- Series: Lorimer Deal With It
- Imprint: James Lorimer & Company Ltd., Publishers
- Publication Date: 9 May 2023
- Copyright Year: 2023
- ISBN: 9781459417212
- Page Count: 32
- Dimensions: 8.5" x 11"
- Interest ages: 9-14
- Reading level: Grade 9
Biphobia: Deal With It
and be more than a bystander
by Gordon Nore
illustrated by Kate Phillips
A reader-directed exploration of biphobia and bi-erasure within society.
A reader-directed exploration of biphobia/bierasure and how it can be aimed at people who are attracted to more than one gender.
Prejudice and discrimination affects people with different sexual identities than the standard poles of “gay” and “straight.” This book helps readers identify biphobia and start a conversation about how to deal with it.
- Biphobia 101 defines the issue and provides examples on how to identify it
- The roles of the Bi+ Ally, the By+ Stander, and the Bi+ Eraser approach the issue from three different points of view
- Quizzes and Q&As provide real-life scenarios and responses to biphobia.
About the Authors
KATE PHILLIPS is an illustrator and comic artist with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Mount Allison. Her art career explores the intersection of traditional print media and digital design. Her work includes children’s books and comics that focus on inclusivity and queer voices. She lives in Kjipuktuk (Halifax), Nova Scotia.
GORDON NORE is an elementary teacher librarian who has advised queer straight alliances in schools for ten years. His writing has appeared in Xtra, Today's Parent, and ETFO Voice magazines, as well as the Toronto Star and Ottawa Citizen newspapers. He lives in Tkaronto, unceded territory.
A timely new resource to help kids understand and resolve conflicts stemming from issues of consent$24.95, HardcoverInterest ages: 9-14Reading level: Grade 5Lexile Reading Level: 770LRules are all around us -- at school, at home and even on the street. This book demonstrates that young people always have the power to make thoughtful choices, even when a rule seems overly strict or unfair.$12.95, PaperbackInterest ages: 9+A timely resource for helping kids understand and resolve conflicts stemming from homophobia and bullying$12.95, PaperbackInterest ages: 9+Lexile Reading Level: 850L