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  
BookHelping Your Transgender Teen: A Guide for ParentsParents of Trans Youth, Trans YouthSecondary

If you are the parent of a transgender teen, this book will help you understand what your child is feeling…

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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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DVDIn Other WordsBullying, LanguageSecondary, Senior Elementary

This video explores the origins of homophobic language, name-calling and words, how young people feel about them, and how to…

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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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DVDJust Call Me KadeGender Identity, Parents of Trans Youth, Trans Experiences, Trans Youth, TransgenderSecondary, Senior Elementary

Kade Farlow Collins is a sixteen year old FTM (female to male transgendered person) residing in Tucson, Arizona. Kade’s parents…

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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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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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BookMommy, Mama, and MeLesbian, LGBTQ Families, LGBTQ Picture BooksPrimary Elementary

Rhythmic text and illustrations with universal appeal show a toddler spending the day with its mommies. From hide-and-seek to dress-up,…

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BookMy Princess BoyLGBTQ Fiction, LGBTQ Picture BooksPrimary Elementary

Dyson loves the color pink and sparkly things. Sometimes he wears dresses, and sometimes he wears jeans. He likes to…

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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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