LGBT Parents


Advocates for Youth: Parent’s Sex Ed Center,

Allan Guttmacher Institute,

Honest Exchange, LLC,

Genderplayful Marketplace, Genderplayful is a plan for a new clothing marketplace that celebrates diversity in gender presentation and body types.

Real Life, Real Talk,

SIECUS: Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States,

Sex Etc: A website for teens by teens,

Talking With Kids about Tough Issues,


1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children Ages 2-12 by Thomas W. Phelan

Beyond Acceptance: Parents of Lesbians and Gays Talk About Their Experiences by Carolyn Welch Griffin, Marian J. Wirth, Arthur G. Wirth

How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk byAdele Faber & Elaine Mazlish

The Lesbian Parenting Book: A Guide to Creating Families and Raising Children by D. Merilee Clunis & G. Dorsey Green

The Queer Parent’s Primer: A Lesbian and Gay Families’ Guide to Navigating the Straight World by Stephani BrillRaising Children Compassionately: Parenting the Nonviolent Communication Way by Marshall B. Rosenberg

Transgender Child: A Handbook for Families and Professionals by Stephane Brill & Rachel Pepper

Children’s Books

10,000 Dresses by Marcus Ewert

And Tango Makes Three by Justin Richardson

The Family Book by Todd Parr

It’s So Amazing by Robbie H. Harris

It’s Perfectly Normal by Robbie H. Harris

King and King by Linda de Haan

My Princess Boy by Cheryl Kilodavis,

The Sissy Duckling by Harvey Fierstein

Additional Resources

Resource Sheet: Talking about Sexuality in Your Family

Sex Matters Presentation: Tips and Tools for Talking about Sexuality in Your Family

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