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Lesbian and Gay Archives of NZ (LAGANZ)

LAGANZ aims to collect, preserve and make available the historical and cultural records of lesbians, gay men and our communities.
john.g - Tuesday, November 10, 2015 - 2:50am

Pebble in a Pool

Gay teenagers Fiction - Popular students Paul Carter and Adrian Vanderlaar enter their senior year full of the confidence and reckless bravado of boys sure of their place in the pecking order of high school. But Adrian drinks too much one night, and...
john.g - Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 5:36pm
Tags: books, reading, youth

Inventing Elliot

Young Adult Fiction - Written for the ‘young adult’ market, Inventing Elliot deals with something everyone goes through; finding a place for themselves in society.
john.g - Tuesday, July 9, 2013 - 11:55am

When Love Comes to Town

Young Adult Fiction - Meet Neil Byrne - try-scorer on the rugby field, prizewinning student, one of the in-crowd at the disco, regular guy, gay. Presenting one face to the world and burying his true feelings in fantasy, Neil manages to keep his...
john.g - Tuesday, July 9, 2013 - 11:52am

The Blue Lawn

Gay teenagers New Zealand Fiction - David and Theo are fifteen and sixteen and from very different backgrounds; when they become close friends they must find a way of dealing with the strong physical attraction they feel for each other.
john.g - Tuesday, July 9, 2013 - 11:47am
Tags: books, reading, youth

Rainbow High

Coming out (Sexual orientation) Fiction - Follows three gay high school seniors as they struggle with issues of coming out, safe sex, homophobia, being in love, and college choices.
john.g - Tuesday, July 9, 2013 - 11:44am

Rainbow Boys

Juvenile fiction - Jason Carrillo is a jock with a steady girlfriend, but he can't stop dreaming about sex ... with other guys.
john.g - Tuesday, July 9, 2013 - 11:38am
Tags: books, reading, youth

Geography Club

Young Adult Fiction - A group of gay and lesbian teenagers finds mutual support when they form the "Geography Club" at their high school.
john.g - Tuesday, July 9, 2013 - 11:14am
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Boy Meets Boy

Gay books suitable for young gay people - In an alternate reality where (almost) everyone’s sexuality is out in the open and (almost) no one cares, Paul meets artistic, thoughtful — perfect — Noah.
john.g - Tuesday, July 9, 2013 - 11:03am
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Baby Be-Bop

A Gay Book Suitable for Young Gay People. Dirk MacDonald, a sixteen-year-old boy living in Los Angeles, comes to terms with being gay after he receives surreal storytelling visitations from his dead father and great-grandmother.
john.g - Tuesday, July 9, 2013 - 10:43am
Tags: books, reading, youth