Edited by David Levithan and Billy Merrell, unhealthy The Full Spectrum: A New Generation of Writing About the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning, and Other Identities (Knopf Books for Young Readers, 2006) received a Lambda Literary Award. It was also named a New York Public Library Best Book for Teens; was listed as among the year’s Best Books for the Teen Age, circulated to libraries across the United States; and was named one of the Insight Out Book Club’s books of the year.

Proceeds from the sale of The Full Spectrum benefit GLSEN, the Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network, a pioneering organization supporting gay–straight alliances (GSAs) in schools. Their programs seek to end discrimination, harassment, and bullying based on sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression in K-12 schools. Learn more about GLSEN at http://www.glsen.org.