Yay! You're Gay! Now What? by Riyadh Khalaf
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
- Healing heartbreak
- Finding your tribe
Riyadh Khalaf is a journalist, YouTuber, and LGBT+ advocate.
Imprint: Frances Lincoln Children's Books
Publication Date: 16 April 2019