LGBTQ stories

Listening Library and Penguin Young Readers have just launched a new resource for LGBTQ teens, parents, teachers and librarians: Read Proud Listen Proud. Readers can find suggested books and audiobooks highlighting LGBTQ issues and characters, along with author interviews and discussion guides at The site was inspired by the We Need Diverse Books movement and award-winning author Ann Bausum’s recent book and audiobook, Stonewall: Breaking Out in the Fight for Gay Rights, one of the first nonfiction chronicles of the gay-rights movement written for young adults (grades 9 and higher).