Submitted by edawson on Tue, 01/25/2022 - 10:44


Septembers 2021 Virtual Teen Pride Club: Queer Latinx Voices

Our Virtual Pride Club for Teens ages 13-18 continues this month with the theme of Queer Latinx Voices! Hispanic Heritage Month runs from September 15-October 15, and is a time to recognize and honor the histories, culture, and contributions of Hispanic or Latinx folks. We will be meeting online at 4:00 pm every Tuesday in September. New participants are always welcome! For more information, email

To register for the September 2021 Virtual Teen Pride Club, follow the links below:

  • September 7, 2021 (past event)
  • September 14, 2021 (past event)
  • September 21, 2021 (past event)
  • September 28, 2021 (past event)

Our Recommendations:

(Hint: click on the book covers to go to the library catalog)

Fifteen Hundred Miles bookcover

Fifteen Hundred Miles
from the Sun

by Jonny Garza Villa

Grief Keeper bookcover

The Grief Keeper
by Alexandra Villasante

Cemetery Boys bookcover

Cemetery Boys
by Aiden Thomas

They Both Die in the End bookcover

They Both Die at the End
by Adam Silvera

You Brought Me the Ocean bookcover

You Brought Me the Ocean
by Alex Sanchez

Juliet Takes a Breath bookcover

Juliet Takes a Breath
by Gabby Rivera


by Charles Rice-González

Each of Us a Desert bookcover

Each of Us a Desert
by Mark Oshiro

We Set the Dark on Fire bookcover

We Set the Dark on Fire
by Tehlor Kay Mejia

Miss Meteor bookcover

Miss Meteor
by Tehlor Kay Mejia (she/her) & Anna-Marie McLemore

The Mirror Season bookcover

The Mirror Season
by Anna-Marie McLemore

Indivisible bookcover

by Daniel Aleman

Clap When You Land bookcover

Clap When You Land
by Elizabeth Acevedo





Famous Queer Latinx icons to celebrate, this month and all yearlong!

Violet Chachki image

Violet Chachki
Drag Queen and 2015 Winner of RuPaul’s Drag Race

Rosario Dawson image

Rosario Dawson
Actress and Producer

Bianca del Rio image

Bianca Del Rio
Drag Queen and 2014 Winner of RuPaul’s Drag Race

Felicia Elizondo image

Felicia Elizondo
Activist and Present at the 1966 San Francisco Compton’s Cafeteria Riot

Renee Goust image

Renee Goust

Juana Ines de la Cruz image

Juana Inés de la Cruz
Writer, Philosopher, Composer, Poet, and Hieronyite Nun

Frido Kahlo image

Frida Kahlo

Carmen Maria Machado image

Carmen Maria Machado
Author and 2017 Winner of the Lambda Literary Award

Ricky Martin image

Ricky Martin
Singer/Pop Star

Melanie Martinez image

Melanie Martinez

Donna Personna image

Donna Personna
Transgender Rights Activist and Artist

Sylvia Rivera image

Sylvia Rivera
Activist and Veteran of the 1969 Stonewall Inn Uprising

Michelle Rodriguez image

Michelle Rodriguez

Jose Sarria image

José Sarria
First openly gay candidate for public office in the U.S., Drag Queen, and Political Activist

Kali Uchis image

Kali Uchis