Twenty Gay teens speak out about their lives, about the realization of their sexuality, and the consequences for themselves. These young people discuss the reactions of their friends and families, their schoolmates and society in general.close this panel
A must-read for parents, teachers and teens.
The stories are personal and sometimes heartbreaking, but they all share a sense of individual growth, acceptance and hope.
As the young writers shape their queer identities, they touch on universal themes of acceptance and belonging.
Bold personal accounts of homosexuals combating the fear-endowed prescience of modern society.
The first-hand accounts are strong and vivid, compelling and wholly emotional.
A moving and insightful book about the power of storytelling, coming out and celebrating yourself.
The writing reflects the diversity of the young people and their experiences, and the authenticity of their words.
The first-person accounts capture the readers' interest and make it difficult not to empathsize with the storytellers.
This powerful book is truly an inspiring collection.
An important and emotionally powerful collection that is sure to encourage discussion.
The stories are raw, personal and challenging.
The stories are not depressing, but realistic, hopeful and inspiring.
A valuable resource in discussions of homosexuality in sex and health education classes.