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The titles available in the SCO Library have been linked directly to the record in our catalog. A link is provided to the library catalog, but not the title record, for those that are available in other local libraries.


The "Helpful Links" section provides links to outside organizations with curated lists of books on Diversity topics.

Titles available in the SCO Library


Born Both: an Intersex Life by Hida Viloria

Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender History in America edited by Marc Stein

The Gay Revolution: the Story of Struggle by Lillian Faderman

How Sex Changed: A History of Transsexuality in the United States by Stephanie Kenen

Just One of the Guys?: Transgender Men and the Persistence of Gender Inequality by Kristen Schilt

LGBTQ Stats: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer People by the Numbers by David Deschamps

Love Wins: the Lovers and Lawyers Who Fought the Landmark Case for Marriage Equality by Debby Cenziper

This Day in June by Gayle Pitman (a children’s book)

Transgender Warrior: Making History from Joan of Arc to RuPaul by Leslie Fienberg

Understanding Asexuality by Anthony Bogaert


American Nightmare: the History of Jim Crow by Jerrold Packard

An African American and Latinx History of the United States by Paul Ortiz 

Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

The Color of Law: a Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America by Richard Rothstein

Heavy: an American Memoir by Kiese Laymon 

How to Be an Anti-Racist by Ibram X. Kendi

An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States by Roxanne Dunbar-Oritz

Just Mercy by Bryan Stephenson 

The Making of Black Lives Matter by Christopher Lebron 

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander

Slavery by Another Name by Douglas A. Blackmon

So You Want to Talk About Racy by Ijeoma Oluo

Stamped from the Beginning: the Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America by Ibram S. Kendi

The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabella Wilkerson 

White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo 

White Rage: the Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide by Carol Anderson

Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?: and Other Conversations About Race by Beverly Daniel Tatum

eBooks will need to be read on-site at their library.


Bi America: Myths, Truths, and Struggles of an Invisible Community by William Burleson

Crip Theory: Cultural Signs of Queerness and Disability by Robert McRuer

Rethinking Sexism, Gender, and Sexuality by Annika Butler-Wall

Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches by Audre Lorde

Straight: the Surprisingly Short History of Heterosexuality by H. Blank

Violence Against Queer People: Race, Class, Gender, and the persistence of Anti-LGBTQ Discrimination by Doug Meyer



Who Do You Serve, Who Do You Protect? Police Violence and Resistance in the United States edited by Maya Schenwar