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While no means exhaustive, we hope this brief list of resources may be of use to you. Please reach out for more. And did you know we have a library of children's, middle grades, and young adult texts featuring LGBTQIA themes and characters? 

Crisis Hotlines & National Centers

  • TrevorLifeline: 866-488-7386
    LGBT National Hotline: 888-843-4564 

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255 //

  • The Trevor Project


Local & Medical Resources

  • Anchor Health - Healthcare for Queer People by Queer People

  • The LOFT: LGBTQ Community  

  • Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) - Westchester 

  • LGBT Life Westchster

  • Westchester LGBTQ Community Resources

  • Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network (GLSEN) Hudson Valley

  • Rye High School's GSA  

Books / Articles (for Adults)

  • How to Support Your LGBTQ+ Kid When He, She or They Come Out

  • The ABC's of LGBT+: (Gender Identity Book for Teens, Teen & Young Adult LGBT Issues)

  • Non-binary pronouns. It’s complicated, but wonderful things usually are.

We are deeply committed to books - for all age readers - serving as windows, doors, and mirrors. The following sources provide books featuring themes of inclusion, diversity, kindness, LGBTQ, and gender.  We own many of these titles and will gladly lend them upon request. 

Compiled by the American Library Association, these books feature an array of diverse stories and identities representing the LGBTQIA+ youth experience in book for readers birth - 18.

A book list of favorite LGBTQ-inclusive books. This list includes a diverse array of stories, formats, time periods, identities, and reading levels.

From picture books and middle grade novels to YA novels and a collection of essays, poems, art, and stories, these 12 recent titles showcase a range of transgender and nonbinary voices and experiences

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