BOOK SUGGESTIONS

Book suggestions from the Life on Side B cohost team.

 

Remember that this is not an exhaustive list of books on faith, sexuality, and gender and that most of the books listed here (unless otherwise stated) come from a Side B perspective.

MEMOIRS

Washed and Waiting
Washed and Waiting

Wesley Hill

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Gay and Catholic
Gay and Catholic

Eve Tushnet

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A War of Loves
A War of Loves

David Bennett

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Single Gay Christian
Single Gay Christian

Greg Coles

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Born Again This Way
Born Again This Way

Rachel Gilson

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THEOLOGY

All But Invisible
All But Invisible

Nate Collins

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People to be Loved
People to be Loved

Preston Sprinkle

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Redeeming Sex
Redeeming Sex

Debra Hirsch

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Is God Anti-Gay?
Is God Anti-Gay?

Sam Allberry

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COMMUNITY

Spiritual Friendships
Spiritual Friendships

Wesley Hill

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An Impossible Marriage
An Impossible Marriage

Laurie Krieg

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No Longer Strangers
No Longer Strangers

Gregory Coles

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Messy Truth
Messy Truth

Caleb Kaltenbach

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PASTORAL CARE

Guiding Families of LGBT+ Loved Ones
Guiding Families of LGBT+ Loved Ones

Bill Henson

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Still Time to Care
Still Time to Care

Greg Johnson

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Heavy Burdens
Heavy Burdens

Bridget Eileen Rivera

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Leading a Church in Time of Sexual Questioning
Leading a Church in Time of Sexual Questioning

Bruce Miller

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Costly Obedience
Costly Obedience

Mark Yarhouse

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Messy Grace
Messy Grace

Caleb Kaltenbach

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GENDER

Understanding Gender Dysphoria
Understanding Gender Dysphoria

Mark Yarhouse

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Emerging Gender Identities
Emerging Gender Identities

Mark Yarhouse and Julia Sadusky

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Embodied
Embodied

Preston Sprinkle

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SPIRITUAL FORMATION

Tenderness: A Gay Christian’s Guide to Unlearning Rejection and Experiencing God’s Extravagant Love
Tenderness: A Gay Christian’s Guide to Unlearning Rejection and Experiencing God’s Extravagant Love

Eve Tushnet

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POETRY

Birds, Bees, and Me: Songs of Praise and Lament by a Gay Christian
Birds, Bees, and Me: Songs of Praise and Lament by a Gay Christian

Collin Brice

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OTHER NOTABLE BOOKS

Us Versus Us
Us Versus Us

Andrew Marin

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Torn: Rescuing the Gospel from the Gays-vs.-Christians Debate
Torn: Rescuing the Gospel from the Gays-vs.-Christians Debate

Justin Lee

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Gay Girl, Good God
Gay Girl, Good God

Jackie Hill Perry

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Does Jesus Really Love Me?
Does Jesus Really Love Me?

Jeff Chu

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The Velvet Rage
The Velvet Rage

Alan Downs

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