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Diverse Books: LGBTQ

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Queer Monologues

Queer Monologues

Stories of LGBT Youth
producer For the Love of Learning
edition:Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged : lgbt, teenagers, Humanities, Language Arts, Social Sciences, LGBTQ

Queer Monologues: Stories of LBGT Youth, produced by For the Love of Learning (FTLOL), offers queer youth a safe, creative outlet to share their concerns, hopes, and personal stories with the community-at-large. If an individual is unable to be themselves, the consequences can be emotional, physical, and mental harm. When feelings are shared within a supportive group and are received non-judgmentally, self-esteem is enhanced, leading to a healthier way of relating to others, oneself, and the com …

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Branded by the Pink Triangle

Branded by the Pink Triangle

by Ken Setterington
edition:Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged : holocaust, lgbt, prejudice & racism

A history of the persecution of gay men by the Nazi regime during the Holocaust. When the Nazis came to power in Europe, the lives of homosexuals came to be ruled by fear as raids, arrests, prison sentences and expulsions became the daily reality. When the concentration camps were built, homosexuals were imprisoned along with Jews. The pink triangle, sewn onto prison uniforms, became the symbol of their persecution. This book combines historical research with first-person accounts and individual …

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Hear Me Out

Hear Me Out

True Stories of Teens Educating and Confronting Homophobia
with Planned Parenthood of Toronto
edition:Paperback
tagged : lgbt, self-esteem & self-reliance, teenagers, sexuality & pregnancy

Twenty Gay teens speak out about their lives, about the realization of their sexuality, and the consequences for themselves. These young people discuss the reactions of their friends and families, their schoolmates and society in general.

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Pride

Pride

Celebrating Diversity & Community
by Robin Stevenson
edition:Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged : other, non-religious, homosexuality, prejudice & racism

For LGBTQ people and their supporters, Pride events are an opportunity to honor the past, protest injustice, and celebrate a diverse and vibrant community. The high point of Pride, the Pride Parade, is spectacular and colorful. But there is a whole lot more to Pride than rainbow flags and amazing outfits. How did Pride come to be? And what does Pride mean to the people who celebrate it?

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