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The pride guide : a guide to sexual and social health for LGBTQ youth /

by Langford, Jo [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2018]Description: xviii, 363 pages ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781538110768; 1538110768.Subject(s): Gays -- Social aspects | Gays -- Health and hygiene | Gays -- Violence against | Gay men -- Social aspects | Gay men -- Health and hygiene | Gay men -- Violence against | Lesbians -- Social aspects | Lesbians -- Health and hygiene | Lesbians -- Violence against | Bisexuals -- Social aspects | Bisexuals -- Health and hygiene | Bisexuals -- Violence against | Asexual people -- Social aspects | Asexual people -- Health and hygiene | Asexual people -- Violence against | Transgender people -- Social aspects | Transgender people -- Health and hygiene | Transgender people -- Violence against | Gender identity -- Social aspects | Sexual minority youth -- Social aspects | Sexual minority youth -- Psychology | Sexual minority youth -- Violence against | Transgender people -- Social aspects | Transgender people -- Health and hygiene | Transgender people -- Violence against | Nonfiction
Contents:
Part one: "Born this way". Biology ; Puberty ; If you were born with female reproductive parts ; If you were born with male reproductive parts ; Body image -- Part Two: "True colors". Identity and the spectrum ; Expression and the spectrum -- Part three: "I'm coming out". Coming out ; Coming out bi ; Coming out ace ; Coming out trans ; Transition ; Passing -- Part four: "Let's Have A Kiki". Dating ; Relationships ; Intimate violence -- Part five: "Somewhere over the rainbow". The sex part ; Abstinence and indulgence ; Casual sex -- Part six: "Closer to fine". Sexually transmitted infections (STIS) ; HIV/AIDS 101 ; Safer sex ; Sexual health -- Part seven: "Don't leave me this way". Sexual harm ; Harassment, abuse, and assault ; Personal safety -- Part eight: "I Will Survive". Sexualized harm ; Coping with minority stress ; The religion thing ; If your family is unsupportive -- Part Nine: "(Supermodel) You better work!". Online safety ; Porn ; Digital citizenship -- Part ten: "We are family" (For parents). Why this book is necessary ; LGBTQ 101 for parents ; Is my kid gay? ; Is my child trans? ; My kid came out, now what? ; The family that transitions together ; Parenting your queer kid -- Glossary.
Summary: Jo Langford offers a complete guide to sexual and social development, safety, and health for LGBTQ youth and those who love and support them. Written from a practical perspective, the author explores the realities of teen sexuality, particularly that of trans teens, and provides guidance and understanding for parents and kids alike.Summary: "The Pride Guide is an indispensable resource written explicitly for the almost 10 percent of teenagers who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans, or any of the unique identities that are not heterosexual/cisgender. It explores sex, dating, relationships, puberty, and both physical and online safety. The issue today is not whether or not queer youth will get sex education; the issue is how and where they will gather information and whether or not the information they gather l will be applicable, reliable, or exploitative. Equipping teens and their families with knowledge and self-confidence, this book provides the best protection against the unfortunate backlash that is sometimes encountered by those who grow up queer."--Back cover.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

The Pride Guide is an indispensable resource written explicitly for the almost 10 percent of teenagers who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans, or any of the unique identities that are not heterosexual/cisgender. It explores sex, dating, relationships, puberty, and both physical and online safety. The issue today is not whether or not queer youth will get sex education; the issue is how and where they will gather information and whether or not the information they gather will be applicable, reliable, or exploitative. Equipping teens and their families with knowledge and self-confidence, this book provides the best protection against the unfortunate backlash that is sometimes encountered by those who grow up queer. Book jacket.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 337-353) and index.

Part one: "Born this way". Biology ; Puberty ; If you were born with female reproductive parts ; If you were born with male reproductive parts ; Body image -- Part Two: "True colors". Identity and the spectrum ; Expression and the spectrum -- Part three: "I'm coming out". Coming out ; Coming out bi ; Coming out ace ; Coming out trans ; Transition ; Passing -- Part four: "Let's Have A Kiki". Dating ; Relationships ; Intimate violence -- Part five: "Somewhere over the rainbow". The sex part ; Abstinence and indulgence ; Casual sex -- Part six: "Closer to fine". Sexually transmitted infections (STIS) ; HIV/AIDS 101 ; Safer sex ; Sexual health -- Part seven: "Don't leave me this way". Sexual harm ; Harassment, abuse, and assault ; Personal safety -- Part eight: "I Will Survive". Sexualized harm ; Coping with minority stress ; The religion thing ; If your family is unsupportive -- Part Nine: "(Supermodel) You better work!". Online safety ; Porn ; Digital citizenship -- Part ten: "We are family" (For parents). Why this book is necessary ; LGBTQ 101 for parents ; Is my kid gay? ; Is my child trans? ; My kid came out, now what? ; The family that transitions together ; Parenting your queer kid -- Glossary.

Jo Langford offers a complete guide to sexual and social development, safety, and health for LGBTQ youth and those who love and support them. Written from a practical perspective, the author explores the realities of teen sexuality, particularly that of trans teens, and provides guidance and understanding for parents and kids alike.

"The Pride Guide is an indispensable resource written explicitly for the almost 10 percent of teenagers who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans, or any of the unique identities that are not heterosexual/cisgender. It explores sex, dating, relationships, puberty, and both physical and online safety. The issue today is not whether or not queer youth will get sex education; the issue is how and where they will gather information and whether or not the information they gather l will be applicable, reliable, or exploitative. Equipping teens and their families with knowledge and self-confidence, this book provides the best protection against the unfortunate backlash that is sometimes encountered by those who grow up queer."--Back cover.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Acknowledgments (p. ix)
  • Intro (p. xi)
  • Part 1 "Born This Way" (p. 1)
  • Chapter 1 Biology (p. 3)
  • Chapter 2 Puberty (p. 7)
  • Chapter 3 If You Were Born with Female Reproductive Parts (p. 11)
  • Chapter 4 If You Were Born with Male Reproductive Parts (p. 21)
  • Chapter 5 Body Image (p. 25)
  • Part 2 "True Colors" (p. 29)
  • Chapter 6 Identity and the Spectrum (p. 31)
  • Chapter 7 Expression and the Spectrum (p. 37)
  • Part 3 "I'm Coming Out" (p. 43)
  • Chapter 8 Coming Out (p. 45)
  • Chapter 9 Coming Out Bi (p. 49)
  • Chapter 10 Coming Out Ace (p. 51)
  • Chapter 11 Coming Out Trans (p. 53)
  • Chapter 12 Transition (p. 59)
  • Chapter 13 Passing (p. 87)
  • Part 4 "Let's Have A Kiki" (p. 93)
  • Chapter 14 Dating (p. 95)
  • Chapter 15 Relationships (p. 101)
  • Chapter 16 Intimate Violence (p. 113)
  • Part 5 "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" (p. 119)
  • Chapter 17 The Sex Part (p. 121)
  • Chapter 18 Abstinence and Indulgence (p. 135)
  • Chapter 19 Casual Sex (p. 139)
  • Part 6 "Closer to Fine" (p. 141)
  • Chapter 20 Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) (p. 143)
  • Chapter 21 HIV/AIDS 101 (p. 153)
  • Chapter 22 Safer Sex (p. 159)
  • Chapter 23 Sexual Health (p. 169)
  • Part 7 "Don't Leave Me This Way" (p. 175)
  • Chapter 24 Sexual Harm (p. 177)
  • Chapter 25 Harassment, Abuse, and Assault (p. 179)
  • Chapter 26 Personal Safety (p. 187)
  • Part 8 "I Will Survive" (p. 195)
  • Chapter 27 Sexualized Harm (p. 197)
  • Chapter 28 Coping with Minority Stress (p. 201)
  • Chapter 29 The Religion Thing (p. 209)
  • Chapter 30 If Your Family Is Unsupportive (p. 213)
  • Part 9 "(Supermodel) You Better Work" (p. 221)
  • Chapter 31 Online Safety (p. 223)
  • Chapter 32 Porn (p. 229)
  • Chapter 33 Digital Citizenship (p. 235)
  • Part 10 "We Are Family" (For Parents) (p. 247)
  • Chapter 34 Why This Book Is Necessary (p. 249)
  • Chapter 35 LGBTQ 101 for Parents (p. 255)
  • Chapter 36 Is My Kid Gay? (p. 259)
  • Chapter 37 Is My Child Trans? (p. 265)
  • Chapter 38 My Kid Came Out, Now What? (p. 271)
  • Chapter 39 The Family That Transitions Together (p. 279)
  • Chapter 40 Parenting Your Queer Kid (p. 285)
  • Outro (p. 295)
  • Glossary (p. 297)
  • Notes (p. 319)
  • Bibliography (p. 337)
  • Index (p. 355)
  • About the Author (p. 363)

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