Subtitle A Gay Boy's Guide to Life

Riyadh Khalaf
Price £9.99
Description Description
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
Format Trade Paperback 224 Pages
ISBN 9781786031914
Size5.08 in x 7.80 in / 129.00 mm x 198.00 mm
Published Date April 18th, 2019
Riyadh Khalaf
Riyadh Khalaf is a journalist, YouTuber, and LGBT+ advocate. He is best known for his groundbreaking BBC docuseries Queer Britain in which he investigated issues affecting the queer community, including racism, eating disorders, religion, gender identity, and porn. He first came to prominence on YouTube where his comedy and LGBT+ videos made him a “gay big brother” to younger viewers looking for inspiration and help with their identities. His channel has amassed over 47 million views and been featured on outlets including CNN, NBC, The Guardian, Huffington Post, and BuzzFeed. Riyadh is now a regular host on BBC Radio 1’s Life Hacks and Unexpected Fluids shows, delving into young people’s mental health, sex and relationships.
Melissa McFeeters
Melissa McFeeters is a full-time freelance graphic designer and illustrator based in Philadelphia. After illustrating digitally for many years, she challenged herself to a personal project by creating and sharing a unique papercut illustration on Instagram every day for 100 days straight. Now she's lucky to have the opportunity to create papercut creations for clients. Her work has appeared in Communication Arts Magazine and the PRINT Regional Design Annual. 
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