How and Why to Use LGBTQ+ Inclusive Language in Psychology.
In this guidebook, we raise awareness and help inform readers and mental health professionals about inclusive language best practices, why inclusive language is crucial for people's mental health, and how the LGBTQ+ community can be affected by the language we choose to use in our practice and daily communication. We worked with David Alonzo, a GLSEN certified professional development facilitator, to create this in-depth resource and to provide our readers with the best tips for developing inclusive language skills.Learn More
"Welcome to the Anti-Racism Movement - Here's What You've Missed" by Ijeoma Oluo.Learn More
White People: This Is How To Check Your Privilege When Asking People of Color For Their Labor by Sophia Stephens
A wonderful article that acts as a reminder that feminism should be intersectional.Learn More
Where Are All the Bisexuals?
by Emily White, HowlroundLearn More
The Realities Of Being A Gay Woman Working In Theatre
by Hannah Hauer-King, Elle MagazineLearn More
Theatre Artists with Disabilities are Ready, Willing, and, Yes, Able
by Allison Considine, American Theatre MagazineLearn More
The Boys in the Band Get to Broadway. Why Not the Girls?
by Elisabeth Vincentcelli. “The discrepancy between the visibility of gay men and the invisibility of gay women is frustration, but sadly not all that surprising.”Learn More
The ABCs of LGBT+ by Ash Mardell
The ABCs of LGBT+ is a #1 Bestselling LGBT book and is essential reading for questioning teens, teachers or parents looking for advice, or anyone who wants to learn how to talk about gender identity and sexual identity.Learn More
Stone Butch Blues by Leslie Feinberg
Stone Butch Blues, Leslie Feinberg’s 1993 first novel, is widely considered in and outside the U.S. to be a groundbreaking work about the complexities of gender. The 20th Anniversary Author’s Edition of Stone Butch Blues is available as a free PDF copy here.Learn More
Stealing the Herd
by Ring of Keys Member Carolyn Gage, HowlroundLearn More
GLSEN’s Journals & Books List
GLSEN's research staff regularly contribute to peer-reviewed academic journals, practitioner publications and books. Their articles and book chapters take an in-depth look at a variety of LGBTQ topics in K-12 education. Journal articles are often accessible via university libraries or your local public library.Learn More
Gender Outlaw: On Men, Women, and the Rest of Us by Kate Bornstein
Gender Outlaw was decades ahead of its time when it was first published in 1994. Now, some twenty-odd years later, this book stands as both a classic and a still-revolutionary work—one that continues to push us gently but profoundly to the furthest borders of the gender frontier.Learn More
Explaining White Privilege - The Best of Everyday Feminism
Another wonderful article that acts as a reminder that feminism should be intersectional.Learn More
Don’t Call Me “Ma’am”: On the Politics of Trans Casting
by MJ Kaufman, HowlroundLearn More
Debunking “Trans Women Are Not Women” Arguments
by Julia Serano, MediuLearn More
Deaf West Artistic Director David Kurs: Why Deaf Actors Should Be Cast to Play Deaf Characters
by Jessica Gelt, Los Angeles TimesLearn More
Changed For Good: A Feminist History of the Broadway Musical
From the Cold War to today, Stacy Wolf highlights the women of the American musical theatre world in this book. Feminism. History. Theatre history - what more could we ask for in a book?Learn More
Brown University’s Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies Journals
Numerous peer-review specialized journals from Brown University, covering an extensive list of topics.Learn More
Believably Trans: Who Counts as Trans Onstage?
by MJ Kaufman, HowlroundLearn More
Are Lesbians The Black Sheep of Broadway?
by Trish BendixLearn More
A Quick and Easy Guide to They/Them Pronouns by Archie Bongiovanni and Tristan Jimerson
Archie, a snarky genderqueer artist, is tired of people not understanding gender neutral pronouns. Tristan, a cisgender dude, is looking for an easy way to introduce gender neutral pronouns to his increasingly diverse workplace. The longtime best friends team up in this short and fun comic guide that explains what pronouns are, why they matter, and how to use them.Learn More