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Category Archives: Books for Kids

A Girl and Her Moms Go to South Africa in New Kids’ Book

Keesha's South African Adventure

A girl and her two moms travel to South Africa in a new children’s book, the second of a series featuring this Black family—and adding some much-needed color to LGBTQ-inclusive picture books.

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6 Classic Gay and Lesbian Kids’ Books Free and Online


Looking for LGBTQ-inclusive children’s books? Try some classics that are available free online.

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New Children’s Book Shows Mom Dating Woman after Different-Sex Divorce

Love Is What Makes Us a Family

A new book adds to the variety of family structures shown in children’s literature by featuring a child whose mom and dad divorced and are now each dating women.

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3 Children’s Books that Help Explain Prejudice

In Our Mothers' House

In the aftermath of Orlando, I have been thinking anew about how to explain prejudice and hate to children. Here are three children’s books that may help.

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A Same-Sex Fairytale, Read by The Fosters’ Teri Polo


A new children’s video puts a new spin on fairytale tropes to give us a heroine who has smarts—and a girlfriend. And The Fosters’ Teri Polo gives her a voice.

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