Lesbian and gay archives of literature for teenagers
There's going to be an be an LGBT focus to all our activity on the site this week, including something for all ages. Here's an overview of what's coming up. We want to say a big thank you to everyone site members, authors, tweeters who has recommended books that have changed or added to their perspective on anything LGBT lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender for this blog so far. What LGBT gems have we missed? Hawwa, site member Far From You by Tess Sharpe was an eye-opening novel that really changed my perspective on LGBT and was a refreshing stance to read from concerning love because who's slightly sick of stereotypical boy-girl romances?
Controversy and Diversity: LGBTQ Titles in Academic Library Youth Collections
YA Pride – LGBTQIA+ characters in Young Adult Literature
Every teen should be able to see themselves reflected in the books they read. We also publish occasional standalone pieces in between these issues. We are also active on Twitter. After being on a semi-hiatus for the past year, we are re-launching with a brand new format and clarified focus. Instead of our usual blog post format, we will be transitioning to a quarterly online periodical.
What are the best LGBT books for children, teenagers and YAs?
Virginia Kay Williams ginger. Nancy Deyoe nancy. Manuscript submitted July 21, ; returned to authors for revision August 11, ; revised manuscript submitted September 25, ; accepted pending minor revision December 3, ; revised manuscript submitted December 4, ; accepted for publication December 11, Academic libraries supporting education and library science programs collect youth literature to support courses that teach students to evaluate and use books with children and teenagers. This paper discusses the literature on LGBTQ youth literature, explores the extent to which academic libraries supporting education and library science programs collect recently published LGBTQ youth literature, and concludes that academic librarians responsible for youth collections should evaluate their LGBTQ holdings to ensure that they are meeting the needs of future teachers and educators for access to these books.
Through this Explore Topic, you can also find lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer resources and support, emphasizing the diversity of sexual and gender identity-based cultures. Other resources include information on bullying, safety, and coming out; books and resources for parents and siblings; biographies of important LGBTQ figures in the community; and award-winning LGBTQ fiction. View the full list. There's everything here to make you smile and maybe cry complete with a guaranteed happy ending. Just a note: a significant majority of romances with gay male protagonists are actually written by women for a straight female audience.