Cover image for Pride : celebrating diversity & community
Title:
Pride : celebrating diversity & community
Author:
Stevenson, Robin, 1968- author.
Publication Information:
[Victoria, British Columbia] : Orca Book Publishers, 2016.

©2016
Physical Description:
119 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 23 cm
Summary:
"This work of nonfiction for middle readers examines what -- and why -- gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people and their supporters celebrate on Pride Day every June"--Title page verso.
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction -- 1. The history of Pride -- In the beginning -- Fighting back -- Gay is good -- How Pride Day began with a riot -- After Stonewall -- The first Pride parade -- Growing pains -- Youth on the front lines -- Silence = death -- The queer nineties -- Equal families, equal rights -- 2. Pride and identity -- Who goes to Pride events? -- Finding community -- What is coming out? -- What groups make up the queer community? -- LGBTT2SQQIAA ... understanding the queer alphabet -- PFLAG: parents as allies -- Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls ... -- 3. Celebrating Pride today -- What happens on Pride Day? -- Pride parades -- Dressing up for Pride -- The politics of Pride -- Festivals and post-parade parties -- Other Pride week events -- Symbols of Pride -- Performing gender -- Family Pride -- Pride and religion -- Controversy, challenge and change -- 4. Pride around the world -- Fighting for freedom and equality -- Going global: world Pride -- Europe -- EuroPride -- Turkey -- Australia -- South America -- Uganda -- Russia -- Korea -- International activism -- How you can help -- Glossary -- References -- Resources -- Index -- Acknowledgments.
Reading Level:
Young Adult.

1170 Lexile.
ISBN:
9781459809932

9780605973909
Format :
Book