This page has a dual focus. Here you’ll find non-fiction books geared toward queer teenagers and also books about issues with teenagers and LGBT families.
Please feel free to recommend books for this page. Reader input is always appreciated!
Always My Child: A Parent’s Guide to Understanding Your Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgendered or Questioning Son or Daughter by Kevin Jennings and Pat Shapiro. Please see my April 28th, 2012 post for my review.
Helping Your Transgender Teen: A Guide for Parents by Irwin Krieger. Please see my March 10th, 2012 post for my review.
Crisis: 40 Stories Revealing the Personal, Social, and Religious Pain and Trauma of Growing Up Gay in America by Mitchell Gold and Mindy Drucker. Please see my March 7th, 2012 post for my review.
Let’s Get This Straight: The Ultimate Handbook for Youth with LGBTQ Parents by Tina Fakhrid-Deen. Please see my December 7th, 2011 post for my review.
Queer: The Ultimate LGBT Guide for Teens by Kathy Belge (Dipstick of Lipstick and Dipstick fame) and Mark Bieschke, Senior Editor of the San Francisco Bay Guardian. Please see my August 10th 2011 post for my review.
Coming Out, Coming In: Nurturing the Well-Being and Inclusion of Gay Youth in Mainstream Society by Linda Goldman. Please see my May 21st, 2011 post for my review.