Coming Out Stories: Personal Experiences of Coming Out from Across the LGBTQ+ Spectrum (Paperback)

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By Emma Goswell (Editor), Sam Walker (Editor), Tim Sigsworth Mbe (Foreword by)
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'Uplifting and triumphant, each story is a feat of bravery and courage.' - Juno Dawson
'A must-read for anyone grappling with coming out.' - Riyadh Khalaf

"He told me being gay was nothing to be ashamed of." - Bill
"I put my hands over my eyes as I told her, as I couldn't bear to see her reaction." - Olivia

Based on the hugely popular Coming Out Stories podcast, this empowering, humorous and deeply honest book invites you to share one of the most important moments in many LGBTQ+ people's lives.

From JP coming out to his reflection in the mirror, to Jacob coming out to their Mum over email, from Christine knowing she was trans as a young child, to Kerry coming out as a lesbian in her late thirties, all of the real life stories in this book show you there is no right or wrong way to come out, whatever your age and whatever your background.

Whether you're gay, pan, queer, bi, trans, non-binary, or an ally, this uplifting go-to resource is filled with helpful advice and tips on what to expect, and inspirational quotes from leading LGBTQ+ figures, to help you live your life as your most authentic self. Welcome to the family

About the Author

Emma Goswell and Sam Walker host and produce the Coming Out Stories podcast and have over 20 years' broadcasting experience. Emma has co presented both the breakfast and drive time shows on Gaydio - the world's biggest LGBTQ+ radio station - and has been published by DIVA and Gay Star News. She has featured on BBC Radio London, BBC Wales, BBC Scotland and BBC 5 Live to discuss LGBTQ+ issues. Emma currently lives with her family in Wales, where she is a carer for her sister. Sam is a writer and a broadcaster and founder and MD of What Goes on Media, a company dedicated to helping individuals and organisations tell their stories through audio. She was previously a presenter for Radio 5 Live and now lives in Arizona, USA.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781787754959
ISBN-10: 1787754952
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Publication Date: January 21st, 2021
Pages: 240
Language: English