Is there a lack of diversity in LGBTQI children's literature?

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According to a Deakin study, almost a third of rainbow families struggle to find representation in LGBTQI+ children’s books. Booksellers say the lack of Australian representation in queer children's titles is also a problem.

Preliminary findings from a new Deakin University research study show that almost a third of 'rainbow families' (a family in which the parent or parents are same-sex attracted) struggle to find books to share with their children which adequately represent their family lives.

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