Resources on the Church and the LGBTQ+ Community

Resources for adults:

  • Christ of the Celts, J. Philip Newell
  • Come Home!, Chris Glaser
  • The Bible’s Yes to Same Sex Marriage, Mark Achtemeier
  • God Believes in Love: Straight Talk about Gay Marriage, Gene Robinson
  • God and the Gay Christian, Matthew Vines
  • Accidental Saints:  Finding God in All the Wrong People, Nadia Bolz Weber
  • Speaking Christian:  Why Christian Words Have Lost Their Meaning and Power—And How They Can Be Restored, Marcus Borg
  • Tomorrow Will be Different:  Love, Loss, and the Fight for Trans Equality, Sarah McBride
  • Beyond a Binary God: A Theology for Trans* Allies, Tara K. Soughers
  • Transforming: The Bible and the lives of Transgender Christians, Austen Hartke

Resources for children, teens and families:

  • A Church For All, Gayle E. Pitmana church for all by Gayle E. Pitman
  • Faithful Families, Megan Rohrer and Pamela Ryan
  • And Tango Makes Three, Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell
  • Heather Has Two Mommies, Leslea Newman
  • The Family Book, Todd Parr
  • Bow-Wow-Meow, Blanca Lacasa
  • Red: A Crayon’s Story, Michael Hall
  • King & King, Linda de Haan and Stern Nijland
  • George, Alex Gino (8+)
  • Magnus Chase, Rick Riordan
  • Princess Princess Ever After, Katie O’Neill
  • Lily and Dunkin, Donna Gephart (10+)
  • Beyond Magenta: Transgender Teens Speak Out, Susan Kuklin (12+)
  • The ABCs of LGBTQ+, Ashley Mardell
  • Pride: Celebrating Diversity & Community, Robin Stevenson
  • LumberJanes, Stevenson et al.
  • Archie’s Pal Kevin Keller, Dan Parent
  • Tomboy: A Graphic Memoir, Liz Prince

Other online resources:

Jesus in Love Blog: List of LGBTQ Religious Children’s Books

12 Children’s Picture Books About Families With Gay Parents