Educational Resources

Educational Resources

At the LGBTQ Center Library, we house thousands of informative and insightful books.  In particular, we have many that pertain to family-oriented issues.  You are welcome to borrow them from us, purchase them from a bookstore or find them at your local library.  Some books that we recommend as resources for parents include the following:


Families of Value: Gay & Lesbian Parents and their Children Speak Out (Jane Drucker)

Lesbian and Gay Families Speak Out (Jane Drucker)

Eve's New Rib (Robert Francoeur)

Families Like Mine:  Children of Gay Parents Tell It Like It Is (Abigail Garner)

Beyond Acceptance (Carolyn Welch Griffin, Marian J. Worth, Arthur G. Worth)

Out of the Ordinary: Essays on Growing Up With Gay, Lesbian and Transgender Parents (Noelle Howey and Ellen Samuels)

Always My Child (Kevin Jennings)

My Child is Gay (Bryce McDougall)

For Your Own Good:  Hidden Cruelty in Child-Rearing and the Roots of Violence (Alice Miller)

Parents Matter (Ann Muller)

A Member of the Family: Gay Men Write About Their Families (Bob Summers, Michael Bronski)

Growing Up Straight:  What Every Parent Should Know About Homosexuality (Peter and Barbara Wyden)

Women in Love: Portraits of Lesbian Mothers and Their Families (Barbara Seyda and Diane Herrera)

Love Makes A Family (Gigi Kaeser/Peggy Gillespie)

All Families are Different (Sol Gordon)

Mom, Dad.  I'm Gay:  How Families Negotiate Coming Out (Ritch C. Savin-Williams)