By Isabel Taswell Today we're pleased to welcome Joanna McClintick and Juana Medina to the WNDB blog to discuss their picture book 'Twas the Night Before Pride, out since May 3, 2022! Pride’s . . . a day that means “Together, we are strong!” This joyful picture-book homage to a day of … [Read more...] about Q&A With Joanna McClintick & Juana Medina, ‘Twas the Night Before Pride
A Million Quiet Revolutions by Robin Gow comes out on March 22, 2022. For as long as they can remember, Aaron and Oliver have only ever had each other. In a small town with few queer teenagers, let alone young trans men, they’ve shared milestones like coming out as trans, buying the right … [Read more...] about Digging in the Past for Our Futures
Today we're excited to reveal the cover for Kind Like Marsha by Sarah Prager! The cover and interior illustrations are by Cheryl “Ras” Thuesday, and the print book cover and interior design are by Marissa Raybuck. The book will be released on May 3, 2022 by Running Press Kids. Preorder it at the … [Read more...] about Cover Reveal for Kind Like Marsha by Sarah Prager, Illustrated by Cheryl “Ras” Thuesday
By Sarah Prager LGBTQ+ history education is absolutely vital for LGBTQ+ and non-LGBTQ+ K-12 students alike to understand our community’s undeniable contributions to society. From Alan Turing’s invention of the computer to Glenn Burke’s invention of the high five, there is no field or culture … [Read more...] about Why Every State Should Require LGBTQ+ History Be Taught in Public K-12 Schools
By Sarah Prager Happy LGBTQ+ History Month! I have loved LGBTQ+ history since I figured out as a preteen I was a part of that community. Getting to know my ancestors’ stories was a way I found my sense of self and community as a teen. They let me know I wasn’t alone and I wasn’t the first one to … [Read more...] about Why Aren’t There More LGBTQ+ People in History Books?