Synopses & Reviews
In Your Face: Stories from the Lives of Queer Youth is a unique collection of real-life accounts that explores the lives and identities of lesbian, gay, and bisexual teens. Fifteen youths, age 14-18, bravely tell of the hardships and emotions they experience because of their sexualities. Readers will explore stories that touch on several issues, such as:
-- coming out to yourself
-- coming out to family and friends
-- dealing with the school environment
-- getting involved in the queer community
-- realizing how religion impacts one's sense of self
From In Your Face: Stories from the Lives of Queer Youth, you'll gain a clearer understanding of the specific needs of gay/lesbian/bisexual youth and, thus, will gain the tools needed to more effectively meet these unique needs. This groundbreaking book presents discussion generated by gay, lesbian, and bisexual youths themselves contextualized within the broader scope of the issues. You'll see how these young persons experience and define their lives, their views, and their visions of their futures.