Fiction can be a great medium for understanding and empathy. Below is a list of  books for students who want to educate themselves about LGBT experiences.

Simon vs. the Homo Sapien Agenda by Becky Albertalli

Giovanni’s Room by James Baldwin

One Man Guy by Michael Barakiva

I Am J by Cris Beam

Fun Home by Alison Bechdel

The Miseducation of Cameron Post by Emily M. Danforth

Annie on my Mind by Nancy Garden

The Price of Salt (Carol) by Patricia Highsmith

Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green & David Levithan

Two Boys Kissing by David Levithan

The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

Not Otherwise Specified by Hannah Moskowitz

Juliet Takes a Breath by Gabby Rivera

Grasshopper Jungle by Andrew Smith

Far From You by Tess Sharpe

Golden Boy by Abigail Tarttelin

The Color Purple by Alice Walker

Parrotfish by Ellen Wittlinger