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American Historical Association, Joan Kelly Memorial Prize | @TXST-UL includes books in any chronological period, any geographical location, or in an area of feminist theory that incorporate a historical perspective. Books demonstrate originality of research, creativity of insight, graceful stylistic presentation, analytical skills, and a recognition of the important role of sex and gender in the historical process. The inter-relationship between women and the historical process is addressed.

American Anthropological Association, Ruth Benedict Prize | @TXST-UL is presented each year at the American Anthropological Association's annual meeting to acknowledge excellence in a scholarly book written from an anthropological perspective about a lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender topic.

American Studies Association (ASA) Lora Romero First Book Prize | @TXST-UL is awarded every year to the best first book published in American studies that highlights intersectional dynamics in the study of race, gender, class, sexuality, and/or nation.

National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA), Gloria Anzaldúa Award | @TXST-UL recognizes groundbreaking monographs in women's studies that make significant multicultural feminist contributions to women of color/transnational scholarship.

Association of Black Women Historians, Letitia Woods Brown Book Prize | @TXST-UL recognizes the best book or anthology in African American women’s history.

National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA), Sara A. Whaley Book Prize | @TXST-UL awarded to a monograph that addresses women and labor from intersectional perspectives.

National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA), Alison Piepmeier Book Prize | @TXST-UL awarded to a groundbreaking monograph in women, gender, and sexuality studies that makes significant contributions to feminist disability studies scholarship.

Organization of American Historians, Darlene Clark Hine Award | @TXST-UL is awarded to the best book in African American women’s and gender history.

Organization of American Historians, Mary Nickliss Prize | @TXST-UL is given annually to an academic historian for “the most original” book in United States Women's and/or Gender History (or its colonial antecedent).

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Children's Literature Awards

Amelia Bloomer Project | @TXST-UL is an annual booklist of the best feminist books for young children and young adults. Award renamed in 2020 to Feminist Book Project.

Rainbow Project Book List | @TXST-UL is a list of recommended books dealing with gay, lesbian, bisexual, trangendered and questioning issues and situations for children up to age 18.

Stonewall Book Awards | @TXST-UL honors books of exceptional merit relating to the gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender experience.

Lambda Literary Award | @TXST-UL, also known as "The Lammys", identifies and celebrates the best lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender books of the year and affirm that LGBT stories are part of the literature of the world.

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