Seeing ourselves reflected in literature can be comforting and empowering. And reading about the experience of others can help us build empathy and begin to understand ourselves or others better. Whether or not you are thinking you may or are just beginning to identify as LGBTQ+ or are ready to come out to your friends and family, know that your feelings, thoughts and experiences are all valid and okay. You are not alone and there are many other teens and adults that are going through the same thing.
Wherever you are in your own journey, we hope some of these titles resonate with you and your personal experience:
If you are looking for resources to help make sense of how you are feeling, check out this Kids Help Phone article. Or if you are looking to speak to someone directly through text, live chat or phone you can try any of the following resources too: