List Headline Image
Updated by Rebecca Morris on Feb 18, 2017
18 items   1 followers   0 votes   29 views

Library & School Resources about LGTBQ Families, Kids, & Allies

This is a list of resources related to LGBTQ children's and young adult literature.

Rainbow Family Collections

"Rainbow Family Collections examines over 200 children's picture books and chapter books with LGBTQ content from around the world. Highlighting titles for children from infancy to age 12, each entry in Rainbow Family Collections supplies a synopsis of the content, lists awards it has received, cites professional reviews, and provides suggestions for librarians considering acquisition.

Stonewall Book Awards List

The first and most enduring award for GLBT books is the Stonewall Book Awards, sponsored by the American Library Association's Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Round Table. Since Isabel Miller's Patience and Sarah received the first award in 1971, many other books have been honored for exceptional merit relating to the gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender experience.

Bank Street - LGBT Books for Children

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender books and resources. All titles available in the Bank Street College Library. Picture Books De Haan, L., & Nijland, S. (2002). Berkeley, CA: Tricycle Press.Summary: When the queen insists that the prince get married and take over as king, the search for a suitable mate does not turn out as expected.Call# J P H Hoffman, E., Henriquez, C., & Vega, E.

10 Steps for Starting a GSA | Gay-Straight Alliance Network

10 Steps for Starting a GSA Advertise (and Get Food!): Figure out the best way to advertise at your school. It may be a combination of school bulletin announcements, flyers, and word-of-mouth. Also get food and tell people there will be food: eople always come to meetings when you provide food!

Fun Things To Do | Gay-Straight Alliance Network
  1. Movie Night Attend a screening of an LGBT themed film at a local theatre, or if you have a big enough group, consider arranging a special showing. You can also rent movies and get together to watch them and hang out. 2.
Peer Education Workshops | Gay-Straight Alliance Network

Educating your peers about issues of sexual orientation and homophobia can be one of the most effective ways to make your school safer for LGBTQ students, and GSAs are a great framework for implementing an anti-homophobia peer education program.

In My Shoes: Stories of Youth with LGBT Parents

In a time when LGBT families are debated and attacked in the media, courts and Congress, from school houses to state houses across the country, five young people who are children of LGBT parents give you a chance to walk in their shoes - to hear their own views on marriage, making change, and what it means to be a family.

Led by the child who simply knew - The Boston Globe

Jonas and Wyatt Maines were born identical twins, but from the start each had a distinct personality. Jonas was all boy. He loved Spiderman, action figures, pirates, and swords. Continue reading below Wyatt favored pink tutus and beads. At 4, he insisted on a Barbie birthday cake and had a thing for mermaids.

When Women Become Men at Wellesley

Hundreds of young women streamed into Wellesley College on the last Monday of August, many of them trailed by parents lugging suitcases and bins filled with folded towels, decorative pillows and Costco-size jugs of laundry detergent. The banner by the campus entranceway welcoming the Class of 2018 waved in the breeze, as if beckoning the newcomers to discover all that awaited them.

Resources for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Youth: Select Organizations, Web Sites, Videos

Advocates for Youth champions efforts that help young people make informed and responsible decisions about their reproductive and sexual health. Advocates believes it can best serve the field by boldly advocating for a more positive and realistic approach to adolescent sexual health. Advocates focuses its work on young people ages 14-25 in the U.S.

My Story Book Club

The Official LGBT Young Adult Book Club of the LGBT Writers in Schools Program ~A safe place where LGBT youth and their supporters can read a story like their own.~ Our Book for March 2014 Sister Spit By Michelle Tea A collection of writing and artwork from the irreverent, flagrantly queer, hilariously...

LLF Online Book Club

Welcome to Lambda Literary's online book club. This book club will highlight a different lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender book each month. The books selected will be a heady mix of LGBT classics, unheralded gems, and buzz-worthy new releases. We hope you'll read along with us each month and share your thoughts on the books...

Home Page

Check out! Home Page

Triangle Teen LGBT Book Club - Monday, April 21, 2014 4pm - 5pm

The Center's Library and Durham County Library are teaming up to offer the first-ever Triangle Teen LGBT Book Club! All LGBT teens and allies are invited to attend. Our reading selection this month is If You Could Be Mine by Sara Farizan. Copies are available at the Center Library and local public libraries.




National Resource Center for Youth Development

Angel's Story (Youth Workin' It Out - 1 of 7)

The San Francisco LGBT Community Center Youth Program's "Youth Workin' It Out" digital storytelling project DVD (June 2008) These stories are told from 7 young people from San Francisco active in the Gay-Straight Alliance Club at their school.

2014 Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults

YALSA's Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults is presented annually after the Midwinter Meeting. The 2014 list of 74 titles is arranged by the following three topics: Conflicted: Life During Wartime. Today's U.S. teens have lived most of their lives in a country at war.