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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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 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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BookBecoming Nicole: The Transformation of an American FamilyLGBTQ Experiences, TransgenderSecondary

The inspiring true story of a transgender girl, her identical twin brother, and an ordinary American family’s extraordinary journey to…

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BookBeing Jazz: My Life as a (Transgender) TeenLGBTQ Experiences, Trans Experiences, TransgenderSecondary

Jazz Jennings is one of the youngest and most prominent voices in the national discussion about gender identity. At the…

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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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DVDCure for LoveLGBTQ Experiences, LGBTQ ReligionSecondary

Cure for Love is a full-length documentary about a controversial evangelical movement that purports to convert gay people into heterosexuals.…

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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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DVDImagine Me & YouLGBTQ ExperiencesSecondary

A newlywed bride becomes infatuated with another woman, who questions her sexual orientation, promoting a stir among the bride’s family…

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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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DVDLost and DeliriousLGBTQ Experiences, SuicideSecondary

A newcomer to a posh girls boarding school discovers that her two senior roommates are lovers.

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BookNothing PinkLGBTQ Experiences, LGBTQ Fiction, LGBTQ ReligionSecondary

The first Sunday at his Father’s new church, Vincent meets Robert, and what was previously a spiritual crisis becomes physical.…

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BookQueer: The Ultimate LGBT Guide for TeensComing Out, LGBTQ Experiences, LGBTQ Youth, QuestioningSecondary

Teen life is hard enough with all of the pressures kids face, but for teens who are LGBT (lesbian, gay,…

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DVDThe Incredibly True Adventure of 2 Girls in LoveLGBTQ ExperiencesSecondary

An adventurous love story between two young women of different social and economic backgrounds who find themselves going through all…

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