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Yay! You’re Gay! Now What? : A Gay Boy’s Guide to Life

Khalaf, Riyadh, McFeeters, Melissa
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd (Frances Lincoln Childrens Books)
Published: April 18, 2019
ISBN: 9781786031914
224 pages
Country of publication: United Kingdom

£9.99

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 out

First crushes, first kisses and first times

Dealing with bullies and homophobia

Learning to love your body

Sex ed for gay guys

Consent

Healing heartbreak

Finding your tribe

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