Free Online Resources of Classic LGBTQIA Authors

Celebrate Pride Month by reading the works of classic LGBTQIA authors! Representation of LGBTQIA culture and people throughout history was scarce due to censorship, legality, discrimination, and violence. Free resources available online demonstrate the rich literary history of LGBTQIA authors. Check back weekly for new additions!

Images created by David Schmidt.

E.M. Forster: Room With A View, Howard’s End, A Passage to India, etc.

George Gordon Byron: Don Juan, Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage, poems, etc.

Sappho: The Poems of Sappoh (Gutenberg)

Oscar Wilde: A Picture of Dorian Gray, The Importance of Being Earnest, Lady Windermere’s Fan, etc.

Virginia Woolf: Night and Day, Jacob’s Room, The Voyage Out, Monday or Tuesday, etc.

D.H. Lawrence: Sons and Lovers, Woman in Love, The Rainbow, etc. (Gutenberg)

Paul Verlaine: Poems of Paul Verlaine (Gutenberg)

Colette: Cheri, The Mansion of Claudine, etc. (Gutenberg)

Walt Whitman: Leaves of Grass, Drum Taps, Complete Prose Works, Poems, etc.

Edna St. Vincent Millay: The Lamp and the Bell, The Harp-Weaver, etc. (Gutenberg)

Radclyffe Hall: ‘Twixt Earth and Stars, A Sheaf of Verses, etc.

Marcel Proust:The Swan novels, Sodome & Gamorroha, etc.

Thomas Mann: Buddenbrooks, Tristan, etc. (Gutenberg)

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