‘Uplifting and triumphant, each story is a feat of bravery and courage.’ – Juno Dawson
‘A must-read for anyone grappling with coming out.’ – Riyadh Khalaf
“He told me being gay was nothing to be ashamed of.” – Bill
“I put my hands over my eyes as I told her, as I couldn’t bear to see her reaction.” – Olivia
Based on the hugely popular Coming Out Stories podcast, this empowering, humorous and deeply honest book invites you to share one of the most important moments in many LGBTQ+ people’s lives. From JP coming out to his reflection in the mirror, to Jacob coming out to their Mum over email, from Christine knowing she was trans as a young child, to Kerry coming out as a lesbian in her late thirties, all of the real life stories in this book show you there is no right or wrong way to come out, whatever your age and whatever your background. Whether you’re gay, pan, queer, bi, trans, non-binary, or an ally, this uplifting go-to resource is filled with helpful advice and tips on what to expect, and inspirational quotes from leading LGBTQ+ figures, to help you live your life as your most authentic self.
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