Do you consider yourself a die-hard lover of gay books and LGBTQ authors? Then check out our coverage of what’s happening in the world of queer literature.

Despite society’s dwindling attention span, books remain a powerful force when it comes to modern storytelling. They give us a chance to see the world with a new perspective, and they give aspiring LGBTQ writers and authors the chance to express themselves. Gay books also give audiences access to new content that falls outside of what’s considered “mainstream.”

Some of your favorite books are probably filled with gay themes and characters, which in addition to making them great reads, is also a great way to ensure our community’s visibility and representation.

Whether you’re into trashy romance novels or heartfelt personal stories about what it’s like to be queer, there are gay books out there for you. Now dive into a pile of them and let us know your favorite.