Love is Love

Love is Love

Recommended for all ages.

A book created by young people in County Leitrim & Sligo that explores their experiences of gender and identity.


This book is about identity and teen queer experiences in Sligo and Leitrim.

‘I am who I am and, as long as my close circle of friends know who I am and what I represent, then that’s fine by me’.

– Participant at LGBTI+ creative workshop

‘There’s a lot of unconscious pressures. You might walk into the girls’ section in Penneys and just see a load of pink. In the boys section, there won’t be any of that, it’ll be dull muted colours… It’s in everything. Barbie and Ken dolls and cars. Gender stereotypes. Not good.’

– Participant at LGBTI+ creative workshop

Love is Love is published by Kids’ Own Publishing Partnership CLG. This book has been generously funded by The Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth and made in collaboration with SMILY LGBTI Sligo.

A Kids’ Own Publication
1st Edition (2022)

Paperback: 32 pages, full colour

100% of proceeds support children’s participation in the arts

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