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LGTBQ Literature and Film: Graphic Novels & Magna

Books, graphic novels, films and TV series with LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer) themes in the Davenport Public Library and RiverShare collections.

Featured artist: Alison Bechdel

At the 69th Tony Awards, the musical adaptation of Alison Bechdel's "Fun Home" won Best Musical, as well awards for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role (Michael Cerveris), Best Original Score (Music: Jeanine Tesori, Lyrics: Lisa Kron) Best Direction of a Musical (Sam Gold), and Best Book of a Musical (Lisa Kron).

GLAAD Media Award nominees 2015

Resources

The Gay League: The fan site for gay comics readers and creators. News, articles, profiles, reviews, resources, fan fiction and art, message board, and links.

Prism Comics: A nonprofit organization that supports LGBT comics, creators, and readers. Prism’s goal is to promote the work of LGBT creators, artists, and employees in comics as well as LGBT issues in comics in general. News, articles, interviews, creator profiles, a message board, an online store (heavy on self-published and small press comic books), and links. Look for a Prism booth at larger comics conventions.

ALA's Over the Rainbow Booklist - Annual "best of" bibliographies from the ALA's GLBT Roundtable

Graphic Novels for Adults