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Monuments to LGBTQ+ Relationships

Civil partnerships have been legal in the UK since 2004, and gay marriage even more recently.

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Created date
25th March 2022
Updated date
25th March 2022
Audience
Young People
Parents and Carers
Type of resource
Non-fiction
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The Spinning House

Policing Victorian Sexuality

From its beginnings in 1209 up to the 1900s, Cambridge University was an entirely male institution. Not only were the students all men (and mostly upper class), but so too were the lecturers – and until the late 1800s, lecturers were even forbidden from marrying.

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Created date
25th March 2022
Updated date
25th March 2022
Audience
Young People
Parents and Carers
Type of resource
Non-fiction
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Octavia Hill

Cambridgeshire's Notable LGBTQ+ Residents

Cambridgeshire has been home to many notable LGBTQ+ residents over the centuries. Here's just one to start: Octavia Hill. 

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Created date
25th March 2022
Updated date
25th March 2022
Audience
Young People
Parents and Carers
Type of resource
Non-fiction

Our Glossary

There are a lot of words relating to the LGBTQ+ community that you might be looking to understand better. Here is a few definitions to start off with.

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Created date
25th March 2022
Updated date
25th March 2022
Audience
Young People
Parents and Carers
Schools
Youth Work Professionals
Businesses and Corporations
Type of resource
Guidance
Non-fiction
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travis has a facisnator of 3 burgers and a green net across half of their face. The book has a yellow cover with BURGERZ written in white capitals in a purple box.

Burgerz by Travis Alabanza

Hurled words. Thrown objects. Dodged burgers. A burger was thrown at Travis Alabanza on Waterloo Bridge in 2016. From this experience they have created a poetic, passionate performance piece based around the 'burger': the texture, and taste of being trans.

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Created date
28th March 2022
Updated date
28th March 2022
Audience
Young People Eighteen Plus
Parents and Carers
Topics
QTIPOC
Transgender
Format
Print Book
Type of resource
Non-fiction

Local Mental Health Support

If your wondering who you can turn to for mental health support, this resource contains links to organisations who can help. 

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Created date
6th April 2022
Updated date
6th April 2022
Audience
Young People
Parents and Carers
Schools
Youth Work Professionals
Type of resource
Advice

Support With Bullying

Need support to address homophobic, biphobic or transphobic bullying? This resource contains links to advice and organisations that can help. 

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Created date
6th April 2022
Updated date
6th April 2022
Audience
Young People
Parents and Carers
Schools
Youth Work Professionals
Type of resource
Advice
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A crowd of people with a person in the middle holding a sign that says 'Write for Trans Rights'

#WriteForTransRights

Print and write a postcard to express your support for the rights of trans, non-binary, gender diverse and gender non-conforming people.

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Created date
12th April 2022
Updated date
14th April 2022
Audience
Young People
Parents and Carers
Schools
Youth Work Professionals
Businesses and Corporations
Topics
Activism
Type of resource
Templates
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The report cover. Mostly grey and includes an illustration of a diverse group of LGBTQ+ young people in a circle in the top right.

Report: LGBTQ+ Youth and Mental Health

LGBTQ+ young people experience higher rates of mental illness and distress than their peers but are likely to be underrepresented in accessing mental health services.

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Created date
16th June 2022
Updated date
4th July 2022
Audience
Parents and Carers
Schools
Youth Work Professionals
Businesses and Corporations
Type of resource
Guidance
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Transgender and non-binary characters booklist by BookTrust

It's important for everyone to see themselves in books - and to discover other people's experiences, too.

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Created date
22nd June 2022
Updated date
22nd June 2022
Audience
Young People
Young People Thirteen to Eighteen
Young People Under Thirteen
Parents and Carers
Schools
Youth Work Professionals
Topics
Bisexual
Gay
Genderqueer
Non-Binary
QTIPOC
Transgender
Format
Print Book
Type of resource
Fiction
Non-fiction

How to be Ace by Rebecca Burgess

When I was in school, everyone got to a certain age where they became interested in talking about only one thing: boys, girls and sex. Me though? I was only interested in comics."

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Created date
19th July 2022
Updated date
19th July 2022
Audience
Young People Eighteen Plus
Parents and Carers
Schools
Youth Work Professionals
Topics
Asexual
Format
Print Book
Type of resource
Non-fiction
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A purple book cover with six children holding non binary, panseuxal, genderqueer, lesbian, transgender, progress, bisexual, aromantic and intersex flags and a blue balloon holding the asexual flag.

What Does LGBT+ Mean? by Olly Pike

This book explores identity, assigned sex, gender, love, sexuality, discrimination, privilege, allyship, pride and more. Some of the chapters can already be watched as animated videos at youtube.com/popnolly.

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Created date
15th February 2022
Updated date
28th March 2022
Audience
Young People Under Thirteen
Parents and Carers
Schools
Topics
Aromantic
Asexual
Bisexual
Gay
Genderqueer
Heterosexual
Intersex
Lesbian
Non-Binary
Pansexual
QTIPOC
Queer
Transgender
Format
Print Book
Type of resource
Advice
Non-fiction
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A pinky purple cover with an illustration of a girl in black and white holding a heart with the text how long before her story begins? next to it.

Loveless by Alice Oseman

The fourth novel from the phenomenally talented Alice Oseman, author of Solitaire and the graphic novel series Heartstopper – soon to be a major Netflix series.

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Created date
15th February 2022
Updated date
15th February 2022
Audience
Young People Thirteen to Eighteen
Type of resource
Fiction
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A green book cover with a shield made of sequins. Camp is in gold at the top with two blue figures joining hands in front of a rainbow tent and a tree either side.

Camp by L. C. Rosen

Sixteen-year-old Randy Kapplehoff loves spending the summer at Camp Outland, a camp for queer teens. It's where he met his best friends. It's where he takes to the stage in the big musical.

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Created date
15th February 2022
Updated date
15th February 2022
Audience
Young People Thirteen to Eighteen
Topics
Gay
Queer
Format
Print Book
Type of resource
Fiction
Image
 illustration of a young black teenager in her pyjamas standing within a city with a purple floor and the buildings are made of beige bricks.
Created date
10th March 2022
Updated date
10th March 2022
Audience
Young People Thirteen to Eighteen
Topics
QTIPOC
Transgender
Format
Print Book
Type of resource
Fiction
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the times i knew i was gay text is written in large capital letters. There is a illustration of a white girl with short ginger hair holding her face with one hand.

The Times I Knew I Was Gay by Eleanor Crewes

'It's for everyone. Candid, authentic and utterly charming' Sarah Waters, author of Tipping the Velvet
'Funny and super relatable' Alice Oseman, author of Heartstopper

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Created date
11th March 2022
Updated date
11th March 2022
Audience
Young People Thirteen to Eighteen
Topics
Gay
Lesbian
Queer
Format
Print Book
Type of resource
Fiction
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I'm Socially Distancing With... written on a background of multicoloured dots

I'm Socially Distancing With...

We get LGBTQ+ adults to answer all the questions LGBTQ+ young people can throw at them over the internet in this podcast from The Kite Trust. Getting to know each other better in times of social distancing.

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Created date
25th March 2022
Updated date
25th March 2022
Audience
Young People
Parents and Carers
Format
Podcast
Type of resource
Non-fiction
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Pat Arrowsmith

Cambridge's Notable LGBTQ+ Residents

Over its 800-year history, Cambridge University has taught countless numbers of LGBT+ students.

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Created date
25th March 2022
Updated date
25th March 2022
Audience
Young People
Parents and Carers
Type of resource
Non-fiction