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  
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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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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DVDApples and OrangesBullying, HomophobiaJunior Elementary, Senior Elementary

It’s Not Cool to be Cruel is the theme song in Apples and Oranges, a new film that addresses name-calling,…

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DVDBreakfast with ScotHomophobia, LGBTQ Families, LGBTQ YouthSecondary, Senior Elementary

Officially sanctioned by the NHL and the Toronto Maple Leafs, “Breakfast with Scot” represents the first time a professional sports…

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DVDBrokeback MountainComing Out, Gay, Homophobia, LGBTQ ExperiencesSecondary

From Academy Award-winning filmmaker Ang Lee comes an epic American love story, Brokeback Mountain, the winner of the Golden Lion…

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DVDBut I’m A CheerleaderHomophobia, LGBTQ ExperiencesSecondary

A naive teenager is sent to rehab camp when her straitlaced parents and friends suspect her of being a lesbian.…

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BookDraw the LineGay, Homophobia, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

After a hate crime occurs in his small Texas town, Adrian Piper must discover his own power, decide how to…

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DVDIf These Walls Could Talk 2Homophobia, Human Rights, LGBTQ ExperiencesSecondary, Senior Elementary

Trio of stories about lesbian couples in three different decades.

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DVDIt’s Elementary: Talking About Gay Issues in SchoolElementary Schools, Homophobia, Safe SpacesAll Grades

Teachers, parents, and students talk about what they think and know about gays and what they are capable of learning.…

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DVDIt’s STILL ElementaryElementary Schools, HomophobiaAll Grades

It’s STILL Elementary presents a moving story about the power to ignite positive social change through documentary film and grassroots…

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DVDLet’s Get RealAnti-Homophobia, Bullying, Human Rights, LGBTQ ExperiencesSecondary, Senior Elementary

Name-calling and bullying are at epidemic proportions among youth across the country, and are often the root causes of violence…

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BookOliver Button Is a SissyGender Identity, Homophobia, LGBTQ Picture BooksPrimary Elementary

Even though Oliver doesn’t win first prize at a talent show, his parents and classmates cease their jeering of his…

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DVDSchool’s Out!Homophobia, LGBTQ YouthSecondary, Junior Elementary, Senior Elementary

Washroom graffiti, protest buttons and music by popular alternative band The Breeders punctuate often funny, always intelligent and honest observations…

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DVDSticks and StonesAnti-Homophobia, Bullying, Language, Name CallingPrimary Elementary, Junior Elementary, Senior Elementary

Young children ages 5 to 12 describe how they feel when they hear put-downs of themselves or their families in…

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DVDThat’s a Family!Homophobia, LGBTQ FamiliesPrimary Elementary, Junior Elementary, Senior Elementary

With courage and humor, the children in That’s a Family! take viewers on a tour through their lives as they…

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