A Individual or group will be highlighted based on their accomplishments and care for the LBGTQ community.
Omar Sharif Jr. is a Muslim, half Jewish actor, LBGTQ+ advocate and model that has been vocal about LGBT representation in main stream media. As an Arabian native, Omar continue to vocalize and draw attention to the issues surrounding the LBGTQ+ & Muslim community, focusing on the power of representation. Find out more.
Urooj Arshad is a Queer, Pakistani immigrant that transformed the witnessed oppression of women and intolerance for differences into activism and advocacy for realistic approaches to adolescent sexual health, specific to LBGT Muslim youth. Learn More.
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Title: ¡Hola Papí! : How to come out in Walmart parking lot and other life lessons
Author: John Paul Brammer
Tags: Autobiography, Latinx, Latino/a, Queer Men, Non-Fiction People of Color
Author Description: LBGTQ advice columist focuing on identity and culture. (Learn More Here)
Brief Book Description: A frothy, episodic memoir written in the format of answers to such questions as “How do I make peace with the years I lost in the closet?” Brammer recounts his rural Oklahoma childhood, being bullied in middle school, and early sexual experiences, including a confusing relationship with a closeted Christian.
Title: All Boys Aren't Blue Memoir-Manifesto
Author: George M. Johnson
Pronouns: They, Them
Tags: Memoir, Black, Queer, Queer Men, Gay Men, Gay
Author Description: Two authors, one of which focuses on Arabic studies in academia. (Learn More Here)
Brief Book Description: In their groundbreaking young adult memoir, prominent writer and LGBTQIA+ activist George M. Johnson shares both glorious and gut-wrenching memories of growing up Black and queer in America