2014 Lambda Literary Award Finalist: LGBT Nonfiction

“You Can Tell Just By Looking” breaks down the most commonly held misconceptions about lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and their lives. In this book, three scholars and activists come together to unpack enduring, popular, and deeply held myths about lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people, culture, and life in America.

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Book Cover for Family Pride 

Family Pride is an invaluable portrait and roadmap on how to thrive as an LGBT family.

Family Pride is the first book for queer parents, families, and allies that emphasizes community safety. Drawing on his years as a dedicated community activist and on the experiences of LGBT parents, Michael Shelton offers concrete strategies that LGBT families can use to intervene in and resolve difficult community issues, teach their children resiliency skills, and find safe and respectful programs for their children.

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“Keen’s book is must reading for all gay youth and those who care about them.” —Kevin M. Cathcart, executive director, Lambda Legal

“Keen’s book is brilliant in its concise and well-researched treatment of complex legal issues for LGBT people. Engaging and accessible, it offers a unique and smart focus on the rights of young gay people in each facet of their lives.” —Urvashi Vaid, author of Virtual Equality and Executive Director of the Arcus Foundation

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Book Cover for Come Out and Win 

“Unique and invaluable, this is the essential guide for anyone wanting to advance equal rights for LGBT people.” —Matt Foreman, Executive Director National Gay and Lesbian Task Force

“An invitation to change the world can’t be taken lightly, unless it’s delivered with the sure and light touch of an engaging, dedicated organizer like Sue Hyde. Turn the pages and be the new world.” —Jewelle Gomez, author and activist

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