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10 best children’s books with same-sex parents

Rainbow families. Same-sex parents. 'Non-traditional' family structures. Or maybe just 'my mums' or 'my dads'. Whatever you call them, there are plenty of children for whom this is their everyday. Seeing yourself in books matters. All writers love to hear someone's reading their work, and finding something important in it - so messages like this… Continue reading 10 best children’s books with same-sex parents

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Beyond Gay Penguins: LGBTQ children’s and YA books, past, present and future

Sometimes a book event coincides so exactly with what you need to think harder about right. that. second. that you wonder if you've invented it. Happily, 'Are the Kids All Right? Representations of LGBTQ Characters in Children's and YA Literature' with B.J. Epstein, Mark Jennett and Letterbox Library at Housman's Radical Bookshop in King's Cross on Saturday was not… Continue reading Beyond Gay Penguins: LGBTQ children’s and YA books, past, present and future