Recommended Reading PFLAG Belleville Website

The books listed below cover all LGBTQ orientations/gender identities and may be of interest to their parents and friends.
Don't forget to check your local library; they may have some of these books.
Also this is not an endorsement for; but they have most of the books we are recommending.  Check other sources if you wish to purchase some of these books



Unconditional: A Guide to Loving and Supporting Your LGBTQ Child Available at Amazon

Straight Parents, Gay Children by Robert A. Bernstein Available at Amazon

Beyond Acceptance by Carolyn Welch Griffin and Marian and Arthur Wirth Available at Amazon

So Now You Know by Betty Fairchild, Nancy Hayward Available at Amazon

Coming Out An Act of Love by Rob Eichberg Available at Amazon

Its Not About You –The Modern Guide to Coming Out by Marc Adams Author's Website

Always My Child by Kevin Jennings Available at Amazon

Born to Be Damned by B.A. Buttz Available at Amazon

Love Ellen by Betty De Generes Available at Amazon

Is It A Choice? by Eric Marcus Author's Website

What the Bible Really Says About Homosexuality by Daniel A. Helminiak Ph.D. Available at Amazon - Author's Website

Outing Yourself How to Come Out As Lesbian or Gay Available at Amazon

To Your Family, Friends, Co-workers by Michelangelo Signorile Available at Amazon

Mom Dad I'm Gay - How Families Negotiate Coming Out by Rich Savin-Williams Available at Amazon

Gay by God by Rev. Michael S. Piazza Available at Amazon

Steven Petrow's Complete Gay & Lesbian Manners: The Definitive Guide to LGBT Life Links to purchase

Stranger at the Gate by Mel White.    Available at Amazon

Rescuing the Bible from Fundamentalism: A Bishop Rethinks the Meaning of Scripture by John Shelby Spong.    Available at Amazon

Homosexuality in the Church: Both Sides of the Debate by Jeffrey K Siker.    Available at Amazon

Changing Our Mind by David P Gushee.   Available at Amazon

The Bibles Yes to Same Sex Marriage: an Evangelicals Change of Heart by  Mark Achtemeier.    Available at Amazon

Jesus, the Bible, and Homosexuality:Explode the Myths, Heal the Church by Jack Rogers.   Available at Amazon

What God Has Joined Together: the Christian Case for Gay Marriage by David G Meyers and Letha Dawson Scanzoni   Available at Amazon

Allies at Work: Creating a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Inclusive Work Environment by Dr. David M Hall   Available at Amazon

Virtually NORMAL : An Argument about Homosexuality by Andrew Sullivan   Available at Amazon

TRANS-KIN   A Guide for Family and Friends of Transgender People by Eleanor A. Hubbard and Cameron T. Whitely  Available at Amazon

Gay Straight and the Reason Why: the Science of Sexual Orientation  by Simon Levay    Available at Amazon

Families Like Mine: Children of Gay Parents Tell It Like It Is. By Abigail Garner   Available at Amazon

Transgender Explained by Joanne Herman   Available at Amazon

The Transgender Child by Stephanie Brill and Rachel Pepper   Available at Amazon

Gender Born, Gender Made by Diane Ehrensaft  PhD    Available at Amazon

Dvd’s with curriculums -  All of these are available from Groundspark.  You may have to Google the title to get the right link.

Groundspark  Respect for All Project.     

It’s Elementary  Talking about gay issues in elementary school     Goggle the title – It’s available from many sources.

It’s Still ELEMENTARY     .

Lets Get Real  Lessons and Activities to address name calling and bullying in middle school 

Straightlaced  How Gender Has Us All Tied Up for high school