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Mike Huckabee Thinks Our Kids Are Guinea Pigs: He Should Read This Book

Uncle Bobby's Wedding

BuzzFeed recently reminded us that Republican presidential candidate and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee once called the children of same-sex parents “little guinea pigs.” Gay guinea pigs are a thing, though—and he should learn from them.

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2nd Project Aims to Send LGBTQ Books to Schools, Libraries, and Shelters


A new project aims to connect LGBTQ-inclusive books with young readers at schools, libraries, and homeless shelters—but it’s not the first to do so.

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8 Pride Books for Kids


Pride Month is the highlight of the LGBTQ calendar, so here are a few children’s books to help our kids better understand what all the fuss is about. I’ve chosen works specifically about Pride as well as ones that explore other aspects of the LGBTQ rights movement and its history.

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Let Neil Patrick Harris Read Your Kids “And Tango Makes Three”

And Tango Makes Three

Actor Neil Patrick Harris has lent his voice to a brand-new audio recording of And Tango Makes Three, the children’s book based on the true story of two male penguins who raise a chick together. Listen to a clip after the jump. The book also celebrates its 10th anniversary with two new editions, including a board book!

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LGBTQ Kids’ Books Challenged Again

2014 Book Challenges

The American Library Association (ALA) has released its annual list of the 10 most frequently challenged books—and once again, ones with LGBTQ content are on it.

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