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Tacoma LGBTQ Book Club

Tacoma LGBTQ Book Club meets the second Saturday of every month at the Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave, Tacoma. We read both fiction and nonfiction, recent and classic! The book club is open to everyone. Each month, the selected book is available for purchase at King's Bookstore. To see what we're reading this month, go to the main Events page. If you're on Facebook, like our Page.  If you have questions, please email sweet pea for more information.     

Previous Reads:

July 2017: I'm Just a Person by Tig Notaro

June 2017: As Nature Made Him by John Colapinto

May 2017: Curveball by Jeremy Sorese

April 2017: The Life and Death of Sophie Stark by Anna North

March 2017: Teaching the Cat to Sit by Michelle Theall

February 2017: Under the Udala Trees by Chinelo Okparanta

January 2017: The Days of Anna Madrigal by Armistead Maupin

December 2016: Bettyville by George Hodgman

November 2016: Transgender History by Susan Stryker

October 2016: Faggots by Larry Kramer

September 2016: I'll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson

August 2016: Are You My Mother? by Alison Bechdel

July 2016: It's Not Over by Michelangelo Signorile

June 2016: The Walk-In Closet by Abdi Nazemian

May 2016: The End of San Francisco by Mattilda Bernstein

March 2016: Chelsea Girls by Eileen Myles

February 2016: Fire Shut Up in My Bones by Charles M Blow

January 2016: Maurice by E M Forster

December 2015: Queerly Beloved by Diane Anderson-Minshall & Jacob Anderson-Minshall

November 2015: The Normal Heart by Larry Kramer

October 2015: If You Could Be Mine by Sara Farizan

September 2015: Foxfire by Joyce Carol Oates

August 2015: Against Equality by Ryan Conrad

July 2015: Giovanni's Room by James Baldwin

June 2015: Queer Africa edited by Karen Martin & Makhosazana Xaba

May 2015: Beautiful Music for Ugly Children by Kirstin Cronn-Mills

April 2015: The Naked Civil Servant by Quentin Crisp

March 2015: The Price of Salt by Patricia Highsmith

February 2015: Sister Outsider by Audre Lorde

January 2015: M. Butterfly by David Henry Hwang

December 2014: Fairyland: A Memoir of My Father by Alysia Abbott

November 2014: Orlando: A Biography by Virginia Woolf

October 2014: Night Shadows: Queer Horror by Greg Herren & JM Redmann

September 2014: Songs for the New Depression by Kergen Edwards-Stout

August 2014: Blue Is the Warmest Color by Julie Maroh

July 2014: Two Boys Kissing by David Levithan

June 2014: The Slow Fix by Ivan E Coyote

May 2014: After Delores by Sarah Schulman

April 2014: Raising My Rainbow by Lori Duron

March 2014: Odd Girl Out by Ann Bannon

February 2014: A Boy's Own Story by Edmund White

January 2014: The Gentrification of the Mind by Sarah Schulman

December 2013: The City and the Pillar by Gore Vidal

November 2013: The Persian Boy by Mary Renault

October 2013: Calling Dr Laura by Nicole J Georges 

September 2013: Tango by Justin Vivian Bond

August 2013: Riding Fury Home by Chana Wilson

July 2013: Putting Makeup on the Fat Boy by Bil Wright

June 2013: The Correspondence Artist by Barbara Browning

May 2013: Sing You Home by Jodi Picoult

April 2013: Why Are Faggots So Afraid of Faggots? by Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore

March 2013: Zipper Mouth by Laurie Weeks

February 2013: By Nightfall by Michael Cunningham

January 2013: The Absolutist by John Boyne

December 2012: Victory by Linda Hirshman

November 2012: Stuck Rubber Baby by Howard Cruse

October 2012: The Danish Girl by David Ebershoff

September 2012: Landing by Emma Donoghue

August 2012: City Boy by Edmund White

July 2012: Stone Butch Blues by Leslie Feinberg

June 2012: Bob the Book by David Pratt

May 2012: Fun Home by Alison Bechdel

April 2012: Becoming a Man by Paul Monette

March 2012: Holding Still for as Long as Possible by Zoë Whittall

February 2012: Geography Club by Brent Hartinger

January 2012: Odd Girls and Twilight Lovers by Lillian Faderman

December 2011: The Uncommon Reader by Alan Bennett

November 2011: Quarantine by Mehta Rahul

October 2011:The Borrower by Rebecca Makkai

September 2011: The Night Watch by Sarah Waters

August 2011: Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit by Jeanette Winterson

July 2011: Zami: A New Spelling of My Name by Audre Lorde

June 2011: Sex Variant Woman: The Life of Jeannette Howard Foster by Joanne Ellen Passet

May 2011: Tales of the City by Armistead Maupin