J, who feels like a boy mistakenly born as a girl, runs away from his best friend who has rejected him and the parents he thinks do not understand him when he finally decides that it is time to be who he really is.
Living at home with his parents, sanctimonious sister, and overbearing grandmother, sixteen-year-old Jaz--struggles to cope with his less-than-perfect life, including his therapist, his sexuality, tormenting schoolmates, and encounters with his high-school teacher at a local gay bar.
A coming-of-age tale about a student in England trying to deal with his feelings of attraction to both girls and boys while dealing with a new friendship that has the possibility of turning into something more.
Laura, a seventeen-year-old Cuban American girl, is thrown out of her house when her mother discovers she is a lesbian, but after trying to change her heart and hide from the truth, Laura finally comes to terms with who she is and learns to love and respect herself.
In Vancouver, British Columbia, two teenage dressage riders, one a spoiled rich girl and the other a closeted gay sixteen-year-old boy, come to terms with their identities and learn to accept themselves.
When two teens, one gay and one straight, meet accidentally and discover that they share the same name, their lives become intertwined as one begins dating the other's best friend, who produces a play revealing his relationship with them both.
A gay teenage boy and a fragile teenage girl meet while living on the streets of New York City and eventually decide to take a road trip across America to discover whether or not the world is a beautiful place.
Hoping to escape from himself for awhile, Kit auditions for a controversial school play and discovers his talent for acting, struggles with coming out, and both he and his costar face crises in their view of themselves and in their close relationships. Told from two points of view.
A delightful novel that takes place in a town where gays and
straights all hang out together at terrific bookstores and concerts and
advise one another on the sometimes troubled progress of their various
Three high school seniors, a jock with a girlfriend and an alcoholic father, a closeted gay, and a flamboyant gay rights advocate, struggle with family issues, gay bashers, first sex, and conflicting feelings about each other.
High school senior Cameron Hayes endures a disastrous prom night when forced to take a girl as his date, and after fleeing the dance in disguise, he finds himself involved in a surprising on-stage performance, a high-speed police chase, and unexpected revelations.
Even though Hal is gay and Chuck is straight, the two fifteen-year-olds are best friends and set up a blog where Hal records his budding romance with a young Frenchman and Chuck falls for a summer theater camp diva.
As he works through his often difficult relationships with his single mother, distant twin sister, his first boyfriend, and an odd assortment of friends, a teenage boy learns about the wounds and healing brought by love.
Starting a new life with his legendary psycho-poet mother in a sleepy New England town, seventeen-year-old Noah York uncovers clues to an age-old mystery in the walls of their old Victorian home, while falling in love with the boy next door.
Offers gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender teens, as well as those questioning their sexuality, information and practical advice to help them deal with the issues they may face with their families, at school, and within contemporary society.