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Gay and Lesbian Characters in Young Adult Literature

Duration: 11:07

The social landscape has changed dramatically for gay and lesbian people over the past twenty years.  Similar changes have occurred in the ways that gays and lesbians are represented in young adult literature.  Tune in to hear about the many different ways in which contemporary authors are including gay, lesbian, and transgender characters in their novels for teens, and listen for recommendations of new as well as classic gay, lesbian, and transgender titles. 

After listening to this episode, be sure to print out this list of recommended titles to take to the library or book seller.

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