Coming Out


It Gets Better Project: A collection of stories of LGBTs describing their lives. You can also share your story.


Check out these books from the CSUB Library. Unsure how to find the book in the library? Go to the library’s information desk for assistance!
 American Heroes Coming Out from Behind the Badge: Stories  from Police, Fire, and EMS Professionals “Out” on the Job, by Greg Miriglia, 2011. 
Call Number: HQ 76.5 M57 2010)
Beyond the Down Low: Sex, Lies, and Denial in Black America, By Keith Boykin, 2005.
Call Number HQ 74.2 U5 B69 (Shelved in  the Multicultural section, first floor of the library)
Coming out, Coming Home : Helping Families Adjust to a Gay or Lesbian child, by M. LaSala, 2010.
 Call Number: HQ76.25 .L36 2010
Coming Out, Coming: Nurturing the Well-Being and Inclusion of Gay Youth in Mainstream Society  (Coming Soon!)
 Coming Out and Disclosures : LGBT Persons Across the Life Span, by Ski Hunter, 2007. 
Call Number: HQ 73.3 U6 H86
Don’t Shoot! I’m Coming Out: How to ‘Man-Up & Set Heterosexuals Straight, by B. Seffrey, 2006.
Call Number: HQ 76.2 U5 S48
Fenway Guide to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health, 2008. (Call Number: RA 564.9 H65 F46)
Gets Better: Coming Out, Overcoming Bullying, and Creating a Life Worth Living, by Dan Savage, 2011.
Call Number: HQ 76.27 Y68 I74 2011
How to Change Your Sex: A Practical Guide for Transsexuals, Those Who Love Them, and Anyone Who Is Just Curious, 2008
Call Number: HQ 77.9 R674
Just Add Hormones: An Insider’s Guide to the Transsexual Experience, by Matt Kailey, 2005. (Call Number: HQ77.8  K34 A3)
LGBTQ Youth: A  Guide for Youth Workers Serving Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, & Questioning Youth, by G. P. Mallon, 2010
 Call Number: HV1426 .M347 2010
 If you would like assistance in researching GLBTQ topics, please contact Christy Gavin (

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