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It's tough being a teen


It Gets Better

Yes, it is tough being a teen. 

It is even tougher when you are struggling with issues of sexuality, coming out, bullying and who you can trust. 

Editors Dan Savage and Terry Millers have put together a book titled It gets better : coming out, overcoming bullying, and creating a life worth living.  

The stories, essays and testimonials are written to teens from celebrities, political leaders, and everyday people. 

Sadly, many teens can't see a positive future for themselves, but the contributors to this work can. 

They will show LGBT youth the kind of happiness, potential, and satisfaction their lives hold if they can just get through these early years. Another inspirational resource is Kathy Belge and Marke Bieschke's Queer: the ultimate LGBT guide for teens.

If you are a teen struggling with any of these issues or if you know a friend, family member or acquaintance that you think might need some words of reassurance, comfort and direction recommend these books. 

Your recommendations may go a long way to helping a youth through the troubling years of being a teen.

book cover:  It gets better: coming out, overcoming bullying, and creatign a life worth living