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BOOKS for Youth
A Boy's Own Story  - Edmund White
All American Boys - Frank Mosca
Annie On My Mind - John Reid
Blackbird - Larry Duplechan
Chicana Lesbian - Carla Trujillo
Coming Out to Parents - Mary Borhek
*Free Your Mind* - Ellen Bass/Kate Kaufman
How Town - Michael Nava
In The Life - Joseph Beam
Martina - Martina Navratilova
*One Teenager in 10: Writings by Gay and Lesbian Youth* - Ann Heron
Patience and Sarah - Isabel Miller
Reflections of a Rock Lobster - Aaron Fricke
Rubyfruit Jungle - Rita Mae Brown
The Persian Boy - Mary Renault
Two Teenagers in 20: Writings by Gay and Lesbian Youth - Ann Heron
When Someone You Know is Gay -  Daniel and Susan Cohen
Young, Gay and Proud: A Resource Book for Gay & Lesbian Youth - Sasha Alyson


Books for Parents
Beyond Acceptance - Grifin/Wirth
Coming Out to Parents: A Two-Way Survival Guide... - MV. Borhek
Different Daughters Louise Rafkin
The Family Heart:  A Memoir of When Our Son Came Out - RF Dew
Gay - What You Should Know About Homosexuality - Morton Hunt
Is The Homosexual My Neighbor? - Scanzoni/Mollenkott
Journey to Moriah - Rhea Murray
Loving Someone Gay - Don Clark
My Son Eric/Coming Out to Parents - Mary Borhek
Now That You Know - Fairchild/Howard
Parent's Matter - Ann Muller
Positively Gay - Berzon/Leighton
Prayers for Bobby: A Mother Comes to Terms w/the Suicide of Her Gay Son - M Griffin, L Aaron
Straight Parents, Gay Children: Keeping Families Together - RA Bernstein

Books for Professionals Provider's Handbook: Working with LGBT Youth* - Michele O'Mara
*Lesbian and Gay Youth:  Care and Counseling* - Caitlin Ryan, D. Futterman WEB SITE for BOOK
Ethnic and Cultural Diversity Among Lesbians and Gay Men - B Greene
Gay and Lesbian Youth:  Expressions of Gay and Lesbian Youth - Richard Savin-Williams
Textbook of Homosexuality and Mental Health - RP Cabaj, TS Stein
Becoming Visible: A Reader in Gay and Lesbian History for High School and College Students - Kevin Jennings

Religion and Homosexuality
Taking A Chance on God Father - John McNeil
The Church and the Homosexual Father - John McNeil
The Lord is My Shepherd, and He Knows That I'm Gay - Reverend Troy Perry
Pastor, I'm Gay - Reverend


Brochures
"Coming Out to Parents."
Booklet for Parents and Youth.
Available Free From P-FLAG:
PO Box 24565
Los Angeles, CA 90024
(Send a Self-addressed envelope.)
Brochure on the WEB

"I Think I Might Be Gay...Now What Do I Do?"
and "I Think I Might Be Lesbian...Now What Do I Do?"
Campaign to End Homophobia.
Box 819
Cambridge, MA 02139.

Educational Resources
Stopping Anti-gay Abuse of students in public schools:
A legal perspective
Lambda Legal Defense Education Fund
666 Broadway, Suite 1200
New York, NY 10012-1237
Attn: Publications
This is a primer for students, parents, and attorney's who are ready to take action against anti-gay abuse in our nation's public school system.

"Addressing the needs of Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Youth:
The origins of Project 10 and School-based Intervention."
7850 Melrose Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90046
This is a chronicle of the formation and expansion of a counseling and educational program for GLB youth called Project 10 at Fairfax High School in Los Angeles, CA.

Harvard Graduate School of Education
Gay and Lesbian High School Curriculum and Staff Development Project.
Arthur Lipkin, EdD
210 Longfellow Hall
Cambridge, MA 02138
617.491.495.8510 (fax) or 617.491.5301

"Safe Schools Regional Workshop Book I and Book II."
The Commonwealth of MA Department of Education
350 Main Street
Malden MA 02148-5023
This is a two-part resource which represents the response by the Department of Education in Massachusetts to the recommendations that resulted from the Governor's Commission on Gay and Lesbian Youth Education Report in February 1993.

Seicus: (Sex Information and Education Council of the United States)
130 West 4nd Street, Suite 2500
New York, NY 10036
212.819.9770

The Teacher's Group of Colorado:
Tracy Phariss
PO Box 280346
Lakewood, CO 80228-0346
303.232.3789
E-mail:

Hotlines
National AIDS Hotline (CDC) 800.342.AIDS
National Runaway Switchboard & Adolescent Suicide Hotline 800.621.4000
Department of Justice Hate Crimes Hotline 800.347.HATE
LYRIC Gay Youth Talk Line (San Francisco, CA) 800.246.PRIDE
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 6:30pm-9pm PST, Tuesday, Thursday 4-9pm PST)
The Out Youth Austin Help line 800.96.YOUTH
Everyday 5:30pm-9:3opm CST)

The Trevor Hotline (24 Hours a day/365 Days a Year) 800-850-8078

Pen Pal Programs
(Send a self-addressed, stamped envelope)
Alyson Publication, Letter Exchange
40 Plympton Street, Boston, MA 02118

Bay Area Sexual Minority Youth Network (BASMYN)
POB 460268, San Francisco, CA 94146-0268

Gay and Lesbian Community Service Center - Youth Outreach
Pen Pal Program
1625 North Hudson Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90028

IYG
POB 20716
Indianapolis, IN 46220

Posters
**"Safe Place"**
This invaluable poster is great for counseling offices, youth centers, classrooms and even at home. It states in bold "This is a Safe Place to Talk About..." and is followed by a comprehensive list of safe topics to discuss, ranging from eating disorders, and abuse, to homosexuality and dating. Available for $10 each or reduced fee for bulk orders at:
Wildflower Resource Network
4722 Crestview Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46205
317.726.1264
EMAIL

"Homophobia is the Crime"
"Heterosexism/Homophobia"
"Walt Whitman"
"Natalie Barney Civil Right Special Rights"
"Absolute Queer:It's Not Just About Sex"
Available at: University of Massachusetts at Amherst's
Program for Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Concern
Crampton House SW, Amherst, MA 01003
413.545.4824.

"Unfortunately, History Has Set The Record A Little Too Straight."
This is a poster with ten historical figures who were gay/lesbian/bisexual.
Available at: Tattered Cover Bookstore
1536 Winkop SE, Denver, CO 80202
303.322.7727

"What Can You Do? 
Your Best Friend Has Just Told You, I'm Gay."
Available for $5 from:
Wingspan Ministry of
St. Paul Reformation, Lutheran Church
100 North Oxford Street
St. Paul, MN 55104
612.224.3371

"You are Not Alone."
"No One is Immune."
Hetrick-Martin Institute Inc.
2 Astor Place, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10003
212.674.2400

Support Group Resources For Youth
National Directory:"Out Proud! Gay, Lesbian &
Bisexual Resource Directory."
POB 24589, San Jose, CA 95118-4589
orE-Mail

A comprehensive listing of Community Centers
P-FLAG Chapters and Youth Groups
This information is updated on-line and can be found on the World
World Wide Web to find theQueer America database
and find resources throughout the United States.

Lambda Youth Network (Contact this network to locate resources in your area.)
PO Box 7911
Culver City, CA 90233
E-Mail

For Parents
  National PFLAG Office
  Contact the office to find the nearest PFLAG support group to you.
  1012 14th Street, NW, Suite 700
  Washington, DC  20005
  202.638.4200

Videos
Gay Youth.
Wolfe Video, PO Box 64, New Almaden, CA 95042
40 minutes. Documentary on the topic. $60

Sexual Orientation: Reading Between the Labels
Newist, Studio B, University of Wisconsin, Green Bay, WI 54311
800.633.7445

Who's Afraid of Project 10?  Friends of Project 10
7850 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90046
23 minutes. Profile of one of the nation's first in school gay youth groups

We Are Not Invisible
Available at IYG, PO Box 20716, Indianapolis, IN 46220
317.541.8726
Highlighting Wilson Cruz, star of former television series, "My So Called Life," who shares his experiences as a gay male with seventy-five other gay, lesbian and bisexual youth.

Video Lending Library
IYG has a video lending library with over 50 titles.
Call 317.541.8726 to request information on the lending agreement, and a listing of available videos.($5.00 shipping and handling - for use up to 2 weeks).



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