A boy takes part in a gay pride parade to support LGBT rights in Budapest, Hungary. Helping children see the diversity of the world around them benefits all students, says a US nonprofit promoting education on LGBT issues. Photo: Shutterstock

LGBT children’s book will help kids understand more about their sexuality and identity, by using the alphabet, poems, and illustrations

  • Matt Webb, the author of a new ABC book that highlights LGBT terms, says the idea came about when he contemplated the future of his newborn nephew
  • Webb had been five years old when he ‘realised he was different from his brothers’
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A boy takes part in a gay pride parade to support LGBT rights in Budapest, Hungary. Helping children see the diversity of the world around them benefits all students, says a US nonprofit promoting education on LGBT issues. Photo: Shutterstock
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Elton John, whose autobiography Me has just been released, performing in Copenhagen. Photo: Alamy

Drugs, celebrity spats, rock ’n’ roll: Elton John’s Me is a lighthearted yet sombre look at an extraordinary life

  • The British pop icon’s life has always been an open book but his roller-coaster of an autobiography is still worth a read
  • He reveals himself to be generous, talented, thoughtful and – in his public battles with tabloids and bigots – even courageous
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Elton John, whose autobiography Me has just been released, performing in Copenhagen. Photo: Alamy
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