Tag Archives: LGBTQ

Review Wednesday: Skim by Mariko and Jillian Tamaki

There are a lot of amazing graphic novels that I would love to talk about but┬áSkim, like┬áThe March, really makes you feel the experience of someone-probably-not-you. It builds empathy in readers for a novel situation, which is what I’ve been … Continue reading

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2013 Rainbow List

So the ALA awards have been announced. And there are some really exciting calls on there. But in award season, I wanted to draw special attention to the 2013 Rainbow List of 50 outstanding books for youth about GLBTQ issues. … Continue reading

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Best Friends and Change

I just got back to VT after spending a week down south visiting family (and seeing my little sister in the roller derby!) and then over to New Hampshire for the weekend to see two of my dearest friends. And … Continue reading

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Unpacking Straight Privilege

My friend Alex sent this list to me about the differences gay folk have to deal with on a daily basis. While you’re reading through this list, think about how these things would feel to a teen struggling to understand … Continue reading

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A Mom Becomes A Man, And A Family Sticks Together from NPR

Hey y’all, I promise to have an opinion on something again soon, but I’m wicked busy with work and life right now. For now, this is another feature from my Welcoming Congregation class at the UU church. A Mom Becomes … Continue reading

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“It’s OK to Be Neither” by Melissa Bollow Temple

My Unitarian Universalist Church is trying to earn the monicker of “Welcoming Congregation” which means that we would officially be welcoming to LGBTQ folks. As part of the process, several of us are taking a class about queer issues. Last … Continue reading

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