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Tough Topics for Kids: LGBTQ+

Library resources to help kids tackle the tough topics in life.


Tips for talking to kids about LGBTQ+ Issues (from

Start early. Have open, age-appropriate conversations early and leave the door open for further conversations.

Be age-appropriate. Use language your child understands. Use children's books, like those listed below, to help you get started.

Listen and be honest. Make sure you understand the question your child is asking and learn what they already understand. Answer questions truthfully and encourage them to keep asking.

Check out these titles to help guide you in an open and age-appropriate discussion.