What if Someone I know Is Gay?: Answers to Questions about Gay and Lesbian People (Plugged In)

Kids have questions about gay people, whether those questions concern a friend, a beloved aunt or uncle, or themselves. But there are exceedingly few places children and teenagers can go to find the age-appropriate information they need and few people they can turn to for the honest, straightforward answers they deserve. Eric Marcus, author of the bestselling adult book, Is It A Choice? Answers to 300 of the Most Frequently Asked Questions About Gay and Lesbian People (HarperSanFrancisco, 1993, 1999), offers the no-nonsense answers kids are looking for. He covers a full range of questions including: "Does a person just decide to become gay?", "Does God love gay people?", "How do I talk to my parents about this subject?", " What should I do if kids call me 'fag' or threaten to hurt me because they think I'm gay?", as well as direct answers to questions about gay and lesbian relationships and sex.In addition, the book will fully explore the whole new world that has been opened up for gay teenagers by the advent of the Internet, making it easily the most up-to-date book of its kind on the market.