In Your Face: Stories from the Lives of Queer Youth / Edition 1

In Your Face: Stories from the Lives of Queer Youth / Edition 1

by John Dececco, Phd, Mary L Gray
     
 

Presents first hand accounts from 15 gay teens of differing backgrounds about various issues they face growing up queer. The accounts are organized under topic headings related to coming out to friends and the family, religious attitudes, school bigotry, finding community on the Internet, relationships, and extracurriculars in the community. Annotation c. Book News,… See more details below

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Presents first hand accounts from 15 gay teens of differing backgrounds about various issues they face growing up queer. The accounts are organized under topic headings related to coming out to friends and the family, religious attitudes, school bigotry, finding community on the Internet, relationships, and extracurriculars in the community. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780789000767
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/28/1999
Series:
Haworth Gay and Lesbian Studies Series
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction: Why Do We Need Books Like This?1
Ch. 1Background: Profiles of the People You Will Meet in This Book7
Ch. 2One of These Kids Is Not Like the Others21
Ch. 3You're WHAT? Coming Out to the Family45
Ch. 4Do You Have to Let the WHOLE World Know?61
Ch. 5Condemned or Redeemed? What Does Your God Think of All This?75
Ch. 6Kids in the Hall: What Is It Like at School?81
Ch. 7CyberQueer: Finding Community on the Internet99
Ch. 8Community Views: The Lesbian/Bi/Gay World and Beyond103
Ch. 9Getting Involved: Extracurriculars in the Community117
Ch. 10Is This Your First Time? First Kisses, Relationships, and Other Such Things127
Ch. 11The Future: Where Are You Going?143
Ch. 12Listen Up! Messages to Others157

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