AFL RECOMMENDS

Highlight Of The Month: Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Sáenz


Read

America Is Not the Heart by Elaine Castillo  

Black Leopard, Red Wolf by Marlon James 

Cantoras by Carolina de Robertis 

The Deep by Rivers Solomon  

Nevada by Imogen Binnie 

On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong 

Paul Takes the Form of an Immortal Girl by Andrea Lawlor 

Patsy by Nicole Dennis-Benn 

Stone Butch Blues by Leslie Feinberg 

Tipping the Velvet by Sarah Waters 

Real Life by Brandon Taylor 

Anger is a Gift by Mark Oshiro 

Dreadnought by April Daniels 

Full Disclosure by Camryn Garrett 

History is All You Left Me by Adam Silvera 

Juliet Takes A Breath by Gabby Rivera 

I Wish You All the Best by Mason Deaver 

The Stars and the Blackness Between Them by Junauda Petrus 

We Are the Ants by Shaun David Hutchinson 

We Are Okay by Nina LaCour 

When the Moon Was Ours by Anna-Marie McLemore 

The Argonauts by Maggie Nelson 

A Cup of Water Under My Bed by Daisy Hernandez 

Exile and Pride by Eli Clare 

Here For It by R. Eric Thomas 

How to Write an Autobiographical Novel-Essays by Alexander Chee 

Insomniac City by Bill Hayes 

In the Dream House by Carmen Maria Machado 

Tomboy Survival Guide by Ivan Coyote 

We Have Always Been Here by Samra Habib 

When They Call You A Terrorist-A Black Lives Matter Memoir by Patrisse Khan-Cullors and Asha Bandele 

Bestiary by Donika Kelly 

Don’t Call Us Dead by Danez Smith 

Nature Poem by Tommy Pico 

Transgender History by Susan Stryker 

A Place Called No Homeland by Kai Cheng Thom 

When I Grow Up I Want to Be a List of Further Possibilities by Chen Chen 

Fun Home by Alison Bechdel 

Gender Queer by Maia Kobabe 

Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up With Me by Mariko Tamai and Rosemary Valero-O’Connell 

Nimona by Noelle Stevenson 

On A Sunbeam by Tillie Walden 

Fierce Femmes and Notorious Lovers by Kai Cheng Tom 

Boy Erased by Garrad Conley 

We Are Everywhere by Matthew Riemer and Leighton Brown 

Fairest by Meredith Talusan 

The Stonewall Reader edited by the New York Public Library 

Stonewall by Martin Duberman 

Untamed by Glennon Doyle 

Sister Outsider by Audre Lorde 

This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color is a feminist anthology edited by Cherríe Moraga and Gloria E. Anzaldúa 

Real Life by Brandon Taylor  

Under the Udala Trees by Chinelo Okparanta 

Queer There and Everywhere: 23 People who Changed the World by Sarah Prager 

Black on Both Sides: A Racial History of Trans Identity by C. Riley Snorton 

The History of Sexuality by Michel Foucault 

Asegi Stories: Cherokee Queer and Two-Spirit Memory by Qwo-Li Driskoll 

Queering the Color Line: Race and the Invention of Homosexuality in American Culture by Siobhan B. Somerville 

A Rainbow Thread: An Anthology of Queer Jewish Texts from the First Century to 1969 by Noam Sienna 

A People’s history of Heaven by Mathangi Subramanian 

Watch

Moonlight (2015) 

The Queen (1968) 

Rafiki (2019) 

Paris is Burning (1990) 

The Handmaiden (2016) 

I Am Not Your Negro (2016) 

Bessie (2015) 

Naz and Maalik (2014) 

Tongues Untied (1989) 

The Boys in the Band (1970) 

Philadelphia (1993) 

Carol (2015) 

BPM (2017) 

The Birdcage (1996) 

Boys Don’t Cry (1999) 

Call Me By Your Name (2017) 

Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2018) 

Brokeback Mountain (2005) 

Portrait of a Lady on Fire (2019) 

Blue is the Warmest Color (2013) 

The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994) 

Tangerine (2015) 

Parting Glances (1986) 

The Color Purple (1985) 

God’s Own Country (2017) 

A Fantastic Woman (2017) 

Sunday Bloody Sunday (1971) 

Longtime Companion (1989) 

Pride (2014) 

All About My Mother (1999) 

High Art (1998) 

Jeffrey (1995) 

A Single Man (2005) 

Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001) 

Before Night Falls (2000) 

My Beautiful Laundrette (1985) 

Dog Day Afternoon (1975) 

Pariah (2011) 

But I’m a Cheerleader (1999) 

Beginners (2010) 

The Wedding Banquet (1993) 

Making Love (1982) 

Heavenly Creatures (1994) 

Maurice (1987) 

My Own Private Idaho (1991) 

Beach Rats (2017) 

Personal Best (1982) 

The Kids Are All Right (2010) 

The Watermelon Woman (1996) 

Other People (2016) 

Happy Together (1997) 

Keep the Lights On (2012) 

Desert Hearts (1985) 

Viva (2015) 

Handsome Devil (2017) 

Rocketman (2019) 

The Children’s Hour (1961) 

Love, Simon (2018) 

Punks (2000) 

Brother to Brother (2004) 

Listen

The Village by Wrabel

Black Tie by Grace Petrie

Girls/Girls/Boys by Panic! At The Disco

She Keeps Me Warm by Mary Lambert

Fuck You by Lily Allen

Finally by CeCe Peniston

Constant Craving by K.D. Lang

Brave by Sara Bareilles

I Want To Break Free by Queen

We Are Family by Sister Sledge

The Origin Of Love by Hedwig and the Angry Inch

Rebel Girl by Bikini Kill

Raise You Up/Just Be from Kinky Boots**

A Little Respect by Ensure

Do You Really Want To Hurt Me by Culture Club

Supermodel (You Better Work) by RuPaul

Boys Keep Swimming by David Bowie

Glad To Be Gay by Tom Robinson Band

Dancing On My Own by Robyn

Closer To Fine by Indigo Girls

People Like Us by Kelly Clarkson

Y.M.C.A. by Village People

Firework by Katy Perry

You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real) by Sylvester

Follow Your Arrow by Kacey Musgraves

Born This Way by Lady Gaga

Grace Kelly by Mika

I Go To Rio by Peter Allen

Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me by Elton John and George Michael

I Love The Nightlife by Alicia Bridges

Smalltown Boy by Bronski Beat

Heavy Cross by Gossip

New York City Boy by Pet Shop Boys

Let’s Have A Kiki by Scissor Sisters

Come To My Window by Melissa Etheridge

Take Me I’m Yours by Jobriath

All The Lovers by Kylie Minogue

Bloom by Troye Sivan

Got To Be Real by Cheryl Lynn

A Little Respect by Erasure

What I Need by Hayley Kiyoko ft. Kehlani

Freedom! ’90 by George Michael

LGBT by CupcaKKe

Raise Your Glass by P!nk

Keep On Living by Le Tigre

Take Me Or Leave Me from Rent

Vogue by Madonna

Don’t Leave Me This Way by Thelma Houston

I Will Survive by Gloria Gaynor

If I Could Turn Back Time by Cher

Relax by Frankie Goes To Hollywood

Sissy That Walk by RuPaul

True Trans Soul Rebel by Against Me!

Beautiful by Christina Aguilera

Girls Like Girls by Hayley Kiyoko

Closer by Tegan and Sara

I Want To Break Free by Queen

Queen by Perfume Genius

Make Me Feel by Janelle Monáe

Same Love by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis ft. Mary Lambert

Honey by Kehlani

HIM by Sam Smith

Strangers by Halsey ft. Lauren Jauregui

Follow Your Arrow by Kacey Musgraves ****

You Need To Calm Down by Taylor Swift

I Feel Love by Donna Summer

Elton’s Song by Elton John

Groove Is In The Heart by Deee-Lite

Anthem by Pansy Division

I Love Hardcore Boys/I Love Boys Hardcore by Limp Wrist

Take Your Mama by Scissor Sisters

Blind by Hercules and Love Affair

Alive by Sia