LGBTQ+

National Coming Out Day October, 11th

Every person who speaks up changes more hearts and minds, and creates new advocates for equality. --The Human Rights Campaign (HRC)

EARLY ELEMENTARY READS

UPPER ELEMENTARY READS

MIDDLE SCHOOL READS

HIGH SCHOOL READS

“I had never realized before how much you can take from someone by not allowing them the words they need to describe themselves. How can you know there are other people like you, when you’ve never had a name to call yourself?”
LORD OF SHADOWS by Cassandra Clare

Need more resources for finding recommended LGBTQ+ lit?

Denver Public Schools OverDrive eBooks/audiobooks: LGBTQ+ Reads Collection


Common Sense Media


LGBTQIA+ YA Masterlist


For DPS Library Staff: In Titlewave, use Tag Explorer to search for titles using the LGBTQ tag.

This flyer is a part of Library Services Diverse Books Initiative that seeks to support culturally responsive education in Denver Public Schools where all students have equitable access to reading materials that reflect and honor their lives, and connect them with the world.
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