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Special Topics in Being a Human

A Queer and Tender Guide to Things I've Learned the Hard Way about Caring For People, Including Myself

by S. Bear Bergman, illustrated by Saul Freedman-Lawson
edition: Paperback
tagged: gay & lesbian, happiness, transgender studies, lgbtq+

S. Bear Bergman's illustrated guide to practical advice for the modern age, filtered through a queer lens.

As an author, educator, and public speaker, S. Bear Bergman has documented his experience as, among other things, a trans parent, with wit and aplomb. He also writes the advice column "Asking Bear," in which he answers crucial questions about h …

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Small Courage

A Queer Memoir of Finding Love and Conceiving Family

by Jane Byers
edition: Paperback
tagged: lgbt, adoption & fostering, lgbtq+

Rarely do we know what life will hold. When starting the adoption process, Jane Byers and her wife could not have predicted the illuminating and challenging experience of living for two weeks with the Evangelical Christian foster parents of their soon-to-be adopted twins. Parenthood becomes even more daunting when homophobia threatens their beginni …

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Moments of Glad Grace

A Memoir

by Alison Wearing
edition: eBook
tagged: personal memoirs, aging, lgbtq+

 

Moments of Glad Grace is a moving and witty memoir about a daughter’s evolving relationship with her aging father, the small moments we share, and the hunt for roots and belonging.

The story begins as a trip from Canada to Ireland in search of genealogical data and documents. Being 80 and in the early stages of Parkinson’s disease, Joe invites …

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Confessions of a Fairy’s Daughter

Growing Up with a Gay Dad

narrator Alison Wearing
edition: Audiobook
tagged: personal memoirs, lgbt, lgbtq+

 

NATIONAL BESTSELLER (The Globe and Mail)

Finalist for the Edna Staebler Award for Creative Non-Fiction (2014)

Longlisted for the RBC Taylor Prize (2014)

A moving memoir about growing up with a gay father in the 1980s, and a tribute to the power of truth, humour, acceptance and familial love.

Alison Wearing led a largely carefree childhood until she le …

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Confessions of a Fairy's Daughter

Growing Up with a Gay Dad

by Alison Wearing
edition: Paperback
tagged: personal memoirs, lgbt, lgbtq+

NATIONAL BESTSELLER (The Globe and Mail)
A moving memoir about growing up with a gay father in the 1980s, and a tribute to the power of truth, humour, acceptance and familial love. A true "It GOT Better" story.
Alison Wearing led a largely carefree childhood until she learned, at the age of 12, that her family was a little more complex than she ha …

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