Being LGBTQ in America: Growing Up LGBTQ, 1st Edition

  • Duchess Harris
  • Rebecca Rowell
  • Published By: Essential Library
  • ISBN-10: 153217229X
  • ISBN-13: 9781532172298
  • DDC: 306.760973
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released January 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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This book explores what life is like for adolescents in the LGBTQ community, including topics like coming out, bullying and discrimination in school, and mental health. It also examines the creation of community and found family for LGBTQ people. Features include a glossary, further readings, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Homecoming for Sage Lovell.
2: What It Means to be LGBTQ.
3: Fighting Societal Norms.
4: Coming Out.
5: The School Experience.
6: Finding Family and Role Models.
7: The Challenges of Discrimination.
8: Looking Ahead.
9: Essential Facts.
Additional Resources.
Source Notes.
About The Authors.