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    15 LGBTQIA+ Books That Aren't About Coming Out

    While talking about queer discrimination is important, sharing queer joy is, too.

    1. Girl Crushed by Katie Heaney

    Two teen girls are holding hands while facing opposite ways

    2. Rise to the Sun by Leah Johnson

    Two Black teen girls have their arms around each other and are smiling.

    3. Jay’s Gay Agenda by Jason June

    Two teen boys are standing in front of each other, smiling. Ripped-out pieces of notebook paper are floating around them.

    4. The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet by Becky Chambers

    An old spaceship is flying through space toward a planet.

    5. Felix Ever After by Kacen Callender

    A black, transgender teen boy is wearing a flower crown.

    6. Faith: Taking Flight by Julie Murphy

    A young curvy girl is wearing a cape and flying.

    7. At the End of Everything by Marieke Nijkamp

    An abandoned bike is lying on the road at night.

    8. Instinct by James Patterson and Howard Roughan

    A man is running along the streets of New York, looking back

    9. Honey Girl by Morgan Rogers

    A Black woman with black lipstick, curls, and flowers in her hair is turned to look at you, the reader

    10. Gender Euphoria by Laura Kate Dale

    A painted trans flag with the title across it.

    11. Conversations With Friends by Sally Rooney

    Two women — a blonde and a brunette with sunglasses — are looking straight ahead

    12. Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston

    Two men are leaning against the title on the book. One is American and one is English

    13. Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo

    A silhouette of a woman wearing a head wrap.

    14. The Falling in Love Montage by Ciara Smyth

    Two teen girls are holding hands at the fair. One is looking back at the other

    15. Love & Other Disasters by Anita Kelly

    A woman and nonbinary person are lying next to each other, facing opposite ways, with their heads side by side.