The International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT) is a global campaign to raise awareness about the ongoing discrimination, violence and marginalization faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and intersex people and all of those with diverse sexual orientations, gender identities or expression, and sex characteristics.
Celebrate diversity and advocate for the rights of 2SLGBTQIA+ people by combating homophobia, transphobia and biphobia.
Learn about IDAHOBIT on It Gets Better Canada's website or May17.org.
My Voice Is A Trumpet by Jimmie Allen
From voices tall as a tree to voices small as a bee, each voice deserves to be heard and has the potential to change the world. Ages 3-7.
Pride And Joy by Frank J. Sileo
Joy loves her big brother, Noah. But When Noah is teased for being gay, Joy wants to help! Join Joy in learning what it means to be an ally to the 2SLGBTQIA+ community in this charming picture book. Featuring a reading guide for adults and questions for discussion. Ages 4 to 8.
Intersection Allies: We Make Room For All by Carolyn Choi and Chelsea Johnson
Nine interconnected characters proudly describe themselves and their backgrounds, involving topics that range from a physical disability to language brokering, offering an opportunity to take pride in a personal story and connect to the collective struggle for justice. Ages 6-12.
Gay & Lesbian History For Kids by Jerome Pohlen
It would be easy to get the impression that the campaign for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) equality is a recent development, but it is only the final act in a struggle that started more than a century ago. The history is told through personal stories and firsthand accounts of the movement's key events. Ages 9+.
Pride: The Celebration and the Struggle by Robin Stevenson
Examines the importance of embracing diversity and fighting for freedom and equality for lesbians, gays, bisexuals, and transgender people around the world. Ages 9-12.
Biphobia - Deal With It: And Be More Than A Bystander by Gordon More
Prejudice and discrimination affect people with different sexual identities than the poles of gay and straight. This book helps readers identify biphobia and start a conversation about how to deal with it. Ages 9 to 14.
Rainbow History Class by Hannah McElhinney
Your entry into 2SLGBTQIA+ history, sharing queer and trans stories from Ancient civilizations all the way up to the internet.
Surviving Transphobia edited by Laura A. Jacobs
An anthology by transgender and gender nonbinary celebrities and experts on endurance during times of severe hostility. We have survived; here's how. And if we can survive... so can you.