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  
BookIt’s Our Prom (So Deal With It)Bisexual, Lesbian, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

When Azure’s principal gives her the chance to turn the school’s traditional (and boring) senior prom into an event that…

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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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BookLook Both WaysLesbian, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

Thoughtful, funny, and steeped in the wild drama of growing up, Alison Cherry’s new novel is the story of a…

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BookLooking for GroupGender Identity, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

Rory Harrison’s beautiful novel about identity, home, and fresh starts recounts one boy’s quest to discover a world where he…

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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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BookMoon at NineLesbian, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

Based on interviews with a young woman forced to flee Iran because of her sexual orientation, Moon at Nine is…

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BookMore Happy Than NotComing Out, Gay, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

In the months after his father’s suicide, it’s been tough for sixteen-year-old Aaron Soto to find happiness again—but he’s still…

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BookMore Happy Than NotComing Out, Gay, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

In the months after his father’s suicide, it’s been tough for sixteen-year-old Aaron Soto to find happiness again—but he’s still…

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BookMy Fairy Godmother is a Drag QueenGay, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

Chris Bellows is just trying to get through high school and survive being the only stepchild in the social-climbing Fontaine…

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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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