It was before I was out and she gave it to me as a way of letting me know it was OK for me to come out to her. I read it my sophomore or junior year in high school and it made me feel a sense of comfort, as in knowing what I was feeling was OK to feel. She brilliantly examines her own life in a graphic memoir, allowing you to identify with and re-examine your own experience with discovering who you are. It is truly beautiful.
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From Walt Whitman to Colette and even Virginia Woolf, these books offer readers a vision of how we might live differently, and better. My favourite working definition is that a gay text is one that is amenable to a gay reading. As simple as that. In books like these, you hope not only to see how people once lived out their same-sex desires and relationships, but to learn from them how we might live differently, today, to our own advantage.
50 Must-Reads Books About LGBTQ History for Pride Month
Works of these authors are part of LGBT literature. As this list includes writers from antiquity until the present, it is clearly understood that the term "LGBT" may not ideally describe the identity of all authors, particularly for those who wrote before the nineteenth century. In some cases, it is more useful to consider such authors as persons who expressed attractions for persons of the same sex for example, Sappho or Plato , and avoid the anachronistic use of contemporary labels.
Historically, the term "gay literature" was sometimes used to cover both gay male and lesbian literatures. In a historical sense, literature as we understand it is a fairly new innovation, and the current concept of homosexuality is even fresher from the cultural oven. It's no great surprise, then, that gay literature — or even gay characters in literature — are so relatively new as to still be shiny.