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GLBTQ: The Survival Guide for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Teens Paperback – March 1, 2011

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Editorial Reviews

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“Readers will find all sorts of useful information in the revised, updated second edition of GLBTQ: The Survival Guide for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Teens.”—Gregg Shapiro, Bay Area Reporter



“One of the best guides available for queer teens and their allies . . . Huegel unflinchingly and clearly explains what young adults, parents, and educators want and need to know . . . An excellent choice for libraries of all types.”—School Library Journal



“Uplifting wisdom . . . GLBTQ is sage advice, and a strong gift to any teenager.”—Midwest Book Review



GLBTQ’s subtitle promises that this text is a survival guide, and in many ways, it delivers on that promise. For youth needing basic resources . . . GLBTQ will provide both help, and hope, for our most vulnerable community members.”—Curve magazine



“Addresses the most critical issues faced by contemporary GLBTQ teens . . . the information it provides for teens makes it a valuable addition to any high school or public library collection.”—VOYA



“This book is one of queer life’s essentials—a must have for any LGBTQ young person, parent, or person working with youth. It is a book that can save and transform young lives and we need it to be everywhere.”—Out in Jersey Magazine



“This is a book I would have stolen from my library. GLBTQ is a book that needs to be in every junior high and high school library. The book is thorough and could help empower so many young people who are going through their adolescence full of fear.”

—Jamie McGonnigal, Talk About Equality blog



“For school counselors looking for a book that will provide professional development by deepening empathy for LGBTQ students, this book is a must-have. But even more importantly, by loaning the book out to students, school counselors can provide assurance to LGBTQ students that they are not alone and that there is an adult ready to help them process through any questions without judgment.”—ASCA School Counselor

Book Description

Frank information and sensitive advice for GLBTQ teens on fitting in, coming out (or not), and everything in between
 

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 240 pages
  • Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing; Second Edition, Revised, Revised and Updated 2nd Edition edition (March 1, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1575423634
  • ISBN-13: 978-1575423630
  • Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.5 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #39,995 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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As a mother of a gay child and a member of PFLAG, I found this book very informative to the GBLTQ person and parents and family. I would recommend it to everyone and would hope it was found in all libraries.
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This book covers it all and I highly recommend it to anyone, whether you are a parent, child, educator or loved one of a young person questioning their gender identity. A truly important and ground-breaking reference that has been needed in our society for a very long time.
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I am so happy this book exists! It gives clear, straightforward, factual information about every aspect of GLBT identity and experience, from questioning to bullying to safer sex to religious practice. This is valuable information for anyone, teen or not, gay or straight, to have on hand.
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I hate to say it but my son read this book cover to cover in a day and loved it. For someone who is struggling to identify with his gay side, he found this book very useful in learning how to relate to others who are and are not like him.
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This book tells the truth about the GLBTQ community. the hardships of discovery and coming out, the joy of accepting yourself, how to protect yourself in a not so understanding world. I only hope every GLBTQ teenager will read this and get a sense of hope, help, and understanding of themselves
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I bought this for my out gay 9th grader for Christmas and he and I both have loved it. The information is important, the concerns are relevant to him at this point in his life, the layout is interesting and accessible. If you love your child, buy him or her this book.
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This is an extremely important resource book for questioning youth -- their parents and their teachers. It provides in one place so many important resources for information and guidance. I think it would be especially important for straight youth to read to gain understanding and empathy for their gay friends.
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I ordered this book to share with a young teenager who's coming out has had negative repercussions in his family. He finds it very helpful and is grateful for the resource.
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