#1 Amazon Bestseller! Are you seeking a deeper understanding of gender identity and sexual identity?The ABCs of LGBT+ is a #1 Bestselling LGBT book and is essential reading for questioning teens, teachers or parents looking for advice, or anyone who wants to learn how to talk about gender identity and sexual identity. In The ABCs of LGBT+, Ashley Mardell, a beloved blogger and YouTube star, answers many of your questions about:
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Understanding gender identity and sexual identity: The 21st Century has seen very positive movement for LGBT+ rights. In the last few years the overturning of DOMA, the SCOTUS ruling in favor of the Marriage Equality Act, American transgender politicians elected to office, and landmark moments such as Apple becoming the most valuable company in the world under the leadership of an openly gay CEO have advanced LGBT awareness and understanding. In a world full of LGBT questions, Mardell's The ABC's of LGBT+ has the answers.
The trusted voice of Ashley Mardell: We are living in a post-binary world where gender fluency and awareness of gender identity and a real understanding of our LGBT family is essential. Ashley Mardell, one of the most trusted voices on YouTube, presents a detailed look at all things LGBT+ in this remarkable book. Along with in-depth definitions, personal anecdotes, helpful infographics, resources, and more; Mardell's LGBT book is proof it does get better every day in a world where people are empowered by information and understanding. In Mardell's own words, "This book is also for allies and LGBT+ people simply looking to pack in some extra knowledge... a critical part of acceptance. Learning about new identities broadens our understanding of humanity, heightens our empathy, and allows us different, valuable perspectives."
"The ABC's of LGBT+ is making it easier to understand our identities. With humor, fun discussion, and adorable infographics, no other book provides such a comprehensive read on terms and phrases in the queer and trans community."
and Everyone Is Gay says,
"I have worked with LGBTQIA people and their friends and family for nearly a decade, and I have never seen a resource that pays such meticulous and thorough attention to the many nuances of sexuality and gender identity. Ashley Mardell's The ABC's of LGBT serves as a powerful tool for those that might be questioning their own identity, as well as for those seeking a deeper knowledge of the many, varied identities that exist in relation to our attractions, desires, and personal understandings of self."
"Ashley celebrates the wonderful, evolving language of sexuality and gender. By showcasing personal narratives and providing explanations that are fun, engaging, and accessible for every kind of reader, The ABC's of LGBT+ provides a way for all of us to think about our unique experience and gives us just the help we need to communicate it to others."
- Carlos Bermudez,
Manager of Online Programming and Community Development at Gender Spectrum.
* Who is writing this book?
* What is this book about and why do I care?
* A disclaimer...
* Sexual and Romantic Orientations
* Sexual Vs. Romantic Orientations: How are they different?
* A Bit on Spectrums
* Explaining Some Identities
* Towards the ends of the spectrum
* In the Middle of the Spectrum
* Not fixed on the Spectrum
* Sex Vs. Gender: How are they different?
* Explaining Some Identities