PFLAG Bozeman/Gallatin Valley Library

Coming Out/Newly out education:

GLBTQ By Kelly Huegel: The Survival Guide for Queer and Questioning Teens

Outing Yourself by Michelangelo Signorile: How to come out as lesbian or gay to your family, friends, and coworkers

Is it a Choice? By Eric Marcus: Answers to the Most Frequently Asked Questions about gay and lesbian people

The best Little Boy in the World by Andrew Tobias: This book is about owning up to one’s true identity

Now that I’m Out, What Do I Do? By Brian McNaught: Thoughts on living Deliberately

Lesbian and Gay stories and relationships:

Born this Way by Paul Vitagliano: Real Stories of Growing up Gay

Gay Relationships for Men and Women by Tina Tessina: How to find them, How to Improve them, How to make them last

Late Bloomers by Robin McCoy: Awakening to Lesbianism after Forty

My Guy by Marin Kantor: A Gay Man’s Guide to a Lasting Relationship

Transgender Topics:

A Queer and Pleasant Danger by Kate Bornstein: The True Story of a nice JEWISH BOY who joins the Church of Scientology and leaves twelve years later to become the Lovely Lady she is today

For today I am a Boy by Kim Fu: A fiercely assured debut novel about four second-generation Chinese sisters, one of whom happens to be a boy

Trans – Sister Radio by Chris Bohjalian: Bestselling author of Midwives, again confronts his very human characters with issues larger than they are…

LGBT Parenting:

Helping Your Transgender Teen by Irwin Krieger: A Guide for Parents

Gay Fathers by Robert L. Barret and Bryan E. Robinson: Encouraging the Hearts of Gay Dads and Their Families

Families like Mine by Abigail Garner: Children of Gay Parents tell it like it is

The Kid by Dan Savage: What happened when my boyfriend and I decided to get pregnant

Moving forward from Pain:

Getting Past What You’ll Never Get Over by John F Westfall: Help in Dealing with Life’s Hurts

The Gifts of Imperfections by Brene Brown: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are

When Parents Hurt by Joshua Coleman: Compassionate Strategies When You and Your Grown Child Don’t Get Along

Education about the Bible and Sexuality:

Skipping Towards Gomorrah by Dan Savage: The Seven Deadly Sins and the Pursuit of Happiness in America

Stranger at the Gate by Mel White: An engrossing journey to unite sexuality with faith. To Be Gay and Christian in America

Living in Sin by John Shelby Spong: A Bishop Rethinks Human Sexuality

What the Bible Really Says about Homosexuality by Daniel A. Helminiak: Top Scholars show that those who perceive Bible passages as condemning homosexuality are being misled by faulty translation and poor interpretation.

Openly Gay Openly Christian by Rev Samuel Kader: How the Bible Really is Gay Friendly


Stonewall by Martin Duberman: An account of the birth of gay liberation and a replay of the turbulent society-changing ’60s

From the Closet to the Courtroom by Carlos A. Ball: Five LGBT Rights Lawsuits That have Changed Our Nation

Scared Straight by Bob Minor: Why it’s so hard to accept gay people and why it’s so hard to be human

Just for Fun:

The Art of Belly Dance by Carolena Nericcio: A Fun and Fabulous Way to Get Fit

Reel Therapy by Gary Solomon: How Movies Inspire You to Overcome Life’s Problems

Seven Principles for Public Speaking by Richard Zeoli