Pride & Rainbow Book Month Posted on June 5th, 2023 by

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Looking for a read? Visit the Library’s Pride & Rainbow Book Month Display

Happy Pride Month! Or, at the Library, Rainbow Book Month! Pride is celebrated in June each year to commemorate the 1969 Stonewall Uprising, a landmark event in the Gay Liberation Movement, which evolved into today’s LGBTQIA+ rights movements.

Here are just a few resources to learn about and celebrate Pride Month and Rainbow Book Month:

-The Library’s Pride & Rainbow Book Month Display in the Hasselquist Room (main floor)

Stonewall Book Award winners in the Library collection

Over the Rainbow Books: A Book List from Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Round Table of the American Library Association

Over the Rainbow: Queer and Trans History in Minnesota (MnOpedia, Minnesota Historical Society)

About Pride Month (Library of Congress)

Governor Walz’s Proclamation on Pride Month (May 31, 2023)

President Biden’s Proclamation on Pride Month (May 31, 2023)

If you’d like to learn more (for personal research, reading for fun, or coursework), reach out to a Librarian or visit our Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies research guide.



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