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.

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Book10 Things I Can See From HereLesbian, LGBTQ Fiction, Mental HealthSecondary

Maeve has heard it all before. She’s been struggling with severe anxiety for a long time, and as much as…

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Book10,000 DressesLGBTQ Picture BooksPrimary Elementary

Every night, Bailey dreams about magical dresses: dresses made of crystals and rainbows, dresses made of flowers, dresses made of…

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Book123 A Family Counting BookLGBTQ FamiliesPrimary Elementary

Have fun with the kids, moms, dads and pets in this delightful book that celebrates alternative families as it teaches…

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BookA Family and Friend’s Guide to Sexual Orientation: Bridging the Divide Between Gay and StraightAllies, Coming OutSecondary

A Family and Friend’s Guide to Sexual Orientation helps individuals and families to bridge the divide between gay and straight,…

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DVDA Jihad for LoveLGBTQ MulticulturalSecondary

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

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BookA Love Story Starring My Dead Best FriendLGBTQ FictionSecondary

For months, Cass has heard her best friend, Julia, whisper about a secret project. When Julia dies in a car…

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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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BookA Name on the Quilt : A Story of RemembranceGay, LGBTQ Families, LGBTQ Picture BooksPrimary Elementary

Lauren misses the feeling of Uncle Ron’s hand in hers as they skated across the ice together. She misses visiting…

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BookA Really Nice Prom MessLGBTQ Experiences, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

Cameron doesn’t want to go to prom. Not with his boyfriend, Shane, and definitely not with his fake date, Virginia.…

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BookA Safe Girl To LoveLGBTQ Fiction, TransgenderSecondary

Eleven unique short stories that stretch from a rural Canadian Mennonite town to a hipster gay bar in Brooklyn, featuring…

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BookA Tale of Two DaddiesLGBTQ Families, LGBTQ Parents, LGBTQ Picture BooksPrimary Elementary

In an affectionate story of adoption in a gay family, a small girl answers a friend’s questions about what it…

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BookA Vigil for Joe Rose: Stories of Being Out in High SchoolComing Out, LGBTQ ExperiencesSecondary, Senior Elementary

What is it like to be “out” in high school today? Is homophobia still rampant, or have things changed? How…

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BookABC A Family Alphabet BookLGBTQ FamiliesPrimary Elementary

An alphabet book that shows kids and their parents laughing, playing and enjoying family life. All of the brilliant watercolors…

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BookAbsolutely Positively NotComing Out, Gay, QuestioningSecondary

16 year old Steven tries to cover the fact that he is gay. He buys Playboy, hangs photos of women…

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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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BookAdamComing Out, Gay, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

Adam is a delightful sixteen-year-old who does well in school and spends his spare time practising the cello. Or that’s…

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BookAlex As WellGender Identity, Intersex, LGBTQ Fiction, Sexual OrientationSecondary

Alex is ready for things to change, in a big way. Everyone seems to think she’s a boy, but for…

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BookAll Families Are SpecialLGBTQ Families, LGBTQ Parents, LGBTQ Picture BooksPrimary Elementary

When Mrs. Mack says she will soon be a grandmother, her students realize that teachers have families just like they…

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BookAll Kinds of Families!Diversity, LGBTQ Picture BooksPrimary Elementary

With irresistible, rollicking rhyme, beloved picture book author Mary Ann Hoberman shows readers that families, large and small, are all…

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BookAlmost PerfectLGBTQ Fiction, TransgenderSecondary

Whether you’re trans, gay, lesbian, bi, queer, questioning, or straight, this winner of the Stonewall Children’s & Young Adult Literature…

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BookAnd Tango Makes ThreeLGBTQ Families, LGBTQ Picture BooksPrimary Elementary

Roy and Silo were “a little bit different” from the other male penguins: instead of noticing females, they noticed each…

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BookAntonio’s CardLGBTQ Families, LGBTQ Picture BooksPrimary Elementary, Junior Elementary

Antonio loves words, because words have the power to express feelings like love, pride, or hurt. Mother’s Day is coming…

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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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BookAnything Could HappenComing Out, Gay, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

Tretch Farm lives in a very small town where everybody’s in everybody else’s business. Which makes it hard for him…

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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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BookAs I DescendedLesbian, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

From the acclaimed author of Lies We Tell Ourselves, Robin Talley, comes a Shakespeare-inspired story of revenge and redemption, where…

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BookAsk the PassengersHomophobia, Lesbian, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

In this truly original portrayal of a girl struggling to break free of society’s definitions, Printz Honor author A.S. King…

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BookBe Who You AreGender Identity, LGBTQ Picture Books, Trans YouthPrimary Elementary, Junior Elementary

This is a delightful little book about Nick; a young child assigned a male gender at birth who sees himself…

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BookBeastLGBTQ Fiction, TransgenderSecondary

A witty, wise, and heart-wrenching reimagining of Beauty and the Beast that will appeal to fans of Rainbow Rowell and David Levithan.…

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BookBeautiful Music for Ugly ChildrenLGBTQ Fiction, TransgenderSecondary

The lives and loves of a teenage transboy music geek Gabe has always identified as a boy, but he was…

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BookBecoming Nicole: The Transformation of an American FamilyLGBTQ Experiences, TransgenderSecondary

The inspiring true story of a transgender girl, her identical twin brother, and an ordinary American family’s extraordinary journey to…

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BookBeing EmilyLGBTQ Fiction, TransgenderSecondary

They say that whoever you are it’s okay, you were born that way. Those words don’t comfort Emily, because she…

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BookBeing Jazz: My Life as a (Transgender) TeenLGBTQ Experiences, Trans Experiences, TransgenderSecondary

Jazz Jennings is one of the youngest and most prominent voices in the national discussion about gender identity. At the…

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BookBeyond CluelessGay, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

Marty Sullivan’s life ends, basically, when her parents enroll her in a private high school. A private, Catholic, girls-only high school. Meanwhile,…

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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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BookBeyond Magenta: Transgender Teens Speak OutTrans Experiences, TransgenderSecondary

A  2015 Stonewall Honor Book A groundbreaking work of LGBT literature takes an honest look at the life, love, and…

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BookBoyfriends with GirlfriendsBisexual, Gay, Lesbian, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

Four teens explore the fluidity of love, sexuality, and identity in this acclaimed novel from Alex Sanchez, now in paperback.…

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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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BookDouble ExposureGender Identity, Intersex, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

Fifteen-year-old Alyx Atlas was raised as a boy, but she knows something others don’t: she’s a girl. Born intersex, Alyx…

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BookDraw the LineGay, Homophobia, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

After a hate crime occurs in his small Texas town, Adrian Piper must discover his own power, decide how to…

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BookEmpress of the WorldLesbian, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

Nicola Lancaster is spending her summer at the Siegel Institute, a hothouse of smart, intense teenagers. She soon falls in…

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BookFan ArtGay, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

A sweet contemporary romance about a boy who falls in love with his best friend and the girls who help…

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BookForgive Me If I’ve Told You This BeforeLesbian, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

Shy, intellectual, and living in rural Oregon, Triinu Hoffman just doesn’t fit in. She does her best to hide behind…

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BookFrannie and TruComing Out, Gay, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

Perfect for fans of Prep and The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Frannie and Tru is a dazzling YA debut about a transformative summer in…

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BookFreakboyLGBTQ Fiction, TransgenderSecondary

From the outside, Brendan Chase seems to have it pretty easy. He’s a star wrestler, a video game aficionado, and…

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BookFreaks and RevelationsGay, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

This raw, moving novel follows two teenagers-one, a Mohawk-wearing 17-year-old violent misfit; the other, a gay 13-year-old cast out by…

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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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BookGemini BitesGay, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

One of the strangest (and funniest) love triangles ever to hit YA fiction, when a pair of twins (one boy,…

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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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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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BookGone, Gone, GoneGay, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

In the wake of the post-9/11 sniper shootings, fragile love finds a stronghold in this intense, romantic novel from the…

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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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BookHow Beautiful the Ordinary: Twelve Stories of IdentityGender Identity, LGBTQ Fiction, Sexual OrientationSecondary

A girl thought to be a boy steals her sister’s skirt, while a boy thought to be a girl refuses…

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BookI Am JLGBTQ Fiction, TransgenderSecondary

A powerful and inspiring story about a transgender teen’s struggle to find his own path — and love his true…

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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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BookIf You Could Be MineLesbian, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

Seventeen-year-old Sahar has been in love with her best friend, Nasrin, since they were six. They’ve shared stolen kisses and…

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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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BookIt Gets Better: Coming Out, Overcoming Bullying, and Creating a Life Worth LivingGay, Lesbian, LGBTQ Youth, Sexual OrientationSecondary

Every story can change a life. Growing up isn’t easy. Many young people face daily tormenting and bullying, and this…

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BookIt Looks Like ThisGay, LGBTQ Fiction, Sexual OrientationSecondary

A new state, a new city, a new high school. Mike’s father has already found a new evangelical church for…

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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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BookNone of the AboveGender Identity, Intersex, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

A groundbreaking story about a teenage girl who discovers she’s intersex . . . and what happens when her secret…

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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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BookOctober Mourning: A Song for Matthew ShepardGay, Homophobia, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

On the night of October 6, 1998, a gay twenty-one-year-old college student named Matthew Shepard was lured from a Wyoming…

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BookOliver Button Is a SissyGender Identity, Homophobia, LGBTQ Picture BooksPrimary Elementary

Even though Oliver doesn’t win first prize at a talent show, his parents and classmates cease their jeering of his…

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BookOne Man GuyGay, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

Alek Khederian should have guessed something was wrong when his parents took him to a restaurant. Everyone knows that Armenians…

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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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BookOpenly StraightGay, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

The award-winning novel about being out, being proud, and being ready for something else. Rafe is a normal teenager from…

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DVDOut in the SilenceBullying, Gay, LGBTQ YouthSecondary

Out In the Silence captures the remarkable chain of events that unfold when the announcement of filmmaker Joe Wilson s…

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BookPromposalGay, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

Prom should be one of the most memorable nights of your life. But for Camilla and Joshua, some elaborate promposals…

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BookQueer: The Ultimate LGBT Guide for TeensComing Out, LGBTQ Experiences, LGBTQ Youth, QuestioningSecondary

Teen life is hard enough with all of the pressures kids face, but for teens who are LGBT (lesbian, gay,…

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BookQueering Elementary Education: Advancing the Dialogue about Sexualities and SchoolingElementary Schools, LGBTQ Issues in EducationPrimary Elementary, Junior Elementary, Senior Elementary

Queering Elementary Education is not about teaching kids to be gay, lesbian, bisexual, or straight. ItOs not part of a…

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BookRage: A Love StoryLesbian, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

A National Book Award Finalist offers an intense portrait of an abusive relationship. Johanna is steadfast, patient, reliable; the go-to…

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BookRamona BlueLesbian, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

From Julie Murphy, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Dumplin’ and Side Effects May Vary, comes another fearless…

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BookRead Me Like A BookLesbian, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

The first YA novel from bestselling author Liz Kessler, Read Me Like A Book is a brave, honest and vital coming-out story…

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DVDSchool’s Out!Homophobia, LGBTQ YouthSecondary, Junior Elementary, Senior Elementary

Washroom graffiti, protest buttons and music by popular alternative band The Breeders punctuate often funny, always intelligent and honest observations…

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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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BookShe Loves You, She Loves You Not…Lesbian, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

Seventeen-year-old Alyssa thought she knew who she was. She had her family and her best friends and, most important, she…

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DVDShe’s a Boy I KnewGender Identity, Trans Experiences, Transexual, TransgenderSecondary

Using interviews, animation, old family footage, and voice mail, Vancouver filmmaker Gwen Haworth documents her male-to-female gender transition partially through…

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BookShineGay, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

When her best guy friend falls victim to a vicious hate crime, sixteen-year-old Cat sets out to discover who in…

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BookSimon vs. the Homo Sapiens AgendaComing Out, Gay, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

Sixteen-year-old and not-so-openly gay Simon Spier prefers to save his drama for the school musical. But when an email falls…

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BookSome Assembly Required: The Not-So-Secret Life of a Transgender TeenTrans Experiences, TransgenderSecondary

Seventeen-year-old Arin Andrews shares all the hilarious, painful, and poignant details of undergoing gender reassignment as a high school student…

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DVDSticks and StonesAnti-Homophobia, Bullying, Language, Name CallingPrimary Elementary, Junior Elementary, Senior Elementary

Young children ages 5 to 12 describe how they feel when they hear put-downs of themselves or their families in…

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DVDStraightlacedGender Identity, Human Rights, Trans YouthSecondary, Senior Elementary

From girls confronting popular messages about culture and body image to boys who are sexually active just to prove they…

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BookSymptoms of Being HumanBullying, Gender Identity, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

A sharply honest and moving debut perfect for fans of The Perks of Being a Wallflower and Ask the Passengers.…

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BookTell Me Again How A Crush Should FeelLesbian, LGBTQ Fiction, LGBTQ NewcomersSecondary

Leila has made it most of the way through high school without having a crush on anyone, which comes as…

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DVDThat’s a Family!Homophobia, LGBTQ FamiliesPrimary Elementary, Junior Elementary, Senior Elementary

With courage and humor, the children in That’s a Family! take viewers on a tour through their lives as they…

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DVDThe Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the DesertComing Out, Gay, LGBTQ OutLoud, TransgenderSecondary

Two drag queens and a transsexual get a cabaret gig in the middle of the desert.

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BookThe Art of Being Normal: A NovelLGBTQ Fiction, TransgenderSecondary

David Piper has always been an outsider. His parents think he’s gay. The school bully thinks he’s a freak. Only…

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BookThe Difference Between You and MeLesbian, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

“Sweet, tender, and true!” – Laurie Halse Anderson Jesse cuts her own hair with a Swiss Army knife. She wears…

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BookThe Different DragonDiversity, LGBTQ Fiction, LGBTQ Picture BooksPrimary Elementary, Junior Elementary

This bedtime story about bedtime stories shows how the wonderful care and curiosity of a little boy, with some help…

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BookThe Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and VirtueGay, LGBTQ FictionAll Grades

A hilarious and swashbuckling stand-alone teen historical fiction novel, named one of summer’s 20 must-read books by Entertainment Weekly! A young…

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BookThe Great American WhateverGay, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

From the award-winning author of Five, Six, Seven, Nate! and Better Nate Than Ever comes “a Holden Caulfield for a new generation” (Kirkus Reviews,…

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DVDThe Incredibly True Adventure of 2 Girls in LoveLGBTQ ExperiencesSecondary

An adventurous love story between two young women of different social and economic backgrounds who find themselves going through all…

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DVDThe Matthew Shepard StoryHomophobia, LGBTQ Experiences, Parents of LGBTQ YouthSecondary

Killed in a senseless act of hatred, openly gay college student Matthew Shepard was murdered in 1998. In this critically-acclaimed,…

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BookThe Miseducation of Cameron PostLesbian, LGBTQ Fiction, LGBTQ ReligionSecondary

Set in rural Montana in the early 1990s, emily m. danforth’s The Miseducation of Cameron Post is a powerful and widely acclaimed…

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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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BookThe You I’ve Never KnownLesbian, LGBTQ Fiction, Sexual OrientationSecondary

For as long as she can remember, it’s been just Ariel and Dad. Ariel’s mom disappeared when she was a…

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DVDTransamericaTrans Parents, Transgender, TransphobiaSecondary

A pre-operative male-to-female transsexual takes an unexpected journey when she learns that she fathered a son, now a teenage runaway…

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BookTransition: The Story of How I Became a ManGender Identity, Trans Experiences, Trans YouthSecondary

At first, America knew the only child of Sonny and Cher as Chastity, the cherubic little girl who appeared on…

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BookTrue Letters from a Fictional LifeComing Out, LGBTQ Fiction, Sexual OrientationSecondary

If you asked anyone in his small Vermont town, they’d tell you the facts: James Liddell, star athlete, decent student,…

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BookTwo Boys KissingGay, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

Based on true events—and narrated by a Greek Chorus of the generation of gay men lost to AIDS—Two Boys Kissing…

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BookUncle Bobby’s WeddingLGBTQ FamiliesPrimary Elementary, Junior Elementary

Bobby and Jamie are getting married, but Bobby’s niece Chloe is worried that she won’t be his favorite person anymore.…

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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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BookWhatever.: or how junior year became totally f$@ckedComing Out, Gay, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

It’s like the apocalypse came, only instead of nuclear bombs and zombies, Mike gets school participation, gay thoughts, and mother-effin’…

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BookWhen Love Comes to TownComing Out, Gay, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

The year is 1990, and in his hometown of Dublin, Ireland, Neil Byrne plays rugby, keeps up with the in-crowd…

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BookWilliam’s DollHomophobia, LGBTQ Picture BooksPrimary Elementary

More than anything, William wants a doll. “Don’t be a creep,” says his brother. “Sissy, sissy,” chants the boy next…

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BookWonders of the Invisible WorldGay, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

For fans of Patrick Ness and Tom McNeal comes a page-turning novel that’s part ghost story, part love story. Aidan…

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BookYou and Me and HimGay, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

Do not ignore a call from me when you know I am feeling neurotic about a boy. That is Best…

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BookYou Know Me WellGay, Lesbian, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

Who knows you well? Your best friend? Your boyfriend or girlfriend? A stranger you meet on a crazy night? No…

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