All boys aren't blue : a memoir-manifesto / George M. Johnson.

By: Johnson, George M. (George Matthew), 1985- [author.]Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 2020Copyright date: ©2020Edition: First editionDescription: 304 pages ; 22 cmContent type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780374312718; 0374312710Subject(s): Johnson, George M. (George Matthew), 1985- Teen nonfiction | African American gay men -- Biography -- Teen nonfiction | Gays -- Idenity -- Teen nonfictionDDC classification: 306.76/6208996073 LOC classification: HQ76.27.A37 | J644 2020Summary: In a series of personal essays, prominent journalist and LGBTQIA+ activist George M. Johnson explores his childhood, adolescence, and college years in New Jersey and Virginia. From the memories of getting his teeth kicked out by bullies at age five, to flea marketing with his loving grandmother, to his first sexual relationships, this young-adult memoir weaves together the trials and triumphs faced by Black queer boys. Both a primer for teens eager to be allies as well as a reassuring testimony for young queer men of color, All Boys Aren't Blue covers topics such as gender identity, toxic masculinity, brotherhood, family, structural marginalization, consent, and Black joy. Johnson's emotionally frank style of writing will appeal directly to young adults.
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In a series of personal essays, prominent journalist and LGBTQIA+ activist George M. Johnson explores his childhood, adolescence, and college years in New Jersey and Virginia. From the memories of getting his teeth kicked out by bullies at age five, to flea marketing with his loving grandmother, to his first sexual relationships, this young-adult memoir weaves together the trials and triumphs faced by Black queer boys. Both a primer for teens eager to be allies as well as a reassuring testimony for young queer men of color, All Boys Aren't Blue covers topics such as gender identity, toxic masculinity, brotherhood, family, structural marginalization, consent, and Black joy. Johnson's emotionally frank style of writing will appeal directly to young adults.

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