Lesbian Nonfiction Genre – What’s the best definition for the lesbian genre? Books in the lesbian nonfiction genre are about the struggles, stresses, and health issues associated with a lesbian woman’s life. The books in this genre can deal with a lesbian woman’s relationships and family as she struggles to find acceptance, health issues associated with diseases/sicknesses, or even political or religious oppression because of her lifestyle choices.

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lesbian nonfiction genre book coverLesbian Nonfiction Genre – Examples

Review this list of popular examples to help you get a better understanding of the lesbian nonfiction genre.

1. AimÈe & Jaguar: A Love Story, Berlin 1943 by Erica Fischer

2. And the Band Played On: Politics, People, and the AIDS Epidemic by Randy Shilts

3. Christopher and His Kind by Christopher Isherwood

4. Coming Out Under Fire: The History of Gay Men and Women in World War Two by Allan BÈrubÈ

5. Different Daughters: A History of the Daughters of Bilitis and the Rise of the Lesbian Rights Movement by Marcia M. Gallo

6. Epistemology of the Closet by Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick

7. Fun Home by Alison Bechdel

8. Gay New York: Gender, Urban Culture, and the Making of the Gay Male World 1890-1940 by George Chauncey

9. Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity by Judith Butler

10. Hidden from History: Reclaiming the Gay and Lesbian Past by Martin Duberman

11. Homosexuality and Civilization by Louis Crompton

12. Mississippi Sissy by Kevin Sessums

13. Odd Girls and Twilight Lovers: A History of Lesbian Life in Twentieth-Century America by Lillian Faderman

14. Palimpsest by Gore Vidal

15. Same-Sex Unions in Premodern Europe by John Boswell

16. Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches by Audre Lorde

17. Stonewall by Martin Duberman

18. Stranger at the Gate: To Be Gay and Christian in America by Mel White

19. The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas by Gertrude Stein

20. The Laramie Project by MoisÈs Kaufman

21. The Mayor of Castro Street: The Life and Times of Harvey Milk by Randy Shilts

22. The Men with the Pink Triangle: The True Life-and-Death Story of Homosexuals in the Nazi Death Camps by Heinz Heger

23. The Naked Civil Servant by Quentin Crisp

24. To Believe in Women: What Lesbians Have Done For America – A History by Lillian Faderman

25. Whipping Girl: A Transsexual Woman on Sexism and the Scapegoating of Femininity by Julia Serano

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Lesbian Nonfiction Genre – Related Book Genres

* Autobiography Definition

* Biography Genre Definition

* Cultural and Social Issues Book Genre

* Family Book Genre

* Gay Nonfiction Genre

* General Nonfiction Book Genre

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