Pride Month

Pride Month

Celebrate Pride at the Library

Throughout June, join us as we celebrate Pride Month with programs, books, podcasts, and more.

Pride Programs

Pride Reads

Search our catalog or print our curated list below for books and other titles that celebrate the LGBTQ+ community and commemorate LGBTQ+ history.

Pride in the Digital Archives

Pride Podcasts

Tune into our Tales from the Kentucky Room and Turning the Page podcasts as LPL librarians interview local artists, poets, activists, and educators, who share stories about LGBTQ+ life, art, and history in Lexington and surrounding areas.

Gay Poems for Red States
A Tales from the Kentucky Room interview with Willie Carver, Jr., Kentucky poet and 2022 Kentucky Teacher of the Year

Bad Sex in Kentucky 
A Tales from the Kentucky Room interview with Kentucky actor, author, and playwright Kevin Lane Dearinger

Henry Faulkner Week: Sweet Evening Breeze 
From Tales from the Kentucky Room: A conversation with artist and activist Robert Morgan about Sweet Evening Breeze, one of Lexington’s first notable drag queens

Henry Faulkner Week: An Interview with Robert Morgan 
A Tales from the Kentucky Room interview with artist and LGBTQ+ activist Robert Morgan

Faulkner Morgan Pagan Babies Archive 
A Tales from the Kentucky Room interview with Dr. Jonathan Coleman about the “Out in Plain Sight” exhibit at Lexington Public Library and the founding of the Faulkner Morgan Pagan Babies Archive

An Interview with Savannah Sipple 
A Turning the Page interview with poet, essayist, and educator Savannah Sipple about her writing and career

Pride Walking Tour

Join us for a walking tour of downtown Lexington’s historic LGBTQ+ sites.

Pride Walking Tour
Pride Walking Tour