Recommended Resources: LGBTQ and Sports

Posted: 07/17/2012 in Recommended Resources: LGBTQ and Sports

Click the “LGBTQ and Sports” link above to find texts and resources that connect students who identify as LGBTQ to sports and interscholastic athletics.

LGBTQ Sports-related YA Novels

    A Love Story Starring My Dead Best Friend by Emily Horner (Cycling)

http://amzn.to/19rM2K2

A Secret EdgeA Secret Edge by Robin Reardon (Track)

http://amzn.to/u6aJoj

Product DetailsAthletic Shorts by Chris Crutcher (Multiple Sports)

http://amzn.to/pu2TA4

Crossover (Orca Sports)Crossover by Jeff Rud (Basketball)

http://amzn.to/yqJqQT

David Inside OutDavid Inside Out by Lee Bantle (Track)

http://amzn.to/YyEkfj

Far from XanaduFar from Xanadu by Julie Anne Peters (Softball)

http://amzn.to/naF4Pm

  Geography Club by Brent Hartinger (Soccer)

http://amzn.to/1qPuSRe

Girl Walking BackwardsGirl Walking Backwards by Bett Williams (Volleyball)

http://amzn.to/SzPEm1

IronmanIronman by Chris Crutcher (Running/Swimming/Bicycling)

http://amzn.to/qWRcs6

    Keeping You a Secret by Julie Anne Peters (Swimming)

http://amzn.to/15jXapZ

  Kissing Kate by Lauren Myracle (Gymnastics)

http://amzn.to/1j0AYsr

Openly StraightOpenly Straight by Bill Konigsberg (Soccer)

http://amzn.to/WxqRhI

Out of the PocketOut of the Pocket by Bill Konigsberg (Football)

http://amzn.to/q4nos5

Rainbow HighRainbow High by Alex Sanchez (Basketball)

http://amzn.to/TxBTTB

The Miseducation of Cameron PostThe Miseducation of Cameron Post by Emily Danforth (Swimming/Running)

http://amzn.to/SvjkCw

What They Always Tell UsWhat They Always Tell Us by Martin Wilson (Running)

http://amzn.to/uwNYS8

Other Resources

Athlete Ally: http://www.athleteally.com/

Bill Konigsberg Online: http://billkonigsberg.com/

GLSEN Research Brief: LGBT Students in School Athletics

Griffin Educational Consulting: Addressing LGBT Issues in Athletics – http://bit.ly/PV0lk2

Openly Straight: Fitting In and Standing Out in School and Sports – Nicole Sieben, Adelphi University

Pat Griffin’s LGBT Sports Blog – http://ittakesateam.blogspot.com/

Heterosexism and Homophobia in Sports and Education – Nicole Sieben, Adelphi University

LGBT Issues in Sport Blog: Theory to Practice (be sure to check out the resources tab for HS materials) – http://stream.goodwin.drexel.edu/lgbtsportresearchnet/

LGBT People in Sports (Case Western Reserve University) – http://case.edu/lgbt/resources/sports.html

You Can Play Project – http://youcanplayproject.org/

Articles

Campbell, J., et al. (2011). Sports fans’ impressions of gay male athletes. Journal of Homosexuality, 58(5), 597-607.

Cavalier, E. (2011). Men at sport: Gay men’s experiences in the sports workplace. Journal of Homosexuality, 58(5), 626-646.

Griffin, P. (1994). Homophobia in sport: Addressing the needs of gay and lesbian high school athletes. The High School Journal, 77(1/2), 80-87.

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