This just in: you don’t have to be queer to read queer books! Why not celebrate Pride month by reading some of the best LGBTQ+ literature ever written? To be accepted starts with being seen, and for centuries, gay, lesbian, bisexual, and trans authors have played a vital part in making strides towards this acceptance. These are the 40 top-rated LGBTQ+ books of all time* , including everything from moving memoirs and subversive graphic novels to beautiful coming-of-age stories.
*our list ranks books according to their Goodreads rating.
The Queer Eye team — Jonathan Van Ness, Tan France, Bobby Berk, Karamo Brown, and Antoni Porowski — have been busy making Americans feel fabulous again since the Netflix revival kicked off in 2018. But who gives these fashion and lifestyle gurus an encouraging pep talk, treats them to a pampering session, or whips them up a meal when the cameras aren’t rolling? Turns out the partners of the Fab Five are just as accomplished, supportive, and fabulous as they are! Here’s a look at their inspiring love stories.
Remember Britney Spears’ hit song “… Baby One More Time”? Of course you do! It’s almost as famous today as it was back in the ’90s. The tune is an amazingly catchy bit of bubblegum pop that most of us can’t help but sing along to. But the lyrics have raised more than a few questions and eyebrows over the years. So what does the song actually mean? Well, there’s a remarkable story behind that.
For many of us, *NSYNC were the definitive soundtrack to the late ’90s. We swooned over Justin and JC. We learned all the dance moves. And, rather unfortunately, many of us even copied their fashions. But while the boyband spent years in the spotlight and on the road together, how much did the five really get along? We’ve got all the juicy backstage gossip with these little-known details about Lance, JC, Joey, Chris, and Justin.