GLBTQ* (Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning) : the survival guide for queer and questioning teens.
- 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Ohio Twp PL - Bell Road Library||TEEN 306.766 HUEGEL (Text)||39206021022767||Teen NF||Available||-|
- Physical Description: 223 p. ; 23 cm.
- Publisher: Minneapolis, MN Free Spirit Pub. 2003.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| GLBTQ basics -- Homophobia -- Coming out -- Life at school -- GLBTQ friends -- Dating and relationships -- Sex -- Your health -- Drugs, alcohol and tobacco -- Religion and culture -- Work, college & beyond -- Transgender teens.
|Summary, etc.:|| Describes the challenges faced by gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered teens, offers practical advice, real-life experiences, and accessible resources and support groups.
The teen years are full of challenges. For gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered, and questioning teens, these challenges can include prejudice, discrimination, rejection, reprisals, insensitive remarks (even among friends and families) and, sometimes, violence. But being a GLBTQ teen can also be fun and enlightening?when you are comfortable with who you are. Author Kelly Huegel understands what GLBT teens want and need to know. As a teen, she struggled to realize and accept her own identity. Her frank, sensitive book is written for teens who are beginning to question their sexual or gender identity, those who interested in GLBT issues and rights, and those who need guidance, reassurance, or reminders that they aren?t alone. Kelly offers practical advice, knowing encouragement, accessible resources, and real-life testimonials from teens who?ve "been there." Topics include coming out (the pluses and minuses), facing prejudice and pressure, getting support, navigating relationships, staying safe, making healthy choices, surviving and thriving in high school, and more. The message throughout is strong and clear: By accepting yourself, you take charge of your own future.
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