Pride Month

rainbow image with text celebrating Pride Month 2015 at the library

June is Pride Month, and we're celebrating with good books. Check out the display in the Shapiro Library Lobby for additional titles. Share your favorite titles in the comments section!

Necessary Errors, a novel by Caleb Crain

Jacob, a recent Harvard graduate, travels to Prague where he hopes to escape the hurt his ex-boyfriend caused him. When Jacob, who doesn’t speak Czech, falls in love with a man who doesn’t speak English, he learns that language isn’t the only barrier he needs to overcome.

Necessary Errors is available at the Graduate Library and the Shapiro Library Browsing Collection.

The Prince of Los Cocuyos: a Miami Childhood by Richard Blanco

“A memoir from the first Latino and openly gay inaugural poet , which explores his coming-of-age as the child of Cuban immigrants and his attempts to understand his place in America while grappling with his burgeoning artistic and sexual identities.” –NPR Books

The Prince of Los Cocuyos is available in the Shapiro Library Browsing Collection.  


Beyond Magenta: Transgender Teens Speak Out

“A groundbreaking work of LGBT literature takes an honest look at the life, love, and struggles of transgender teens.” –Publisher

Beyond Magenta is available in the Shapiro Library, Children’s Literature Collection.


A Cup of Water Under My Bed: a memoir by Daisy Hernández

“A coming-of-age memoir by a Colombian-Cuban woman about shaping lessons from home into a new, queer life.” –Publisher

A Cup of Water Under My Bed is available at the Shapiro Undergraduate Library.


Magazines The Advocate, Curve, and Out are available for a 3 day loan from the Shapiro Undergraduate Library Browsing Collection.

Display and list by Meredith Kahn and Emily Hamstra.