There are few places an LGBTQ teen can turn for help - searching the internet at home leaves a potentially discoverable trail, teachers may condemn youth who seek their help, and certainly, in many cases, a teen's parents are not an option. While there have been advancements in acceptance of the LGBTQ population, there is still a firm stronghold on discrimination and teens still face the fear of potential alienation.
This leaves one of the only safe places for a teen to find information and, and indeed, find themselves in the context of the world - at the library.
Serving LGBTQ Teens offers the librarian a practical guide to library service to LGBTQ teens - from collection development, understanding terminology, dealing with censorship issues, programming and outreach, readers' advisory, and even to creating welcoming displays, librarians will find the tools they need to offer exceptional services for LGBTQ teens. 1 Tables, unspecified; 15 Halftones, black and white; 1 Illustrations, black and white