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Recommended Reading: June

Highline College's librarians recommend materials from the library collection on a wide variety of topics.

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Pride Month

Image of pride flag

Image by Daniel Quasar

On June 1, 2021, President Joe Biden proclaimed June as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Pride Month.  "I call upon the people of the United States to recognize the achievements of the LGBTQ+ community, to celebrate the great diversity of the American people, and to wave their flags of pride high..." The month of June is significant because of the uprising at the Stonewall Inn in June 1969,

LGBTQ+ Banned Books

How LGBT Americans Identify

McCarthy, N. (March 3, 2021). How LGBT Americans Identify [Digital image]. Retrieved June 08, 2021, from

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Reading List: Pride Month!

Highline LGBTQIA+ Storytime

HC Librarian story times that highlight some LGBTQIA+ books in our Children's Literature collection. More story times can be found at the Highline Library youtube page (link).

Highline College LGBTQIA+

Thunderbird Pride lapel pin

Online Resources

Supporting Trans & Gender-Exploring Youth: Resources for families and allies