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  
BookGirl Mans UpGender Identity, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

All Pen wants is to be the kind of girl she’s always been. So why does everyone have a problem…

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BookGracefully GraysonLGBTQ Fiction, TransgenderSecondary

What if who you are on the outside doesn’t match who you are on the inside?  Grayson Sender has been…

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BookHeather Has Two MommiesLesbian, LGBTQ Families, LGBTQ Picture BooksPrimary Elementary

Heather’s favorite number is two. She has two arms, two legs, and two pets. And she also has two mommies.…

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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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BookHistory Is All You Left MeGay, LGBTQ Fiction, Mental HealthSecondary

From the New York Times bestselling author of More Happy Than Not comes an explosive examination of grief, mental illness,…

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BookHold Me Closer: The Tiny Cooper StoryGay, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

Watch out, ex-boyfriends, and get out of the way, homophobic coaches. Tiny Cooper has something to say—and he’s going to…

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BookHonestly BenGay, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

In the companion to Openly Straight, Ben confronts pressure at school, repression at home, and his passion for two very…

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BookHonor Girl: A Graphic MemoirLesbian, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

Maggie Thrash has spent basically every summer of her fifteen-year-old life at the one-hundred-year-old Camp Bellflower for Girls, set deep…

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BookI’ll Give You the SunGay, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

At first, Jude and her twin brother are NoahandJude; inseparable. Noah draws constantly and is falling in love with the…

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BookIf I Was Your GirlLGBTQ Fiction, TransgenderSecondary

A big-hearted, groundbreaking novel about being seen for who you really are, and a love story you can’t help but…

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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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