Yay! You're Gay! Now What?: A Gay Boy's Guide to Life

Yay! You're Gay! Now What?: A Gay Boy's Guide to Life

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

Title:Yay! You're Gay! Now What?: A Gay Boy's Guide to Life
ISBN:9781786033659
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  • PattyMacDotComma

    5★“People were onto me, and I was becoming less capable of manipulating who I was to survive the war zone that was school, and for that matter, the world. Something had to give or I was going to c...

  • Charlie Edgin

    (Disclaimer: this book was sent to me free of charge for review purposes. All opinions are genuine and my own!) When I first saw this book pop up in the list of books I could choose from to review, my...

  • Theo Hendrie

    Okay. I'm sorry about the three stars, really I am. I love Riyadh and the work that he does. And for the most part, I love this book too. It's incredibly pretty and artsy, it covers some really import...

  • Robert Kirwan

    Read bits and pieces here and there!! Each chapter is a topic in bite-size for quick reference.Very uplifting book which has a lot of important information!! I’m trying to think of this would be app...

  • Bryan

    Disclaimer: I received an e-ARC from the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.My "coming out" moment was not really a coming out moment. My parents sort of knew who and what I was ...

  • Mathias

    a gay boy's guide to life...I can highly recommend this awesome book to every gay guy, especially the younger ones, and to all members of our LGBTQ+ Community...Riyadh uses the right words and covers ...

  • Eve beinguniquebooks

    In this book by popular LGBTQ+ activist and member, Riyadh, he takes us through everything to do with being gay or otherwise from coming out and how to manage any and every situation possible to find ...

  • thewoollygeek (tea, cake, crochet & books)

    This is a wonderful book and a great guide and I think should be read by everyone regardless of sexual orientation. Light hearted and honest insights from a very genuine young gay man. This would be h...

  • Montzalee Wittmann

    Yay! You're Gay! Now What? A Gay Boy's Guide to Life by Riyadh Khalaf is a book I requested from NetGalley and the review is voluntary. I am not in the target range for this book but I still wanted to...

  • Marie

    I received a free e-book over NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. This book is an extremely informative while also relatable and personal guide to everything gay and LGBT+ and I would recommen...