In June, Park City Library celebrates Pride Month with the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) community. June 2020 marks the 50th anniversary Pride celebrations. Learn more about Pride Month and see historic documents by visiting the Library of Congress Pride webpage . Read on to discover our librarians' top recommendations to watch and read to celebrate Pride Month.
Movie: The Miseducation of Cameron Post
This film was the w inner of a Grand Jury Prize at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival.

Based on the celebrated novel by Emily M. Danforth,  The Miseducation of Cameron Post  follows the character (Chloe Grace Moretz) as she is sent to a gay conversion therapy center after getting caught with another girl in the back seat of a car on prom night.

Stream this movie for free with your library card on Kanopy. Visit Kanopy to enter your Library card number and create a username and password. Kanopy can be watched on any device, including an app for your smart TV.
Adult Fiction Book:
Patsy won the Best Books of 2019 from NPR, Time, People, and more, along with a Lamda Literary Award. This work of fiction is a beautifully layered portrait of motherhood, immigration, and the sacrifices we make in the name of love. Patsy  gives voice to a woman who looks to America for the opportunity to love whomever she chooses, bravely putting herself first. But to survive as an undocumented immigrant, Patsy is forced to work as a nanny, while back in Jamaica her daughter, Tru, ironically struggles to understand why she was left behind.
Adult Non-fiction:
How We Fight for Our Lives
Acclaimed and prizewinning, How We Fight for Our Lives   is described as haunted and haunting - a stunning coming-of-age memoir of a young, black, gay man from the South. We see the main character fighting to carve out a place for himself, within his family, within his country, within his own hopes, desires, and fears.
Young Adult Book:
The Black Famingo
This young adult work of fiction is a Stonewall Book Award Winner. The Black Flamingo is a fierce coming-of-age novel about identity and the power of drag. The main character, Michael, is a mixed-race gay teen growing up in London. He navigates what it means to be Greek-Cypriot and Jamaican—but never quite feels Greek or Black enough. Micheal finally finds where he belongs —in the drag community as the Black Flamingo. Described as honest, raw, and written with lyricism with layer of identity.
Children's Picture Book:
When Aidan Became a Brother
This picture book has won many awards including a Stonewall Award and Best Book of 2019 from School Library Journal. When Aidan Became a Brother celebrates the changes in a transgender boy's life, from his initial coming out to becoming a big brother.