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11 Stories for Pride Month

Posted on June 13, 2023

Man carrying Puerto Rican flag in San Francisco Pride parade. By Steven Damron, 2013. (CC BY 2.0 license, image has been cropped and color-optimized.)

According to a 2023 report by PEN America, recent book bans in U.S. classrooms and school libraries have particularly targeted queer literature; 26% of banned titles contain LGBTQIA+ characters or themes*. This June is the perfect time to uplift queer voices with relevant, compelling literature that spans the globe and showcases the diversity of LGBTQIA+ lives. You'll find links to that literature, along with tools for teaching and learning, below.

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