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Note: These are primarily realistic contemporary and historical novels erring on the side of literary fiction. Titles published before the year 2000 are located here.

  • For crime fiction, including thrillers, click here.
  • For short story collections, click here.
  • For Romance, click here.
  • For SFF, click here.


Queer Female Protagonists

Queer Male Protagonists

Trans Female Protagonists

Trans Male Protagonists

Non-Binary Protagonists

Intersex Protagonists

Other Protagonists

  • Open Throat by Henry Hoke

Realistic Historical

For organization by time period, see here.

Female Protagonists

Male Protagonists

Group Cast

Queering up your shelf, one rec at a time!

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