Disintegrate/Dissociate, by Arielle Twist
A collection of poetry that unravels the complexities of human relationships after death and metamorphosis. The poems explore grief, trauma, displacement, and identity. The author poetically navigates through what it means to be an Indigenous trans woman.
What We Don’t Talk About When We Talk About Fat, by Aubrey Gordon
Uncovering the cultural attitudes and social systems that have led to people being denied basic needs because they are fat. Calling for social justice movements to be inclusive of plus-sized people’s experiences, and for a shift towards authentic fat activism.
We Have Always Been Here: A Queer Muslim Memoir, by Samra Habib
The story of exile, resilience, and resistance to oppression of a Toronto-based writer, photographer, and activist. An exploration of faith, art, love, and sexuality that celebrates queer Muslim identities around the world.
She of the Mountains, by Vivek Shraya
An illustrated novel that blends a lyrical interpretation of Hindu mythology with a contemporary coming-of-age tale. The book tells the story of a young boy who struggles with both his conflicted sexual feelings and the external policing of his sexuality as he grows to adulthood.
Not Just a Tomboy: A Trans Masculine Memoir, by Caspar Baldwin
A narrative that explores coming out as trans across decades, from the 90s to now. The book examines how the social discourse, conversation, and media coverage surrounding transgender visibility has evolved over the years.