by Juno Dawson - £7.99 Hot Key Books (2014)
paperback ISBN 13: 9781471403958 | ISBN 10: 1471403955
A funny and pertinent book about being lesbian, bisexual, gay, queer, transgender or just curious - for everybody, no matter their gender or sexuality.
Former PSHCE teacher and acclaimed YA author James Dawson gives an uncensored look at what it's like to grow up as LGBT. Including testimonials from people across the gender and sexual spectrums, this frank, funny, fully inclusive book explores everything anyone who ever dared to wonder wants to know - from sex to politics, how to pull, stereotypes, how to come-out and more. Spike Gerrell's hilarious illustrations combined with funny and factual text make this a must-read.
"This Book is Gay is a book that everybody needs to read, gay or not. Thank goodness times are changing, with society gradually becoming more inclusive and tolerant. But society is still not perfect and very much less than perfect still in many countries around the world. So, what is it like to be questioning your own sexuality? It's hard enough when your sexuality is accepted as 'a norm', and if it isn't, life gets a lot more complicated. With this book though, James Dawson will guide anybody who is questioning their own sexuality through their questions, worries, and anxieties, with lots of anecdotes to show that whatever you are feeling, whatever you are going through, you are in all likelihood not on your own..."
(Emma Matthewson, Editor-at-Large)
(Price & availability last checked: September 2014)