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Review – A Quick & Easy Guide To Queer & Trans Identities

I saw this first on someone’s blog review here on WordPress and realised I needed this book in my life. It looked so incredibly cute!

This ARC was provided to me by NetGalley and Oni Press in return for an honest review. Thank you!

A Quick & Easy Guide To Queer & Trans Identities

by Mady G & J.R. Zuckerberg


Synopsis by NetGalley

A great starting point for anyone curious about queer and trans life, and helpful for those already on their own journeys!

In this quick and easy guide to queer and trans identities, cartoonists Mady G and JR Zuckerberg guide you through the basics of the LGBT+ world! Covering essential topics like sexuality, gender identity, coming out, and navigating relationships, this guide explains the spectrum of human experience through informative comics, interviews, worksheets, and imaginative examples. A great starting point for anyone curious about queer and trans life, and helpful for those already on their own journeys!

My Opinion

4 stars


the art

the diversness


I really enjoyed this! It was cute, funny, and very informative. The art was very nice and comedic in places. This under 100 pages graphic novel contains a lot of information and text, but it’s divided into several chapters including what is queer, what is trans, what is asexuality, what is a healthy relationship, etc. It was a quick but informative read.

In the beginning, I didn’t fully understand why they were snails, but later on, in the coming out chapter, it all made sense.

The synopsis says it’s for anyone and everyone, and it truly is. I am asexual and I like gaining knowledge about other sexual orientations and other genders, and even for me the was new information in here. As an asexual, I am comfortable with the label, but I’ve never researched it just in case I don’t fit into its boxed walls. I didn’t know this book would contain a whole chapter on asexuality, but I m quite relieved it did. Does small questions I had in the back of my head were answered and I’m oh so totally happy about it. Asexuality does not have boxed walls and it does not have gatekeepers. I could never be happier.

My favourite graphic was this one. It really made me chuckle. Talk about hitting the nail on the head 😂

A Quick & Easy Guide to Queer & Trans Identities extract

I highly enjoyed it and learned a lot about myself too 🥰

Strongly recommended to everyone 😁

Have you read this? What did you think?



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