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  
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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BookBeyond Diversity Day: A Q&A on Gay and Lesbian Issues in SchoolsLGBTQ Issues in EducationAll Grades

Beyond Diversity Day is a handbook for teachers, counselors, administrators, policy makers, parents, and students who want to understand and affirm…

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BookGay, Lesbian, And Transgender Issues In Education: Programs, Policies, And PracticesBisexual, Elementary Schools, Gay, Lesbian, LGBTQ Issues in Education, Safe Spaces, Secondary Schools, Teachers, TransgenderAll Grades

Understand the challenges from the voices involved—today’s LGBT youth AND the leading educators and scholars in the field! Gay, Lesbian,…

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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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BookMom I Need to be a GirlParents of Trans Youth, Trans YouthAll Grades

This book, written by the single mother of a Transsexual teen-ager, is a true account of their experiences wending their…

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BookOne Teacher in 10, Second EditionLGBTQ TeachersAll Grades

From the director of the Gay, Lesbian, Straight Education Network (GLSEN) comes a new collection of accounts by openly gay…

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BookSexual Orientation and School Policy: A Practical Guide for Teachers, Administrators, and Community ActivistsLGBTQ Issues in Education, LGBTQ Policy, Safe SpacesAll Grades

This book helps the reader to understand and mediate the debates that arise when gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered, intersex, and…

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BookThe Transgender Child: A Handbook for Families and ProfessionalsParents of Trans Youth, Trans Experiences, Trans YouthAll Grades

This comprehensive first of its kind guidebook explores the unique challenges that thousands of families face every day raising their…

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BookUnderstanding Gay and Lesbian Youth: Lessons for Straight School Teachers, Counselors, and AdministratorsLGBTQ Issues in Education, LGBTQ YouthAll Grades

Understanding Gay and Lesbian Youth assists the classroom teacher, school counselor, and administrator in relating to gay and lesbian youth…

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