Further Reading

Here is a list of books for all ages that you might want to read if you're interested in exploring LGBTQ+ topics more (this list is a work in progress, so please bear with us as we add to it.) We also have reading lists about disabilities and race. Feel free to suggest resources we could add to this list via our contact page. 

Books About Christianity and LGBTQ+ Topics

  • Undivided by Vicky Beeching

  • The Book of Queer Prophets by Ruth Hunt

  • Queer Theologies: The Basics by Chris Greenough

  • Radical Love: Introduction to Queer Theology: An Introduction to Queer Theology by Patrick S. Cheng

  • Love is an Orientation: Elevating the Conversation with the Gay Community by Andrew Marin

  • God and the Gay Christian: The Biblical Case in Support of Same-Sex Relationships by Matthew Vines

  • Queer Virtue: What LGBTQ People Know about Life and Love and How It Can Revitalize Christianity by Reverend Elizabeth M. Edman

  • The Gender Agenda by Steve Chalke

  • Dazzling Darkness by Rachel Mann

  • Generous Spaciousness: Responding To Gay Christians in the Church by Wendy VanderWal-Gritter

  • Unconditional: Rescuing the Gospel from the Gays-vs-Christians Debate by Justin Lee

  • Queers the Word: A 40 Day Devotional for LGBTQ+ Christians by Brian G Murphy and Shannon TL Kearns

  • What Does God Think?: Transgender People and The Bible by Cheryl B. Evans

  • Sexuality: The Inclusive Church Resource by Susannah Cornwall

  • Gender: The Inclusive Church Resource by Rosemary Lain-Priestley

  • Shameless by Nadia Bolz-Weber

  • Black, Gay, British, Christian, Queer: The Church and the Famine of Grace by Jarel Robinson-Brown

Books about LGBTQ+ Topics for Children

  • A Church For All by Gayle E. Pittman and Laure Fournier

  • This Day in June by Gayle E. Pittman and Kristyna Litten

  • They She He Me: Free to Be by Maya Christina Gonzalez and Matthew SG

  • Love Makes a Family by Sophie Beer

  • Love is Love by Micheal Genhart PhD and Ken Min

  • Rainbow: A First Book of Pride by Michael Genhart PhD and Anne Passchier

  • Stonewall by Rob Sanders and Jamey Christoph

  • The Purim Superhero by Elisabeth Kushner and Mike Byrne

  • A Family is a Family is a Family by Sara O’Leary and Qin Leng

  • It Feels Good to Be Yourself: A Book about Gender Identity by Theresa Thorn and Noah Grigni

  • King and King by Linda De Haan and Stern Nijland

  • My Princess Boy by Cheryl Kilodavis and Suzanne DeSimone

  • And Tango Makes Three by Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell

  • Mommy, Mama and Me by Lesléa Newman and Carol Thompson

  • Daddy, Papa and Me by Lesléa Newman and Carol Thompson

  • Heather Has Two Mummies by Lesléa Newman and Laura Cornell

  • When Aidan Became a Brother by Kyle Lukoff and Kaylani Juanita

  • Julián Is a Mermaid by Jessica Love

  • Introducing Teddy by Jessica Walton and Dougal MacPherson

  • Jack (Not Jackie) by Erica Silverman and Holly Hatam

Books about LGBTQ+ Topics for Young People

  • Queerfully and Wonderfully Made: A Guide for LGBTQ+ Christian Teens by Leigh Finke

  • Queer Power by Dom&Ink

  • 99% Chance of Magic by Heartspark Press

  • It Gets Better by Dan Savage and Terry Miller

  • The Gay Agenda: A Modern Queer History & Handbook by Ashley Molesso and Chessie Needham

  • The New Queer Conscience by Adam Eli

  • Beyond the Gender Binary by Alok Vaid-Menon

  • Continuum by Chella Mann