Books tagged: lgbt youth

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A Passing Phase
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 77,740. Language: American English. Published: March 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian
Out of a desire to be “normal,” a closeted high school senior enters therapy and strives to become heterosexual, only to set off on a wild and crazy ride with so many twists and turns, he’s not sure whether to stay on or get off.
A Christmas Princess
Price: Free! Words: 1,160. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
To be a girl trapped in a boy’s body is not easy, not even on Christmas. A time of tinsel, twinkling lights, and beautiful wrappings shouldn’t be laced with dread and anxiety, but for Danny it is. He likes colours, glitter, and sparkles. He wants to have shiny handbags and pretty dresses. But Dad says he can’t because Danny is a boy. The problem is he doesn’t want to be a boy.
The Proximity Power
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,800. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
(4.50)
Wray was just minding his own business when he encounters a girl jumping off of a bridge--a girl no one else can see. By helping her, he finds himself crossing a line into a different world, with it's own set of rules. And whatever was after the girl he saved is now after him! If he wants to live to see 17, he has to learn how to control his new 'powers', fast!
Bani- Like A Prayer
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,310. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian
Bani once again finds herself in the precarious position of peacemaker. One of her classmates, Ryan, a victim of bullying, attempts suicide. When she takes on this new challenge of making it better right now, she is thrown into the secretive world of ex-gay reparative therapy. Can she stop the bullies at her school? Can she stop Ryan from being sent to ex-gay prison camp—a certain death for him?
Refuse
You set the price! Words: 80,500. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
(4.56)
Dean, a 22-year old female-to-male-transsexual, is no LGBT poster boy. Unemployed, depressed, mid-transition, friendless, and still living in the upstairs bedroom of his parents’ house, he can think of little to do but write his memoir. In the third person, he tells the tale of his would-be love affair with his college roommate, Colin, another trans man with a girlfriend and a successful band.
Something Like Summer
Series: Something Like..., Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 94,980. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » New adult, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
(4.33)
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.
Gay Believers: Homosexuality and Religion
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 10,510. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2010 by National Highlights, Inc.. Categories: 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.
What Causes Sexual Orientation? Genetics, Biology, Psychology
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 8,320. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2010 by National Highlights, Inc.. Categories: 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.
Feeling Wrong in Your Own Body: Understanding What It Means to be Transgender
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 8,910. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2010 by National Highlights, Inc.. Categories: 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.
Smashing Stereotypes: What Does It Mean to Be Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, or Transgender?
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 8,390. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2010 by National Highlights, Inc.. Categories: 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.