Books tagged: lgbt youth

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A New Generation of Homosexuality: Modern Trends in Gay and Lesbian Communities
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 9,110. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2010 by Mason Crest an Imprint of National Highlights, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Politics and society
This educational book, intended for young adult readers, examines the history of the LGBT community in America from its roots in the free-thinking seaport cities of the 1800s, through the social revolution of World War II, the early activists of the 1950s, the “gay pride” movements of the 1970s, the AIDS crisis, and the mainstreaming of LGBT communities of the present day.
Gay and Lesbian Role Models
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 10,000. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2010 by Mason Crest an Imprint of National Highlights, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Politics and society
Most people have at least one person to look up to and use as a model for their own life. But many of those who are a part of the LGBT community lack someone to relate to. This book features the lives and actions of various prominent gay and lesbian role models, including Bishop Eugene Robinson, comedian Ellen DeGeneres and late politician Harvey Milk.
Coming Out: Telling Family and Friends
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 9,550. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2010 by Mason Crest an Imprint of National Highlights, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Coming out
For each individual, the experience of coming out and openly acknowledging oneself as being lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender is very different. This book catalogues the personal coming-out experiences of various LGBT people, while spreading the word about organizations that provide support to people whose loved ones are coming out.
Gay People of Color: Facing Prejudices, Forging Identities
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 9,090. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2010 by Mason Crest an Imprint of National Highlights, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Politics and society
LGBT people of color may face discrimination from within their own racial community because of their sexual orientation, and also from their LGBT peers through racism. Learn about the complicated health and personal issues faced by those in this situation, and find out how role models help the community by providing successful representations of LGBT people of color.
Gays and Mental Health: Fighting Depression, Saying No to Suicide
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 8,470. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2010 by Mason Crest an Imprint of National Highlights, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Sex and health
Thousands of LGBT people feel misunderstood and trapped in a world of people who judge them. Many of these people falsely think that their only choice is to end their life. This book explores some of the factors that lead to mental health issues for gay people, and examines steps that can be taken to help reduce or eliminate these threats.
Smashing Stereotypes: What Does It Mean to Be Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, or Transgender?
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 8,390. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2010 by Mason Crest an Imprint of National Highlights, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Politics and society
“That’s so gay!” The words we use every day have power and can easily have a negative impact on life. This book considers common stereotypes of the LGBT community, explores where they come from and what they mean, and lets you decide if they are actually valid. Find out about informational resources and how young people are taking action in their communities to combat crude stereotypes.
Feeling Wrong in Your Own Body: Understanding What It Means to be Transgender
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 8,910. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2010 by Mason Crest an Imprint of National Highlights, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender
Is it possible to be born in the wrong body? Explore the answer to this question with an in-depth look at what it means to be transgender, based on the personal experiences of the men and women who have taken steps to transition. These experiences help uncover the reality of this often misunderstood group.
What Causes Sexual Orientation? Genetics, Biology, Psychology
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 8,320. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2010 by Mason Crest an Imprint of National Highlights, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Sex and health
Taking a look at the various theories of the origins of homosexuality, this book delves into the center of the LGBT struggle for civil rights and acceptance by society. While for centuries homosexuality was considered a mental illness, gay people today have the evidence of scientific research and the benefit of their community’s decades-long fight for acceptance to prove they deserve equality.
Gay Believers: Homosexuality and Religion
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 10,510. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2010 by Mason Crest an Imprint of National Highlights, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Politics and society
For centuries, organized religion has been a main force behind the prejudice and rejection of the LGBT community. Members of this community have struggled with the conflicts of being both religious and gay, but many are beginning to find support and inclusion. Learn about how the world’s major religious traditions view homosexuality and how many have grown to accept LGBT people as they are.
Something Like Summer
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Series: Something Like..., Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,140. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Love, like everything in the universe, cannot be destroyed. But over time it can change. The hot Texas nights were lonely for Ben before his heart began beating to the rhythm of two words; Tim Wyman. By all appearances, Tim had the perfect body and ideal life, but when a not-so-accidental collision brings them together, Ben discovers that the truth is rarely so simple.