Bold Strokes Books
Speaking Out features stories for and about LGBT and Q teens by fresh voices and noted authors in the field of young adult literature. These are inspiring stories of overcoming adversity (against intolerance and homophobia) and experiencing life after "coming out." Queer teens need tales of what might happen next in their lives, and editor Steve Berman showcases a diversity of events, challenges, and, especially, triumphs.
LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Gay/Lesbian; Bisexuality; Transgender; gay; gay teenager; bisexual teenager; transgender teenager; girl to boy
gay males; lesbian females; bisexual male; transgender male
Cybils Awards, 2011, Nominee, Fiction Young Adult
LGBTQ teens; coming out; homophobia; adversity; intolerance; personal stories; struggles; bullying
Berman, Steve, "Speaking Out" (2011). Diverse Families. 1419.