This Book Is Gay

This Book Is Gay

Book - 2015
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Lesbian. Bisexual. Queer. Transgender. Straight. Curious. This book is for everyone, regardless of gender or sexual preference. This book is for anyone who's ever dared to wonder. Former PSHCE teacher and acclaimed YA author James Dawson gives an uncensored look at sexual orientation and gender identity. Including testimonials from people across the gender and sexual spectrums, this frank, funny, fully inclusive book explores everything anyone who ever dared to wonder wants to know, from sex to politics, how to pull, stereotypes, how to come-out and more.
Publisher: Naperville, Illinois : Sourcebooks Fire, c2015
Branch Call Number: 306.766 D272t
Characteristics: vi, 264 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Gerrell, Spike

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issacmateopiper
Jan 14, 2019

I will not stand for this sort of thing, call me a bigot but I am anti-LGBTQ and other gay material out there, this book should not be allowed in this child section of any libraries here in Denton.
Our society does not need to teach youth about being gay it's wrong and to my Christian rights I strongly think it is not safe for young minds and eyes to read.

This book tells you things that you might want to know about LGBTQIA. It's fresh, innovative, and informative.

- Chloe, Teen Volunteer

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KMJ_
Nov 13, 2016

James Dawson begins this book by saying it is for everyone, but the intention is to be a guide to young LGBT people. Most of the book serves as assurance to LGBT youth that there is a large community for them out in the world. There are certainly sections in the book that give helpful advice. The book isn't as comprehensive as it aims to be, with most of the book focusing on cis-gendered gay men. There are also parts where Dawson says that certain stereotypes are true, and that's a troubling statement for a book that is supposed to be celebrating individuality and fighting for equality.

deadpoollover Nov 20, 2015

I cannot believe this is what our world has come to. Trying to justify something that is so inhumane.

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