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The New Gay Teenager

Author : Ritch C Savin-Williams
ISBN : 9780674043138
Genre : Psychology
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Gay, straight, bisexual: how much does sexual orientation matter to a teenager's mental health or sense of identity? In this down-to-earth book, filled with the voices of young people speaking for themselves, Savin-Williams argues that the standard image of gay youth presented by mental health researchers--as depressed, isolated, drug-dependent, even suicidal--may have been exaggerated even twenty years ago, and is far from accurate today.

Becoming Who I Am

Author : Ritch C. Savin-Williams
ISBN : 9780674971592
Genre : Psychology
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Proud, happy, grateful—gay youth describe their lives in terms that would have seemed surprising a generation ago. Yet many adults, including parents, are skeptical of this sea change—coming out is supposed to involve struggle. This is the kind of thinking, say the honest, humorous young men in Ritch Savin-Williams’s new book, that needs to change.

Queer

Author : Kathy Belge
ISBN : 9780547687322
Genre : Young Adult Nonfiction
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Teen life is hard enough with all of the pressures kids face, but for teens who are LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender), it’s even harder. When do you decide to come out? To whom? Will your friends accept you? And how on earth do you meet people to date? Queer is a humorous, engaging, and honest guide that helps LGBT teens come out to friends and family, navigate their new LGBT social life, figure out if a crush is also queer, and rise up against bigotry and homophobia. Queer also includes personal stories from the authors and sidebars on queer history. It’s a must-read for any teen who thinks they might be queer - or knows someone who is.

Get Out Of My Life But First Could You Drive Me And Cheryl To The Mall

Author : Anthony E. Wolf
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Transparent

Author : Cris Beam
ISBN : 0156033771
Genre : Family & Relationships
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A journalist chronicles her volunteer work with four transgender high-school students in Los Angeles, describing the difficulties they face in reconciling their perceptions of themselves with the way that others view them.

This Is A Book For Parents Of Gay Kids

Author : Dannielle Owens-Reid
ISBN : 9781452142425
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Written in an accessible Q&A format, here, finally, is the go-to resource for parents hoping to understand and communicate with their gay child. Through their LGBTQ-oriented site, the authors are uniquely experienced to answer parents' many questions and share insight and guidance on both emotional and practical topics. Filled with real-life experiences from gay kids and parents, this is the book gay kids want their parents to read.

And Then I Became Gay

Author : Ritch Williams-Savin
ISBN : 9781136806339
Genre : Social Science
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"...And Then I Became Gay is about the lives of young men who express the complications, adversities, and satisfactions of being a sexual outsider in North America during the 1980s and 1990s. Consisting of narratives which chronicle developmental progression from first memories of being attracted to other males to a subsequent integration of their sexual identity with a personal identity, this book is also unique in its cross-section of men from different ethnic backgrounds. Although each story in this volume has a personal meaning to the individual youth disclosing it, aspects of these narratives can express a normative experience growing up gay or bisexual during the past two decades. For many of the contributors and readers, these stories may prove to be not only ones of coming out, but coming of age.

Epilepsy

Author : Kathlyn Gay
ISBN : 0810858355
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Discusses the myths and facts of epilepsy, including offering medical information, advice on how to deal with the disease, and candid stories from teens living with epilepsy. Reprint.

Two Teenagers In Twenty

Author : Ann Heron
ISBN : 1555832822
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Writings by Gay and Lesbian Youth First person accounts by some forty young people that will ease the way for other teenagers to understand and explore their sexual identity.

What Do I Do When Teenagers Question Their Sexuality

Author : Steven Gerali
ISBN : 9780310398592
Genre : Religion
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"When faced with a crisis, the first words most people think are, “What do I do…?” In this important series of books designed for anyone connected to teenagers, Dr. Steven Gerali addresses six daunting and difficult situations that, when they do happen, often leave youth workers and parents feeling unprepared. With a background in adolescent counseling, Dr. Gerali provides valuable resources to help youth workers and parents through some of the most challenging situations they may face. What Do I Do When Teenagers Question Their Sexuality helps youth workers and parents navigate the challenging waters created by this issue, and offers tools to deal with the shifting views of sexuality in culture and in their teens’ lives. What Do I Do When Teenagers Struggle with Eating Disorders offers insights to help youth workers and parents understand and recognize eating disorders in order to initiate helping strategies for teens dealing with this issue."

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