This collection of short stories looks at LGBTQ teens and their firsts. From first kisses to first loves to feeling accepted for the first time, it offers a wide array of voices to a generation.
There s nothing like the first time. Whether it s a first crush, first date, first kiss, or finding tolerance and approval for the first time, for gay, lesbian, bi, and trans teens or those still exploring and discovering their sexuality and identity these important firsts can shape the rest of their lives. Gathering the courage to come out to their families, admit their feelings to a friend, or go to school presenting as the people they really are can be a struggle. But with the support of their allies and their own inner strength, the brave young people in these stories take the first steps toward happiness and living on their own terms. From sweet stories of newly discovered love, humorous accounts of awkward dinners and dances, to fights for acceptance and even survival, the teens in this anthology must face new challenges and rise to meet them. These are the first times they ll never forget.
Genre: Contemporary, short stories