LGBTQ Issues Reviews

Being LGBTQ : ISBN 978-1-68282-913-4 / eBook: 978-1-68282-914-1
Gender Identity : ISBN 978-1-68282-915-8 / eBook: 978-1-68282-916-5
LGBTQ Rights and Activism : ISBN 978-1-68282-917-2 / eBook: 978-1-68282-918-9
Violence Against the LGBTQ Community : ISBN 978-1-68282-919-6 / eBook: 978-1-68282-920-2
School Library Journal, November 1, 2020

Gr 6 Up—These titles follow a format similar to the publisher’s “Bias in America” series, but they focus specifically on LGBTQ concerns. The text provides facts, personal accounts, and support for young people who identify as LGBTQ. The informative personal stories also serve as guidance, such as talking to parents about being gay. The text also describes how gender identity is not a psychological problem as once believed by the public and medical community, but a biological reality. This series lets readers take a deep dive into each topic. The experiences shared throughout will foster compassion and understanding. Source notes, a list of organizations, websites, further resources, and an expansive index are included, making this series fantastic for school projects. The colorful pages, photos, and graphics are visually appealing. VERDICT This series is ideal for learning more about LGBTQ issues and is valuable as both a research tool and a source that amplifies LGBTQ voices.