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)

A Secret EdgeA Secret Edge by Robin Reardon (Track)

Product DetailsAthletic Shorts by Chris Crutcher (Multiple Sports)

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

David Inside OutDavid Inside Out by Lee Bantle (Track)

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

  Geography Club by Brent Hartinger (Soccer)

Girl Walking BackwardsGirl Walking Backwards by Bett Williams (Volleyball)

IronmanIronman by Chris Crutcher (Running/Swimming/Bicycling)

    Keeping You a Secret by Julie Anne Peters (Swimming)

  Kissing Kate by Lauren Myracle (Gymnastics)

Openly StraightOpenly Straight by Bill Konigsberg (Soccer)

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

Rainbow HighRainbow High by Alex Sanchez (Basketball)

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

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

Other Resources

Athlete Ally

Bill Konigsberg Online

GLSEN Research Brief: LGBT Students in School Athletics

NCAA LGBTQ Resources

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

Pat Griffin’s LGBT Sports Blog

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

LGBT People in Sports (Case Western Reserve University)

LGBTQ+ Athletes Claim the Field: Striving for Equality by Kirstin Cronn-Mills

You Can Play Project


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