Yay! You're Gay! Now What?: A Gay Boy's Guide to Life (Paperback)
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Yay! You're Gay! Now What?: A Gay Boy's Guide to Life (Paperback)

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Paperback 224 Pages / Published: 18/04/2019
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Yay! You're gay! Or maybe you're bi. Or maybe you just feel different... in time, that difference will become the greatest gift you could ask for. It will bring you love, a sense of identity, a new community, and eventually the freedom to be yourself. I promise!

In this personal, heartfelt go-to guide for young queer guys, broadcaster, YouTuber and LGBT+ advocate Riyadh Khalaf shares frank advice about everything from coming out to relationships, as well as encouragement for times when you're feeling low. There's a support section for family and friends written by Riyadh's parents and LOADS of hilarious, embarrassing, inspiring and moving stories from gay boys from around the world. Plus inspirational gay men including Stephen Fry, Clark Moore and James Kavanagh share the advice they would give to their younger selves.

Packed with practical advice and bright, quirky illustrations and photos, this book contains chapters on: Labels - what does it mean to be gay, bi, trans or queer?Coming outFirst crushes, first kisses and first timesDealing with bullies and homophobiaLearning to love your bodySex ed for gay guysConsentHealing heartbreakFinding your tribe

Publisher: Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
ISBN: 9781786031914
Number of pages: 224
Dimensions: 198 x 129 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
'Such a brilliant book, I wish it had been around twenty or thirty years ago.' * Lorraine Kelly *
'An engagingly designed how-to for young gay men. Everything's here, from frank discussion of bodies, sex and shame to contributions from notables such as Stephen Fry and Dr Ranj Singh.' * The Guardian *
'... a breezy life bible for young queer guys that touches on everything from coming out to puberty to sex.' * The Irish Times *
'Riyadh said he wants young gay people to understand they are not 'flawed' or 'sick', but rather a 'wonderful, gorgeous, young human being' * The Daily Mail 'Femail' *

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“Fabulous book”

Having watched Queer Britain on BBC , I loved how much work Riyadh puts into raising awareness on issues faced by our community.

When I found out he had a book , I knew I should read it , off I went to gays the word... More

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