Resources for Classrooms & Book Groups

Click on the links below to access discussion questions and background articles for the novels:

  • Being Emily
  • Just Girls
  • My Year Zero


Resources for Individuals

Jim Collins Foundation is a non-profit organization that funds gender-confirming surgeries for transgender people.

National Center for Transgender Equality is dedicated to advancing the equality of transgender people through advocacy, collaboration and empowerment.

PFLAG has a great list “Support for Transgender People and Their Families.”

The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24.

Disabled LGBT children and teens are at an even higher risk for bullying than their non-disabled LGBT peers. For more information and a great resource, check out this page on Cerebral Palsy Guidance.

Do you have a resource you’d like to see included on this list? Email Beingemily [at] gmail dot com.

Support for Transgender People and Their Families
Support for Transgender People and Their Families