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Author of Heather Has Two Mommies Discusses Book’s Message

Banned Books Week 2015

It’s Banned Books Week, so here’s a video of author Lesléa Newman reading from the new edition of her book, Heather Has Two Mommies, and talking about its “big controversial message.”

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7th Grader Creates Spanish Edition of LGBTQ-Inclusive Picture Book

Dragon Diferente

The Different Dragon features a child with two moms but isn’t “about” them being a two-mom family—and is now available in a Spanish translation by an inspired seventh-grade student!

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More Diversity than Ever in LGBTQ-Inclusive Picture Books


Recent LGBTQ-inclusive picture books have been increasingly diverse in terms of family structure, race/ethnicity, and gender identity. They offer us stories that address specific LGBTQ concerns along with ones that simply include LGBTQ characters.

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LGBTQ-Inclusive Sex Ed Book for Kids Affirms and Empowers

Sex Is a Funny Word

Sex is a Funny Word: A Book about Bodies, Feelings, and YOU (Seven Stories Press) continues a groundbreaking, LGBTQ-inclusive series for young people on human sexuality—and should have many cheering at its thoughtful, empowering, and accurate approach. The book does not merely include all LGBTQ identities, but celebrates them as equal parts of the human spectrum.

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Happy Birthday, Harry!

Golden Snitch

The only thing that would make me like the Harry Potter series more than I do would be if Professor McGonagall and Madame Hooch, the Quidditch coach, were an item.

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