Media Resources

This is a list of books and DVDs that we have found to be helpful resources. You can sort the list by clicking on the various categories or grade levels. Click on the Read More button for more details. If you think we are missing a resource, please contact swilliams@kwcounselling.com and we will look into adding it.

Type Title Categories Grade Level Description  
Book10,000 DressesLGBTQ Picture BooksPrimary Elementary

Every night, Bailey dreams about magical dresses: dresses made of crystals and rainbows, dresses made of flowers, dresses made of…

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Book123 A Family Counting BookLGBTQ FamiliesPrimary Elementary

Have fun with the kids, moms, dads and pets in this delightful book that celebrates alternative families as it teaches…

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BookA Family and Friend’s Guide to Sexual Orientation: Bridging the Divide Between Gay and StraightAllies, Coming OutSecondary

A Family and Friend’s Guide to Sexual Orientation helps individuals and families to bridge the divide between gay and straight,…

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DVDA Jihad for LoveLGBTQ MulticulturalSecondary

A documentary on gay, lesbian, and transgender Muslims across the Muslim and Western worlds.

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BookA Love Story Starring My Dead Best FriendLGBTQ FictionSecondary

For months, Cass has heard her best friend, Julia, whisper about a secret project. When Julia dies in a car…

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DVDA Marine StoryHomophobia, LGBTQ ExperiencesSecondary

Marine officer Alexandra is tough enough to kick any guy’s ass in a bar fight, but there’s one opponent she…

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BookA Name on the Quilt : A Story of RemembranceGay, LGBTQ Families, LGBTQ Picture BooksPrimary Elementary

Lauren misses the feeling of Uncle Ron’s hand in hers as they skated across the ice together. She misses visiting…

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BookA Really Nice Prom MessLGBTQ Experiences, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

Cameron doesn’t want to go to prom. Not with his boyfriend, Shane, and definitely not with his fake date, Virginia.…

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BookA Tale of Two DaddiesLGBTQ Families, LGBTQ Parents, LGBTQ Picture BooksPrimary Elementary

In an affectionate story of adoption in a gay family, a small girl answers a friend’s questions about what it…

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BookA Vigil for Joe Rose: Stories of Being Out in High SchoolComing Out, LGBTQ ExperiencesSecondary, Senior Elementary

What is it like to be “out” in high school today? Is homophobia still rampant, or have things changed? How…

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BookABC A Family Alphabet BookLGBTQ FamiliesPrimary Elementary

An alphabet book that shows kids and their parents laughing, playing and enjoying family life. All of the brilliant watercolors…

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BookAbsolutely Positively NotComing Out, Gay, QuestioningSecondary

16 year old Steven tries to cover the fact that he is gay. He buys Playboy, hangs photos of women…

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BookActing Out! Combating Homophobia Through Teacher ActivismAnti-Homophobia, Heterosexism, Homophobia, TeachersAll Grades

In this volume, teachers from urban, suburban, and rural districts join together in a teacher inquiry group to challenge homophobia…

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BookAdamComing Out, Gay, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

Adam is a delightful sixteen-year-old who does well in school and spends his spare time practising the cello. Or that’s…

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BookAll Families Are SpecialLGBTQ Families, LGBTQ Parents, LGBTQ Picture BooksPrimary Elementary

When Mrs. Mack says she will soon be a grandmother, her students realize that teachers have families just like they…

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