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Why read LGBTIQA+ fiction and nonfiction? To quote from Girl Mans Up, which you can borrow from the Kerferd Library - "People should just be allowed to look in the mirror and see all kinds of possibilities." (Girard, 2020)
LGBTIQ+ Inclusive Language Guide (Victorian Government, n.d.)
"This guide explains how to use language respectfully and inclusively when working with and referring to lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and gender diverse, intersex, and queer and questioning people." (Victorian Government, n.d.)
LGBTIQA+ communities Glossary of common terms (Australian Institute of Family Studies, n.d.)
"Understanding and using the language/terminology associated with the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender diverse, intersex, queer, asexual and questioning (LGBTIQA+)1 communities helps to ensure [interactions] are inclusive and respectful." (Australian Institute of Family Studies, n.d.)
Lambda Literary Awards
"The Lambda Literary Awards were born in 1989. The purpose of the Awards in the early years was to identify and celebrate the best lesbian and gay books in the year of their publication. (LAMBDA, n.d.)
Print books you can borrow
Audio books you can listen to 24/7
Don't forget to use your OverDrive Sora app to download and listen to these audiobooks offline. See the Kerferd Library Sora help page for details. These Sora audio books can be reserved by teachers for book assignments.
eBooks you can borrow 24/7