LGBT Teen Bibliography

The LGBT Non-Fiction Bibliography and LGBT Teen Internet Resources List were compiled by Lynn Evarts, a high school librarian and speaker on lgbt issues and books for young adults. She can be contacted at with questions or comments

LGBT Non-Fiction Bibliography

Andrews, Nancy. Family: A Portrait of Gay and Lesbian America. Harper, 1994.

Beck, Gad. An Underground Life: Memoirs of a Gay Jew in Nazi Berlin. University of Wisconsin Press, 1999.

Bono, Chastity. Family Outing. Little, Brown, 1998.

Burke, Phyllis. Family Values: Two Moms and Their Son. Random House, 1993.

Clausen, Jan. Beyond Gay or Straight: Understanding Sexual Orientation. Chelsea House, 1997.

Ford, Michael Thomas. Outspoken: Role Models from the Lesbian and Gay Community. Morrow, 1998.

Gillespie, Peggy. Love make a Family: Portraits of Lebian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Parents and Their Families. University of Massachusetts, 1995.

Jennings, Kevin, ed. Becoming Visible: A reader in gay and lesbian history for high school and college students. Alyson, 1994.

Kuklin, Susan. Speaking Out: Teenagers Take on Race, Sex and Identity. G.P. Putnam, 1993.

Pollack, Rachel and Cheryl Schwartz. The Journey Out: A Guide for and about Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Teens. Puffin Books, 1995.

The Shared Heart: Portraits and Stories Celebrating Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Young People. William Morrow, 1997.

Woog, Dan. Friends and Family: True Stories of Gay America’s Straight Allies. Alyson, 1999.


LGBT Teen Internet Resource
An older (1995) list that is unusual because it deals with picture books up to young adult books.
Links to many wonderful LGBT sites, including Elight, a LGBT youth online community.
A webzine for queer and questioning youth.
A national database for lesiban and gay resources for youth

Young Adult Fiction with Gay/Lesbian Content, 1969-2000

A Chronological Bibliography
Compiled June 2000

This bibliography has been compiled by Christine Jenkins, Graduate School of Library and Information Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. If you would like a copy, please send a self-addressed, stamped business-size evelope to the Wisconsin Women’s Network office at 122 State Street, #404, Madison WI 53703, and we’ll send you one.