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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. In The ABCs of LGBT+ , Ashley Mardell, a beloved blogger and YouTube star, answers many of your questions about:
- lgbt and lgbt+
- gender identity
- sexual identity
- teens in a binary world
- the LGBT family
- and more
Understanding gender identity and sexual identity: The 21st Century has seen very positive movement for LGBT+ rights. In the last few years the overturning of DOMA, the SCOTUS ruling in favor of the Marriage Equality Act, American transgender politicians elected to office, and landmark moments such as Apple becoming the most valuable company in the world under the leadership of an openly gay CEO have advanced LGBT awareness and understanding. In a world full of LGBT questions, Mardell’s The ABC’s of LGBT+ has the answers.
The trusted voice of Ashley Mardell: We are living in a post-binary world where gender fluency and awareness of gender identity and a real understanding of our LGBT family is essential. Ashley Mardell, one of the most trusted voices on YouTube, presents a detailed look at all things LGBT+ in this remarkable book. Along with in-depth definitions, personal anecdotes, helpful infographics, resources, and more; Mardell’s LGBT book is proof it does get better every day in a world where people are empowered by information and understanding. In Mardell’s own words, "This book is also for allies and LGBT+ people simply looking to pack in some extra knowledge… a critical part of acceptance. Learning about new identities broadens our understanding of humanity, heightens our empathy, and allows us different, valuable perspectives.”
|Product dimensions:||5.50(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.60(d)|
|Age Range:||12 - 16 Years|
About the Author
Ashley Mardell, originally from Minneapolis, Minnesota, blogs about her daily life on her YouTube channel. As a result of her kind heart and glowing spirit, Mardell has developed a strong bond with her viewers. She's trusted, loved and admired for her voice in the LGBTQIA+ community. Her insight and honest approach to LGBTQIA+ education has helped millions of kids and adults understand who they are.
Table of Contents
• Who is writing this book?
• What is this book about and why do I care?
• A disclaimer…
• Sexual and Romantic Orientations
• Sexual Vs. Romantic Orientations: How are they different?
• A Bit on Spectrums
• Explaining Some Identities
• Towards the ends of the spectrum
• In the Middle of the Spectrum
• Not fixed on the Spectrum
• Sex Vs. Gender: How are they different?
• Explaining Some Identities
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
This books is absolutely fantastic for starting or refreshing your knowledge about LGBTQIAP+ identities; I knew a lot of the information in the book, but also learned a lot too! I wish it was in basically every school and library, so more people could read it and educate themselves. It's very inclusive and easy to understand, which I really appreciated. It even acknowledges that not every definition given in the book is the absolute only definition for that identity (for example, one definition given for bisexual/biromantic in the book is being attracted to two or more genders, while I've heard some bi people define it as being attracted to genders similar to their own and different to their own.) I did find the footnotes that included websites to be a little unusable; I would like to visit those sites to learn more, but I don't know if I'm going to sit down and go through the whole book again and type out all of the urls to do that.
This is like a LGBT+ 101 textbook
The artwork is gorgeous, it's easy to understand without seeming patronizing, and just overall quite wonderful. Really helps to educate people on LGBTQIA+ identities.
This is a amazing book, I have been entertained and informed by reading this book. I love it Ashley you are amazing!