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Celebrate with a Banned LGBTQ Book This Week


It’s Banned Books Week, the annual event from the American Library Association (ALA) that “draws national attention to the harms of censorship.” This year, the ALA’s Top Ten Most Frequently Challenged Books list is once again full of books with LGBTQ content.

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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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