrefoil:
Author: Boykin, Keith, editor
Title: For colored boys who have considered suicide when the rainbow is still not enough : coming of age, coming out, and coming home
YA HQ 76.2 .U5 F67 2012
Author: Goldman, Linda
Title: Coming out, coming in: nurturing the well-being and inclusion of gay youth in mainstream society
HQ 76.27 .Y68 G65 2008
Author: Griffin, Connie, editor
Title: Crooked letter: coming out in the South
HQ 73.3 .U6 C76 2015
Author: Hoffert, Melanie M.
Title: Prairie silence
HQ 75.4 .H64 A3 2013
Author: Jensen, Karol L.
Title: Lesbian epiphanies: women coming out in later life
HQ75.6 .U52 M555 1999
Author: Knowles, J. E.
FIC K734 .A794 2009
Author: Moore, Lisa C.
Title: Does your mama know? an anthology of black lesbian coming out stories
PS 648 .L47 D64 2009
Author: Nutt, Amy Ellis
Title: Becoming Nicole: the transformation of an American family
HQ 77.95 .U6 N87 2015
Author: Parent, Dan
Title: Kevin Keller
PN 6728 .A72 P36 2012
Author: Savage, Dan & Miller, Terry (editors)
Title: It gets better: coming out, overcoming bullying, and creating a life worth living
YA HQ 76.27 .Y68 I74 2011
Author: Signorile, Michelangelo
Title: Outing yourself : how to come out as lesbian or gay to your family, friends, and coworkers
HQ 75.26 .S54 1995
Author: Wagner, Paul
Title: Ready or not, they’re gay: stories from a Midwestern family
HQ 76.3 .U5 W34 2009