Community and Identity
The stories from Driftwood send a message to LGBTQIA+ people everywhere: you exist, you matter, you belong. This site contains more than 1400 professionally produced videos and oral histories giving voice to the LGBTQIA+ community.
When Miles came out on his YouTube channel in 2015 - then transitioned online in 2017 - his aim was to help other teens navigate their identities and take charge of their own coming-out stories. From that experience comes Out!, the ultimate coming-out survival guide for anyone questioning or queer.
What if you weren't sexually attracted to anyone? A growing number of people are identifying as asexual. They aren't sexually attracted to anyone, and they consider it a sexual orientation--like gay, straight, or bisexual. Asexuality is the invisible orientation.
Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Queer or Questioning. Each of these terms has an individual meaning and community around them. Through interviews with professionals as well as those in the LGBTQ community, readers can learn not only the definition of each of these words, but also what it means on a greater scale.
This book uncovers the often hidden world of Queer and Trans Blak Australia and tells it like it is. Twenty-two First Nations people reveal their inner reflections and outlooks on family and culture.
LGBT Families was created to become a leading resource in the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgendered community for those seeking to expand their own families through adoption, foster care, surrogacy and fertility
This book explores a range of issues across the sexual identity and gender diversity spectrum, including issues such as coming out and disclosure, being an ally to LGBTQIA+ people, and addressing the human rights of the LGBTQIA+ members of our community.
This book explores issues involving sexual orientation, gender diversity and intersex status; and explains what equality means for people who are often subjected to misunderstanding and homophobia.
Until relatively recently homosexuality was considered a mental illness or a biological disorder, or worse. Today, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people have the evidence of scientific research and their authentic experiences of happy and fulfilling lives to support the pride of identity that is their right.
"We talk about LGBTQ+ equality. But what does it actually mean? And how do we get there? In this powerful and thought-provoking essay collection, 35 people - from actors, pop stars and athletes to scientists, writers and activists - set out to answer these vital questions.
Discrimination and Stereotypes
"Queer" is a lens through which the world can be viewed differently " Compiled by celebrated author and journalist Benjamin Law, 'Growing Up Queer in Australia' assembles voices from across the spectrum of LGBTIQA+ identity.
This helpful guide is designed to give LGBTQ teenagers the support and resources they need to feel not only accepted, but also confident and empowered.
Each chapter in this comprehensive book provides resources for teens encountering interpersonal or systemic mistreatment at home, school, work, and in their community. The text lays out their legally recognized rights in these contexts, providing information about how to make use of existing laws.
This affirming book empowers readers to confront discrimination and offers practical guidance on navigating a sometimes hostile world where not everyone believes that LGBTQ+ people should have the same rights as everyone else.
This book explores common LGBT stereotypes that persist both outside and inside the community. Explore where they come from and what they mean to you. Learn how you can do your part to reduce hurtful name-calling and appreciate LGBT people in all their diversity.
The Declining Significance of Homophobia shows how heterosexual male high school students' attitudes toward their gay peers have changed dramatically.
This book examines the interconnectedness of LGBT civil and political rights, bias, discrimination, homophobia, and LGBT health disparities both in the United States and globally.
An indispensable history and contemporary guide to the struggle for authentic sexual equality and liberation.
This book explores human rights today and how human rights have developed over time.
This book discusses the social, political, legal and religious considerations in the same-sex marriage debate.
Intimate Partner Violence is a serious social problem affecting millions in the United States and worldwide. The image of violence enacted by a male aggressor to a female victim dominates public perceptions of intimate partner violence
This resource offers a first-of-its-kind, comprehensive view of mental, medical, and public health conditions within the LGBT community.
This is the only handbook for hospice and palliative care professionals looking to enhance their care delivery or their programs with LGBTQ-inclusive care.
The ultimate guide to LGBTQIA+ teens on the spectrum.
This book offers guidance in helping teens who are struggling with the complex challenges that can be brought on by peers, family members, and difficult social environments.
"Captures the true story of the LGBTQ civil rights movement from the 1960s to the present through richly detailed, stunning interviews with the leaders, activists, and ordinary people who witnessed the revolution and made it happen.
Serving in Silence? lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender servicemen and women share their personal stories for the first time.
A gay-rights pioneer shares his stories, from Stonewall to dancing with his husband at the White House, in a memoir full of “funny anecdotes and heart”
LGBTQ writing from ancient times to yesterday, selected by award-winning translator Frank Wynne.
The visibility of the U.S. LGBTQ+ movement and the strength of its voices stems from the heroes who fought for equality and self-expression.