Discover what it means to be a young transgender and/or non-binary person in the twenty-first century in this candid and funny guide for teens from the bestselling author of This Book is Gay.
In What's the T? Stonewall ambassador and bestselling author Juno Dawson is back again, this time with everything you've wanted to know about labels and identities and offering uncensored advice on coming out, sex, and relationships with her trademark humor and lightness of touch. It is informative, helpful, optimistic, and funny but with a good dose of reality and some of the things that can downright suck too.
The companion title to the groundbreaking This Book Is Gay, What's the T? tackles the complex realities of growing up trans with honesty and humor and is joyfully illustrated by gender non-conforming artist Soofiya.
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Praise for This Book is Gay:
A Guardian Best Book of the Year
2018 Garden State Teen Book Award Winner
"The book every LGBT person would have killed for as a teenager, told in the voice of a wise best friend. Frank, warm, funny, USEFUL."—Patrick Ness, New York Times bestselling author
"This egregious gap has now been filled to a fare-thee-well by Dawson's book."—Booklist *STARRED REVIEW*
Juno Dawson is the international bestselling author of fiction and nonfiction for young adults. She is a columnist for Attitude magazine and a key LGBTQ+ activist with the charity Stonewall. A former teacher specializing in behavior studies, Juno now writes full time and lives in Brighton, England.
"Dawson brings her signature breezy style to this nonfiction text." — Kirkus Reviews
"This guide to the truth about being trans is part memoir, part celebration, and all honesty." — Booklist
"High school librarians should strive to put this book in the hands of any student, teacher, or parent wanting to know more about the T in LGBTQ" — School Library Connection
"In the irreverent voice of an occasionally profane favorite aunt, Dawson, a transgender woman, talks about her coming out process before presenting a comprehensive introduction to all things transgender... [a] humorous, eye-opening presentation" — The Horn Book Guide
"What’s the T? discusses a range of topics that fall under the transgender and nonbinary umbrella with honesty, a few jokes, and an abundance of grace" — Foreword Review