Queer: The Ultimate LGBT Guide for Teens

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Jun 1, 2011 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 208 pages
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Teen life is hard enough with all of the pressures kids face, but for teens who are LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender), it’s even harder. When do you decide to come out? To whom? Will your friends accept you? And how on earth do you meet people to date?

Queer
is a humorous, engaging, and honest guide that helps LGBT teens come out to friends and family, navigate their new LGBT social life, figure out if a crush is also queer, and rise up against bigotry and homophobia.

Queer also includes personal stories from the authors and sidebars on queer history. It’s a must-read for any teen who thinks they might be queer—or knows someone who is.

  

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User Review  - Kate - Goodreads

This would be good to recommend to a teen who asks for something like this. It was relatable and easy to read. Read full review

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User Review  - Miriasha Borsykowsky - Goodreads

Great advice on most things, especially dating, but very problematic around gender and trans* identities. Read full review

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Contents

1 The Q Word
6
2 Embracing Your Queerness
28
3 Navigating Your Queer Sphere
56
4 Rising Above
78
5 Making Your Move
96
6 Getting Together
122
7 The Big S
156
Conclusion
190
Resources
192
Index
201
About the Authors
206
About the Teen Advisors
207
Back Cover
210
Spine
211
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About the author (2011)

Marke Bieschke is the former health and dating editor of Gay.com and PlanetOut.com, and the current senior editor at the San Francisco Bay Guardian.

Kathy Belge coauthored the book Lipstick & Dipstick’s Essential Guide to Lesbian Relationships, and writes on lesbian life for Curve magazine and About.com. She lives in Portland, Oregon.

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