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Here and Queer Rowan Ellis

Here and Queer By Rowan Ellis

Here and Queer by Rowan Ellis

Condition - Very Good
5 in stock


Here and Queer contains everything that young queer girls need to embrace their identity.

Here and Queer Summary

Here and Queer by Rowan Ellis

Here and Queer is a helpful, friendly guide full of support and advice about living your best queer life, written for girls.

This vibrant, inclusive guide, designed for all kinds of girls, is designed to help you be the strongest, proudest, happiest version of yourself! A celebration of the gift of queerness, it's packed full of heartfelt advice, comforting stories and stylish illustrations, and will give you the tools you need to explore your own identity, on your own terms.

Author and YouTuber Rowan Ellis uses her personal experience to take you through queer life, from coming out and dealing with tough stuff, right through to finding friendships and celebrating Pride. There are also brilliant guest essays from contributors across the LGBTQ+ spectrum.

The book opens with guidance on understanding how you feel as a queer girl. From choosing your pronouns to navigating different labels and identities, Ellis helps girls understand that they are in control of their own identity, and that it's ok to not be sure straight away.

Moving onto a glossary of queer terms, Here and Queer helps introduce girls to the rainbow of definitions and terms which help queer people understand who they are and how they feel. The book then moves onto advice on coming out, for many one of the hardest steps to take on their journey to truly living their best lives.

Following are chapters on sex and romance, including helpful advice about your first time, as well as guides on consent and knowing how to make sure you build a healthy and supportive relationship with your partner.

There are also sections on dealing with bullies and stigma, finding your community and looking after your mental health, including advice on how to help you find extra support if you need it. The book also has more information on queer ladies in history, and on the fight for equality undertaken by brave activists throughout history and today.

Stylishly designed with cool illustrations, this friendly and supportive book will help all queer girls navigate the challenges of discovering and embracing their identities and flourishing in their own skins!

Here and Queer Reviews

A fresh, fun guide to living your best queer life, packed with everything teenage LGBTQ+ girls need to know, from coming out and finding safe spaces to friendship and romance. * The Bookseller *

About Rowan Ellis

Rowan Ellis is a writer, video essayist and LGBTQI+ advocate who creates content around queer history, pop culture and activism. Her YouTube channel has over 170,000 subscribers and her videos have a collective total of nearly 8 million views. Her work has been covered in publications including Forbes, The Guardian, Teen Vogue, Elle UK and BBC, and she is the co-founder and co-organiser of Ruckus Retreat, a residential retreat for creatives. She lives in London with her two cats - Persephone and Ichabod - and an oven perpetually full of baked goods.

Jacky Sheridan is an Irish illustrator who uses her unique humour and style to create fun, bold and engaging work. She lends her illustration talent to artistic activism around causes such as queer rights, feminism and body positivity.

Additional information

Here and Queer by Rowan Ellis
Used - Very Good
Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

Customer Reviews - Here and Queer