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Here are some links to charities providing LGBT books to LGBT people, where you can donate any books or money. If you know of any others that aren’t on here, let us know (with links and regional restrictions where possible) and we can add it.

Glasgow Women’s Library

  • Scotland based
  • books and other archive materials
  • lesbian history and LGBT rights or lesbian fiction
  • online wishlist
  • check with them before donating

Lavender Library

  • based in Sacramento, CA
  • monetary or book/DVD/periodicals donations
  • check with them for specifics, though will take all LGBT donations

LGBT Books to Prisoners

  • US based
  • monetary or book donations
  • new paperbacks preferred
  • can only pay for shipping within Madison, WI
  • local bookstore and Amazon wishlists
  • check specifics

Pelangi Pride Centre

  • Singapore based
  • take donations, but limited shelf space

Open Access Literature

The Wellington Street Review has curated an amazing list of historical gay literature that’s completely copyright free and available to download.


List here is copied from Lambda Literary. Includes only currently active publishers as some have since gone out of business.

Affinity Rainbow Publications

Publishes lesbian literature as ebooks with print books on request.

Aunt Lute

Non-profit multicultural women’s press publishing feminist and lesbian literature.

Arktoi Books

Publishes literary fiction, poetry and non-fiction by lesbian authors.

Beaten Track Publishing

Publishes diverse fiction and non-fiction.

Bella Books

Publishes lesbian fiction.

Blind Eye Books

Publishes sci-fi, fantasy, mystery and romance featuring LGBTQ protagonists.

Bold Strokes Books

Publishes primarily lesbian fiction, but also gay, bisexual and trans.

Bruno Gmuender

German language gay fiction.

Bywater Books

Publishes lesbian fiction.

Chelsea Station Editions

Publishes gay fiction.

Dreamspinner Press

Publishes primarily gay fiction.

Gertrude Press

Publishes an LGBT journal featuring fiction, essays and poetry.

Harmony Ink Press

Publishes YA LGBT fiction. Imprint of Dreamspinner Press.

Harrington Park Press

Publishes LGBT textbooks, scholarly and professional publications.

Headmistress Press

Publishes lesbian poetry.

Homofactus Press

Publishes trans, gq and disabled LGBT fiction.

Icon Empire Press

Publishes gay fiction and non-fiction.

Indolent Books

Focus on poetry with an LGBT lean.

Interlude Press

Publishes LGBT general fiction and romance.

Less Than Three Press

Publishes LGBT romance.

Lethe Press

Publishes mainly LGBT speculative fiction and paranormal.

NineStar Press

Publishes LGBT fiction.

Pride Publishing

Publishes primarily gay fiction.

Querelle Press

Publishes LGBT fiction and non-fiction.

Regal Crest

Publishes lesbian fiction.

Redbone Press

Publishes literature by black gay men and lesbians.

Riptide Publishing

Publishes LGBT fiction.

Riverdale Avenue

Publishes LGBT fiction, including LGBT pulp fiction.

Sapphire Books

Publishes lesbian literature.

Sibling Rivalry Press

Publishes LGBT poets.

Spinster’s Ink

Publishes lesbian fiction.

Storm Moon Press

Publishes LGBT fiction.

Supposed Crimes

Publishes LGBT Westerns, sci-fi, horror and action.

Tiny Satchel Press

Publishes LGBT fiction.

Transgress Press

Publishes trans literature.

Topside Press

Publishes trans literature.

Wilkinson House

Publishes gay fiction.

Ylva Publishing

Publishes lesbian literature.