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A great starting point

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A review of A Quick & Easy Guide to Queer & Trans Identities by Mady G.

This is recommended reading in tandem with A Quick & Easy Guide to They/Them Pronouns by Archie Bongiovanni and Tristan Jimerson.

Mady G.'s book is brightly colored, cute and a seriously quick read at 94 pages. It's a guide about queerness and human love and identity as told by some adorable snails who are witnessing a queer education event around a campfire in the woods. The presentation is safe and comforting.  

They/Them, a guide to gender-neutral pronouns, is also a friendly and speedy read at 60 pages. The artwork is more subdued and realistic than Mady G.'s. The two guides complement each other nicely. 

Both educational comics are a warm, welcoming place to start. They are short and accessible and intended to help introduce queer and trans terminology and concepts and gender-neutral pronouns. Both books explain what they are, why they matter, how to use them, and give guidance when you make mistakes. Practical information for teens and adults.

July 22, 2019