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They say you should never judge a book by its cover. Well, apparently British Labour MP Roger Godsiff didn’t get that memo when he suggested two LGBTQ-themed children’s books be yanked from the shelves of a school library in Birmingham, England. The 72-year-old admitted in an interview this week that he never actually read My Chacha is Gay, which tells the story of a Pakistani kid with a gay uncle, or My Princess Boy, about a boy who likes to dress up like a...
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"Prince & Knight," a kid-friendly title about a noble prince who finds true love in a knight instead of a maiden, is available now. GLAAD has announced its new collaboration with Bonnier Publishing USA to publish inclusive (and adorable) children’s books. First up in the ongoing collab is Prince & Knight, a reworked fairytale from author Daniel Haack about a prince whose search for a bride ends with a knight as his groom instead. The book, illustrated by Stevie Lewis, is...

Young readers will be able to learn the empowering true story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag with a picture book written by award-winning author, Rob Sanders. As we all know, Milk became the first openly gay elected official in America back in 1977, and was then shot and killed by ex-Supervisor Dan White in City Hall. Pride: The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag, recounts inspiring events from the life of the activist, as well as his...
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"I don't think we see other children's books showing these sorts of images,” claimed a parent who wanted “This Day in June” removed. A public library in Chicago has denied a request to remove a book about a gay Pride parade from the children’s section. Michaela Jaros claimed her 3-year-old daughter stumbled across Gayle E. Pitman and Kristyna Litten’s 2014 book This Day in June, published by Magination Press, a division of the American Psychological Association. Though perhaps “stumbled” isn’t the...
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"Santa's Husband" goes on sale October 10. A new children’s book will depict Santa as a gay black man in an interracial relationship, publisher Harper Design announced Tuesday. Santa’s Husband will tell the story of a black Santa and his white husband, both of whom live and work in the North Pole. In the book, Santa’s spouse often fills in for his partner at mall appearances, which is why so many people assume old Saint Nick is white. Daniel Kibblesmith, a staff...
Promised-Land

An amazing new children’s book sees a prince meet a farm boy and fall in love. The book, ‘Promised Land’ is written by Adam Reynolds and Chaz Harris. As well as seeing two main male characters become friends and fall in love, the book also features a strong female main character, who is able to save herself. All inhabitants of the book’s setting are equal, irrespective of physical appearance or sexual orientation. “The we consume as kids and young adults form our...
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"If you don’t see yourself in stories, you don’t see yourself in the world." New Zealand authors publish their LGBT children’s love story Promised Land. A new fairytale story is set to break the mould for children’s books with an uplifting LGBT-inclusive story. Promised Land, by Wellington-based authors Adam Reynolds and Chaz Harris, tells the story of a young Prince and a farm boy living in a forest, whose budding friendship blossoms into love. However, when the Queen re-marries, her sinister new husband...

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