Synopses & Reviews
Teen life is hard enough with all of the pressures kids face, but for teens who are LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender), itand#8217;s even harder. When do you decideand#160;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. Itand#8217;s a must-read for any teen who thinks they might be queerand#8212;or knows someone who is.
Honored on the 2012 Rainbow Book List
Honest and engaging, Queer takes LGBT teens on an awesome and enlightening journey through the sometimes scary, sometimes silly, and always fabulous world of queer life. With advice on coming out, navigating a queer social life, dealing with queerphobia, and having safe sex, Queer is a must-have for all teens who think they might be queer--or know someone who is.
About the Author
Kathy Belge coauthored the book Lipstick and Dipstickand#8217;s Essential Guide to Lesbian Relationships, and writes on lesbian life for Curve magazine and About.com.
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.