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June is Pride Month

Celebration + Reading List

By the Executive Service Corps | Published June 2021

 

Pride Month is an annual commemoration held during the entire month of June to remember the June 1969 Stonewall Riots in Greenwich Village, New York, that served to launch the LGBTQ rights movement in America. Executive Service Corps encourages all organizations and companies to review and update their policies to ensure inclusivity of all individuals on an annual basis.

Book clubs, including those affiliated with organizations, and individuals can choose books related to the holidays of each month, making June a great time to read about Harvey Milk or any other LGBTQ+ leaders in our country's history. Some companies celebrate by organizing fundraisers for LGBTQ+ local organizations. Organizations can utilize LGBTQ+ speakers to conduct awareness training for team members. There are many ways to celebrate Pride month. Executive Service Corps encourages you to use it as an opportunity to be a mindful and inclusive ally. 

Many LGBTQ+ Pride activities have moved to later in the 2021. A calendar for Chicago events beginning in October can be found by visiting the Chicago Pride Fest website. You can celebrate Pride today and every day. We welcome you to enjoy the Executive Service Corps' Pride Reading List.

Please help us continue our work. www.SupportESC.org

 

Pride Month Recommended Reading List

Cover Image
Title
Link to Book
Author
Author's Social Media
All Out: The No-Longer-Secret Stories of Queer Teens throughout the Ages
https://www.bookcellarinc.com/book/9781335146816
Saundra Mitchell
https://twitter.com/SaundraMitchell
And Tango Makes Three (Children's Book)
https://www.womenandchildrenfirst.com/book/9781481446952
Justin Richardson, Peter Parnell, Henry Cole
And Then I Danced: Traveling the Road to LGBT Equality
https://www.bookcellarinc.com/book/9781617753992
Mark Segal
https://twitter.com/PhilaGayNews
And the Band Played On: Politics, People, and the AIDS Epidemic
https://www.bookcellarinc.com/book/9780312374631
Randy Shilts
https://twitter.com/Wine_andProses
Beyond the Gender Binary (Age 12 and Up)
https://www.womenandchildrenfirst.com/book/9780593094655
Alok Vaid-Menon, Ashley Lukashevsky (Illustrator)
Black on Both Sides: A Racial History of Trans Identity
https://www.womenandchildrenfirst.com/book/9781517901738
C. Riley Snorton
https://twitter.com/CRileySnorton
Cleanness
https://www.womenandchildrenfirst.com/book/9780374124588
Garth Greenwell
https://twitter.com/GarthGreenwell
Fairest: A Memoir
https://www.womenandchildrenfirst.com/book/9780525561309
Meredith Talusan
https://twitter.com/1demerith
Gender Outlaw: On Men, Women and the Rest of Us
https://www.womenandchildrenfirst.com/book/9781101973240
Kate Bornstein
https://twitter.com/katebornstein
Invisible No More: Police Violence Against Black Women and Women of Color
https://www.womenandchildrenfirst.com/book/9780807088982
Andrea Ritchie
https://twitter.com/dreanyc123
Leah On the Offbeat
https://www.womenandchildrenfirst.com/book/9780062643810
Becky Albertalli
https://twitter.com/beckyalbertalli
Love Wins
https://www.womenandchildrenfirst.com/book/9780062456106
Debbie Cenziper, Jim Obergefell
Luna
https://www.bookcellarinc.com/book/9780316011273
Julie Anne Peters
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Julie_Anne_Peters
Mean Little deaf Queer: A Memoir
https://www.womenandchildrenfirst.com/book/9780807073315
Terry Galloway
No Tea, No Shade. New Writings in Black Queer Studies
https://www.bookcellarinc.com/book/9780822362425
E. Patrick Johnson, Editor
https://twitter.com/epatrickjohnson
Pink Triangle : The Nazi War Against Homosexuals
https://www.semcoop.com/pink-triangle-nazi-war-against-homosexuals
Richard Plant
Pride: The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag (Children’s Book)
https://www.womenandchildrenfirst.com/book/9780399555312
Rob Sanders, Steven Salerno
Queerly Beloved: A Love Story Across Genders
https://www.womenandchildrenfirst.com/book/9781626390621
Diane and Jacob Anderson-Minshall
https://twitter.com/jake2point0
She’s Not There: A Life in Two Genders
https://www.bookcellarinc.com/book/9780385346979
Jennifer Finney Boylan
https://twitter.com/JennyBoylan
The Black Flamingo (Young Adult Novel)
https://www.womenandchildrenfirst.com/book/9780062990297
Dean Atta
The Gay Revolution
https://www.womenandchildrenfirst.com/book/9781451694123
Lillian Faderman
https://twitter.com/lillianfaderman
The Mayor of Castro Street: The Life and Times of Harvey Milk
https://www.bookcellarinc.com/book/9780312560850
Randy Shilts
https://twitter.com/Wine_andProses
Transgender Warriors: The Making of History from Joan of Arc to Dennis Rodman
https://www.bookcellarinc.com/book/9780807079416
Leslie Feinberg
Untamed
https://www.womenandchildrenfirst.com/book/9781984801258
Glennon Doyle
https://twitter.com/GlennonDoyle
When We Rise
https://www.womenandchildrenfirst.com/book/9780316315418
Cleve Jones
https://twitter.com/CleveJones1
When the Moon Was Ours: A Novel
https://www.bookcellarinc.com/book/9781250160102
Anna-Marie Mclemore
https://twitter.com/LaAnnaMarie