In this informative set of two non-fiction volumes that you didn’t read in school, you’ll find Straight—a sweeping social history of heterosexuality that is shorter than you might think. Next, learn about long-standing LGBT traditions, from pre-1492 to the present, in A Queer History of the United States.
Straight by Hanne Blank. Trade Paperback. 228 pages. A Queer History of the United States by Michael Bronski. Trade Paperback. 312 pages.