Resources

Gender-Inclusive Resources for Teachers (we're so excited about this that it has its own page)

GenderJabber Resources (Resources created by us all in one place!)

LGBTQ Resources and Definitions

  1. Talking to Your Child About What It Means to Identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Transgender (LGBT)     

  2. A Brief Gender 101

  3. LGBTQ+ Definitions

  4. Too Queer for Your Binary: Everything You Need to Know and More About Non-Binary Identities

  5. Gender Unicorn infographic 

Gender Stereotypes and Language

  1. How Using ‘They’ as a Singular Pronoun Can Change the World

  2. Pronouns and Misgendering  

  3. Be Mindful of Language When Greeting Others

Gender, Race, and Children’s Books

  1. Children's books are 'sexist and enforce gender inequality

  2. What Does it Mean that Most Children’s Books Are Still About White Boys? 

  3. I never noticed how racist so many children’s books are until I started reading to my kids

  4. Why are there so few girls in children’s books?

  5. Study finds huge gender imbalance in children's literature

Other People's Book Lists of Books about gender, race, and diversity 

(see some of our favorites)

  1. No Time for Flashcards, Diverse Books for Toddlers, LGBTQ Books for Kids, Picture books about Strong Girls

  2. Talking to Kids About Racism and Justice: a list for parents, caregivers & educators

  3. 40 LGBTQ-Friendly Picture Books for Ages 0-5

  4. Top Read Aloud Books Starring Mighty Girls

  5. 10 Children’s Books That Paved The Way For A New Queer Protagonist

  6. 12 fantastic children's books to help talk about prejudice

  7. 30 LGBTQIA-Positive Children’s Books That’ll Teach Kids How Beautifully Diverse The World Is

  8. 21 LGBT Picture Books Every Kid Should Read

  9. The Best LGBT Children’s Books: A Sweet and Assuring Celebration of Diversity and Difference

  10. Gay-Themed Picture Books for Children: Picture books for children about the experience of knowing or having a gay parent, family member, or friend, as well as books for gender nonconforming kids.

  11. We Need Diverse Books (really extensive lists categorized in many ways)

  12. GoodReads: Children's picture books with strong females

  13. Queer Kid Stuff: LGBTQ+ Videos for Kids (not a book list, but really awesome, covers a lot of stuff about gender)

 

An observation about these categories: While there are lists explicitly about non-stereotypical girls, non-stereotypical or gender nonconforming boys typically get categorized in the LGBTQ space regardless of whether they are LGBQ or T.

Gender and Parenting

  1. Gender Spectrum: Gender and Parenting

  2. What to Do When Your Child Believes Gender Bias

  3. Beyond Girls and Boys: Teaching Gender to My Kids

  4. We Need Diverse Books