Coming out as gender nonconforming often includes explaining what that is -along with what it means for you- to friends and family that have never encountered GNC people or vernacular. Unfortunately, one who realizes they are trans is not immediately imbued with the knowledge and teaching skills to educate everyone they interact with. Usually, we’re trying to define what it is we need to communicate. The snails and Sproutlings in this book can help. This kind & informative guide is written for: concerned family, queer folk in need of an update, people preparing to come out, allies, and everyone else.— From Kids & YA Recommendations
A great starting point for anyone curious about queer and trans life, and helpful for those already on their own journeys!
In this quick and easy guide to queer and trans identities, cartoonists Mady G and JR Zuckerberg guide you through the basics of the LGBT+ world! Covering essential topics like sexuality, gender identity, coming out, and navigating relationships, this guide explains the spectrum of human experience through informative comics, interviews, worksheets, and imaginative examples. A great starting point for anyone curious about queer and trans life, and helpful for those already on their own journeys!
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About the Author
J.R. Zuckerberg is a cartoonist, illustrator and craftsperson living in Brooklyn, NY. They grew up in the woods of northern Westchester and have always drawn inspiration from their observations of nature on a very small scale. They are so excited to debut the microcosm of the Sproutlings in A Quick & Easy Guide to Queer & Trans Identities!
Mady G. is a cartoonist and illustrator based in Los Angeles, CA. No stranger to wildlife and natural wonders, they spent most of their childhood exploring in the northeastern US and in southwestern Canada, surrounded by all kinds of flora and fauna. They are passionate about LGBT and human rights, especially the rights of transgender and gender non-conforming people, and hope to contribute to a more loving and less judgemental world.
"This nonfiction graphic novel by #OwnVoices collaborators Mady G. and Zuckerberg packs a lot of useful information into a slim volume."
— Publishers Weekly (starred review)
"This is a comic full of wisdom, full of whimsy, and really, really full of love."