Knowledge

This section contains recommendations of books for LGBTIQ and gender and sexual diversity therapists and clients, and provides links to other suitable organisations.

If you are gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex or any other gender or sexual preference and are seeking literature about the societal and personal issues surrounding sexuality and gender, or if you are a therapist who is working with clients such as this and looking for texts to gain a greater understanding, then start your search here.

Once you have found what you are looking for, we highly recommend that you check out Gay’s The Word, a friendly and well stocked bookshop in central London that should meet your requirements. If you do not live in London, consider supporting us by visiting our Amazon shop and purchasing books from there.

We are currently in the process of transferring all of our resources from our old site into these pages, and will continue to add books and material regularly, so this section will continue to grow and expand. Please do visit again if you cannot find what you are looking for just yet. We are also open to suggestions, so if you would like to recommend an appropriate book or link, feel free to contact us.

Boyfriend 101. A Gay Guy's Guide to Dating Romance and Finding True Love

Boyfriend 101. A Gay Guy

Jim Sullivan, 2003.

Key Elements: Helps the reader to prepare a detailed list of ideas of what they are looking for and what they need to consider for successful gay dating

Containing experience of men that the reader may identify with, the author uses professional experience from his work as a teacher, counsellor, school principal, community activist, and a relationship coach and dating coach, he conducted relationship workshops. He explores dating in detail, puts questions forward to the reader about dating and other topics covered to help people consider where they are in the dating/relationship process. Other parts of the book detail the inner teenager who may enjoy the playfulness, seductiveness of dating, the myths of dating, and the different types of dates and a dating self assessment. There are lists of internal qualities, wants versus needs (what yours are and how to evaluate them, and being honest about what you want. There are six levels of conversation that are detailed and the art of flirting is covered. The do’s and don’t of dating and when to have sex (in order to build a good relationship) are also given by the author.

Boyfriend 101. A Gay Guy's Guide to Dating Romance and Finding True Love

Boyfriend 101. A Gay Guy

Jim Sullivan, 2003.

Key Elements: Helps the reader to prepare a detailed list of ideas of what they are looking for and what they need to consider for successful gay dating

Containing experience of men that the reader may identify with, the author uses professional experience from his work as a teacher, counsellor, school principal, community activist, and a relationship coach and dating coach, he conducted relationship workshops. He explores dating in detail, puts questions forward to the reader about dating and other topics covered to help people consider where they are in the dating/relationship process. Other parts of the book detail the inner teenager who may enjoy the playfulness, seductiveness of dating, the myths of dating, and the different types of dates and a dating self assessment. There are lists of internal qualities, wants versus needs (what yours are and how to evaluate them, and being honest about what you want. There are six levels of conversation that are detailed and the art of flirting is covered. The do’s and don’t of dating and when to have sex (in order to build a good relationship) are also given by the author.

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