The Ultimate LGBT Guide for Teens

  • Interest Level: Grade 9 - Grade 12   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 8

Honest and engaging, Queer takes LGBT teens on an awesome and enlightening journey through the sometimes scary, sometimes silly, and always fabulous world of queer life. With advice on coming out, navigating a queer social life, dealing with queerphobia, and having safe sex, Queer is a must-have for all teens who think they might be queer—or know someone who is.

Format List Price Your Price Qty
$23.99 $17.99
Interest Level Grade 9 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 8
Genre Nonfiction, Young Adult
Subject Diversity, Social Studies
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Zest Books ™
Language English
Publication Date 2011-01-01
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Awards, Bibliography/further reading, Foreword, Index, Original artwork, Reviewed, and Sidebars


  • YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults Nominee, Nominated, 2014
  • YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, Nominated, 2012
  • ALA Rainbow List, Winner, 2012


Publishers Weekly

“[O]ffers upfront advice and information for teens who think they may be (or know they are) lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender.”—Publishers Weekly

Illustrator: Christian Robinson

Author: Kathy Belge

Kathy Belge has been a freelance writer since 2003 specializing in the LGBT community. She co-authored the book Lipstick and Dipstick's Essential Guide to Lesbian Relationships and wrote the monthly advice column Lipstick & Dipstick for Curve magazine for 11 years. She's worked extensively with queer youth and was the director of the Sexual Minority Youth Resource Center, Oregon's largest program for LGBT teens. Kathy lives in Portland, Oregon.

Author: Marke Bieschke

Marke Bieschke has worked as an editor at Gay.com, PlanetOut.com, and the San Francisco Bay Guardian.