LGBT Asians

LGBT Asians

Young Adult Books

    • Adams, Jeff. Flipping For Him. J&W Books, 2014. (gay, Japanese)
    • Adler, Dahlia. Under the Lights. New York: Spencer Hill Contemporary, 2015. (lesbian, Korean)
    • Borris, Albert. Crash Into Me. New York: Simon Pulse (lesbian, Korean)
    • Clare, Cassandra. The Bane Chronicles. New York: Margaret K. McElderry Books, 2014.
    • Buckell, Tobias S., and Joe Monti (eds).  Diverse Energies. New York: Tu Books, 2012. (various)
    • Cooper, E.E. Vanished. New York: Katherine Tegen Books, 2015. (lesbian)
    • Farizan, Sara. If You Could Be Mine. Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Young Readers, 2013. (lesbian, Iranian)
    • Farizan, Sara. Tell Me Again How a Crush Should Feel. Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Young Readers, 2014. (lesbian, Iranian).
    • Islam, Tanwi Nandini. Bright Lines. New York. Penguin Books, 2015. (lesbian, Bangladeshi)
    • Lee, C.B. Seven Tears at High Tide. New York: Duet Press, 2015. (gay, Vietnamese)
    • Lee, C.B. Not Your Sidekick. New York: Duet Press, 2016. (lesbian, Vietnamese)
    • Lo, Malinda. Ash. New York: Little, Brown Books, 2009. (lesbian, fantasy)
    • Lo, Malinda. Huntress. New York: Little, Brown Books, 2011. (lesbian, fantasy)
    • Lo, Malinda. Adaptation. New York: Little, Brown Books, 2012. (bisexual, Chinese)
    • Lo, Malinda. Inheritance. New York: Little, Brown Books, 2013. (bisexual, Chinese)
    • Marriott, Zoe. The Name of the Blade.  Somerville, MA: Candlewick. (bisexual, Japanese)
      • The Night Itself (2013)
      • Darkness Hidden (2014)
      • Frail Human Heart (2015)
  • Na, An. The Fold. New York: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 2008. (lesbian, Korean)
  • Ramsey, Jo. Ball Caps and Khakis. Harmony Ink Press, 2016. (asexual, Korean)
  • Revoyr, Nina. The Necessary Hunger. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1997. (lesbian, Japanese)
  • Sanchez, Alex. Boyfriends With Girlfriends. New York: Simon and Schuster, 2011. (lesbian, Japanese)
  • Sankar, Himanjali. Talking of Muskaar. Duckbill Books, 2014. (lesbian, Indian)
  • Saytal, Rakesh. Blue Boy. Kensington Publishing Corporation, 2009. (Gay, Indian)
  • Selvadurai, Shyam. Swimming in the Monsoon Sea. Toronto: Tundra books, 2007. (gay, Sri Lankan)
  • Sharif, Medeia. A Love That Disturbs. Evernight Teen, 2016. (Lesbian, Pakistani)
  • Shimura, Takako. Wandering Son. Seattle, WA: Fantagraphics, 2011. (transgender, Japanese; graphic novel series)
  • Skrutskie, Emily. The Abyss Surrounds Us. Woodbury, MN: Flux, 2016. (lesbian, Chinese)
  • Smith, Lindsay. A Darkly Beating Heart. New York: Roaring Brook Press, 2016. (bisexual, Japanese)
  • Tamaki, Mariko and Jillian. Skim. Toronto: Groundwood Books, 2008. (lesbian, Japanese; graphic novel)
  • Tamaki, Mariko. (You) Set Me On Fire. Toronto: Razorbill, 2012. (lesbian)
  • Tamaki, Mariko. Saving Montgomery Sole. New York: Roaring Brook Press, 2016. (lesbian moms)
  • Wallace, Kali. Shallow Graves. New York: Katherine Tegen Books, 2016. (lesbian)
  • Westerfeld, Scott. Afterworlds. New York: Simon Pulse, 2014 (lesbian, Indian)
  • Yee, Paul. Money Boy. Toronto: Groundwood Books, 2011. (gay, Chinese)

Nonfiction

  • Kumashiro, Kevin (ed.). Restoried Selves: Autobiographies of Queer Asian/Pacific American Activists. Binghamton, NY: Harrington Park Press, 2004. (young adult)
  • Takei, George. To the Stars: the autobiography of George Takei, Star Trek’s Mr. Sulu. New York: Pocket Books, 1994. (young adult)

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