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LGBT Memoirs Written by Women

In celebration of LGBT History Month, we’re bringing together autobiographies by incredible lesbian, bisexual and trans women from across the globe – from the high-profile award-winners to the ones you’ve never heard of. Bold, heartbreaking, funny and life-affirming, these LGBT memoirs are a must-read, no matter how you identify…

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Rita Will by Rita Mae Brown

Memoir

1997

A 'memoir of a literary rabble-rouser' from the author of landmark lesbian text, Rubyfruit Jungle, and one of the first lesbian authors to break into the mainstream.

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Conundrum by Jan Morris

Memoir

1974

Jan Morris, a former RAF pilot forced to divorce her wife to access gender reassignment surgery (they later re-married), tells her story of travel, family and identity.

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