The ABC's of LGBT+

The ABC's of LGBT+

by Ashley Mardell

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Overview

#1 Best Seller in Transgender Studies and Bisexuality ─ Are you seeking a deeper understanding of gender identity and sexual identity?

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 Details

ISBN-13: 9781633534094
Publisher: Mango Media
Publication date: 10/25/2016
Pages: 190
Sales rank: 115,302
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

• Introduction

• 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

• Other

Gender Identities

• Sex Vs. Gender: How are they different?

• Explaining Some Identities

• Conclusion

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