Bibliography of Resources by Topic: glbtq

This bibliography includes references to books, video and curricula that aim to inform the public about sexual violence and its aftermath.

This is often a difficult topic to discuss and to learn about. We hope that this list will prove useful to individuals and groups searching for information on this topic. These lists are provided for information purposes only. The Arizona Department of Health Services and the University of Arizona do not specifically endorse the materials listed herein. For more information about a specific resource please contact the listed publisher or distributor directly.

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Positively Informed: Lesson Plans and Guidance for Sexuality Educators and Advocates
Addresses various topics such as sexuality, gender issues, discriminatory attitudes, sexual violence, anatomy, physiology, and puberty, and sexual decision making. Includes classroom ready resource kit of lesson plans. Available in web-based format as a PDF document (free).
Author:
Andrea Irvin
Release Date Year:
2004
Language:
English
Media Type:
Curricula
Target Audience:
Adolescents
Publisher/Producer:
International Women’s Health Coalition
Releated Topics:
Transgender Basics
Shares personal stories from the LGBT community regarding sex, identity and gender roles. 20-minute internet video (free).
Author:
Rosa Juel Nordentoft
Release Date Year:
2008
Language:
English
Media Type:
Online Video
Target Audience:
Practitioners / Professionals and Service Providers
Publisher/Producer:
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center
Releated Topics:
Can LGBTQ + School = Safe?
Examines discrimination and violence in public schools. 28-minute DVD
Language:
English
Media Type:
Video
Target Audience:
Not provided
Publisher/Producer:
Beyondmedia Education; Youth Media Producers; the Coalition for Education onSexual Orientation; and Gay Lesbian, Straight, Education Network
Releated Topics:
Straightlaced

Focuses on how media influences culture, body image, and behavior based on stories told by teens who consider themselves straight, lesbian, gay, bisexual, or questioning.

Language:
English
Media Type:
Video
Target Audience:
Adolescents
Publisher/Producer:
GroundSpark
Being Gay: Coming Out in the 21st Century
Discusses the benefits of coming out, examines the six stages of acceptance, and portrays the health risks of non-acceptance. 25-minute video available in VHS or DVD format. Includes a teacher’s guide
Available From:
Release Date Year:
2003
Language:
English
Media Type:
Video
Target Audience:
Not provided
Publisher/Producer:
Cambridge Educational Production
Releated Topics:
SPEAK UP! : Improving the Lives of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, & Transgendered Youth
Making schools LGBT safe and welcoming. 30-minute DVD
Author:
John Kazlauskas
Release Date Year:
2001
Language:
English
Media Type:
Video
Target Audience:
Schools
Publisher/Producer:
Sut Jhally
Releated Topics:
Sexo Protegido (Safer Sex and STD's)
Safe sex for lesbians. 14-minute video available in VHS format. Spanish with English subtitles
Author:
Teresa Cuadra & Suzanne Newman
Release Date Year:
1999
Language:
Spanish
Media Type:
Video
Target Audience:
Hispanic community
Publisher/Producer:
Fanlight Productions
Releated Topics:
From Hate Crimes to Human Rights: A Tribute to Matthew Shepard
A book that drags hidden homophobia out into the open and examines of the interconnections of prejudice and hate crimes in the lives of LGBT individuals. 233-page book
Author:
Mary Swigonski (editor), Robin S. Mama (editor), and Kelly Ward (editor)
Available From:
Release Date Year:
2001
Language:
English
Media Type:
Book
Target Audience:
Not provided
Publisher/Producer:
Haworth Press
Dangerous Families: Queer Writing on Surviving
A book by queer survivors documenting the difficulties growing up in a culture that denies their gender, sexual, and social identities. 227-page book
Author:
Mattilda, aka Matt Bernstein Sycamore
Available From:
Release Date Year:
2003
Language:
English
Media Type:
Book
Target Audience:
Practitioners / Professionals and Service Providers, Survivors
Publisher/Producer:
Haworth Press