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 Jihad for LoveLGBTQ MulticulturalSecondary

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

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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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DVDAnyone and EveryoneParents of LGBTQ YouthSecondary, Senior Elementary

Connected by having a son or daughter who is gay, parents discuss their experiences. Depicts families from such diverse backgrounds…

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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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DVDBoys Don’t CryTrans Experiences, Trans Youth, Transgender, TransphobiaSecondary

The story of the life of Brandon Teena, a transgendered teen who preferred life in a male identity until it…

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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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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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DVDDaddy and PapaGay, LGBTQ Families, LGBTQ ParentsSecondary, Senior Elementary

Looks at some of the complex issues surrounding gay fatherhood — the effect of sexual orientation on children, the dilemma…

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DVDGender Matters: Expression and Identities Beyond the BinaryGender Identity, Trans Experiences, Trans YouthSecondary

Six short films about transgender & gender non-conforming young adults.

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DVDHineini, Coming Out in a Jewish High SchoolGSAs, LGBTQ Issues in Education, LGBTQ ReligionSecondary

Tells the story of a whole community inspired and changed by one girl’s courage. Chronicles Shulamit Izen’s efforts to raise…

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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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DVDIn My Shoes: Stories of Youth with LGBT Parents.LGBTQ FamiliesSecondary, Senior Elementary

A youth-produced film profiling five youth with LGBT parents. Directed by Jen Gilomen and created by the COLAGE Youth Leadership…

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