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Services for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender People (LGBTQIA+)


Books and Newspapers

LGBT collections in LibrariesTameside Libraries have separate LGBT book collections at:

You can find them in the Library by looking out for the rainbow triangle which is on display next to the collections, and on the spine of each book. The collections include:

  • Bestselling authors, such as Sarah Waters, Alan Hollingworth, Val McDermid, Armistead Maupin, Jackie Kay, Radclyffe Hall, Gerri Hill, Katherine V Forrest, Jake Arnott and Patrick Gale.
  • Biographies of famous LGBT people. 
  • Books featured on the Diva and Prowler websites
  • Books from American publishers such as Bella Books, Bold Strokes, Kensington and Alyson books.
  • Lifestyle guides on subjects ranging from health to civil partnerships and parenting.
  • Books with gay and lesbian characters and themes.