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Did You Know Childhood Classic ‘Goodnight Moon’ Was Inspired by a Stormy Same-Sex Romance?

A tumultuous relationship between two women was actually the inspiration behind the beloved classic children’s book

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Oh, the Irony: Pastors Want to Nix LGBTQ Books From Library’s Banned Books Display

“This, until recently, has been considered not only inappropriate but the abuse of children.”

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New Book From ‘Where the Wild Things Are’ Author Maurice Sendak to Be Released

A new Maurice Sendak book will soon hit shelves, ‘Presto and Zesto in Limboland’ is the gay legend’s final book, a collaboration with a long-time friend

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The Hong Kong Government Is Removing LGBT-Themed Children’s Books From Library Shelves

Hong Kong banned LGBT books from their public libraries after a months-long campaign by anti-gay activist groups, ostensibly to protect kids, which is bull

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John Oliver Trolls VP Pence by Releasing a Children’s Book About His Gay Pet Rabbit

You may not have known this, but our anti-gay Vice President Mike Pence owns a pet rabbit named Marlon Bundo. Today, an illustrated children’s book about him entitled Marlon Bundo’s A Day in the Life of the Vice President is released. So, to troll the Veep, comedian John Oliver released a[…]

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The Answer Is Love: Steven Universe Comes Out With Queer Children’s Book!

Steven Universe, TV’s most progressive cartoon, has branched out into children’s books with The Answer, a story about a loving, lesbian relationship.

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10 Reasons You Want A Gay, Lit As Hell Friendship Like “Frog And Toad”

Even before we knew the author was gay, Frog and Toad’s friendship was lit as hell. Here’s 10 reasons why you want friends like these two crazy queens.

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How One Lesbian Teacher Educates Kids About LGBT People

Canadian kindergarten teacher Pamela Strong teaches every class in her elementary school about LGBT people and families with same-sex parents.

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What If R-Rated Movies Were Turned Into Children’s Books?

Josh Cooley — a Pixar storyboard artist who helped create family-friendly rated-G films like Ratatouille, Up, and The Incredibles — has just released a book that renders famous scenes from R-movies like Rosemary’s Baby, Goodfellas, and The Terminator into children’s book illustrations. The book is called Movies R Fun!: A[…]

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Best Kid’s Book Ever: ‘Go the Fuck to Sleep’

This appeared in our inbox this morning from an old family friend (thanks, Cindy!), and we just had to share the best new children’s book ever: Go the Fuck to Sleep! The book is real, and will be released soon on Amazon and other booksellers. Illustrated by Ricardo Cortes, and[…]

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