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Distributed for HammerOn Press

Are the Kids All Right?

Representations of LGBTQ Characters in Children’s and Young Adult Literature

Distributed for HammerOn Press

Are the Kids All Right?

Representations of LGBTQ Characters in Children’s and Young Adult Literature


274 pages | 6 x 9


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Table of Contents

Introduction

Motivation

A Brief Discussion of Sexuality and Gender

Terminology

Children’s Literature

Sexuality, Children and Children’s Literature

Corpus of Texts

Methodologies

Structure of This Book

Conclusion

 

Issue Books

Publishing and Practical Considerations

Paratexts

Confirmation of Normality

HIV and AIDS

Teaching Through Characters

Controversy

Conclusion

 

Portrayal and Stereotypes

Prejudice and Stereotypes

A Brief History of Stereotypes in LGBTQ

Literature

Queerness as a Problem

Causes of Queerness

Looking Queer

Acting Queer

Sex and Marriage

The Gay Boyfriend

Positive Stereotypes and Challenging

Stereotypes

Reducing Prejudice and Literature’s Role

Conclusion

 

Diversity

Missing Pieces

Bisexuality

Transgender

Other Shades of the Rainbow

Multiple Identities

Race/Ethnicity

Religion and Spirituality

Dis/Ability

Age

Class

Weight/Size and Body Image

Conclusion

 

Sex and Marriage

Masturbation

Protection

Sex

BTQ Sex

Summary of Sex

Marriage

Background on LGBTQ Parenting

Background on LGBTQ Marriage

U.S. Books

U.K. Books

Northern European Books

Summary of Marriage

Singletons

Conclusion

 

Conclusion

A Brief Summary

A Call to Arms (or Pens): Not a Conclusion,

But a Proposal

 

Notes

References

Annotated Bibliography

Index

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