Diverse Heroes Coloring Books

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In this ever-changing, polychromatic world of LGBTQAIU identities, we need our heroes now more than ever. In these pages, we celebrate touchstones and important figures that bring us together, encouraging us to be stronger, more creative, and proud of who we are. The Queer Heroes Coloring Book will delight and inspire you. Enjoy! This program includes the act of coloring for participants. Supplies included. Just bring your imagination and curiosity.

Heroes include: James Baldwin, Hinaleimoana Wong-Kalu, John Waters, Mabel Hampton, Andreas Deja, Sister George, Tom of Finland, Wilmer Broadax, Ian McKellen, Keith Haring, Joanna Russ, Malcolm X, Jane Bowles, Lou Sullivan, Oliver Sacks, Divine, Cherrie Moraga, Marsha P. Johnson, Paul Lynde, Tchaikovsky, Laura Jane Grace, Alan Turing, Ludwig Wittgenstein, Charlotte von Mahlsdorf, Edward Gorey, JC Leyendecker, Marlon Riggs, Oscar Wilde, The trans band G.L.O.S.S., Samuel Delany, Frida Kahlo, Jerome Caja, Holly Woodlawn, Iris Murdoch, Kortney Ryan Ziegler, Chavela Vargas, Grace Jones, and Kylar Broadus.

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We Love Diverse Books is an SFPL program that explores diverse literature. Join us in January for activities that highlight the unique stories of our rich communities such as author talks, cooking classes, cartooning workshops and more.
Check out all of our We Love Diverse Books programs here.

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