A powerful debut YA memoir-manifesto about growing up Black and queer in America from journalist and LGBTQIA+ activist George M. Johnson.
GEORGE M. JOHNSON is a writer and activist based in New York. They have written on race, gender, sex, and culture for Essence, the Advocate, BuzzFeed News, Teen Vogue, and more than forty other national publications. All Boys Aren't Blue is their debut, and was an Amazon Best Book of the Year, an Indie Bestseller, a People Magazine Best Book of the Year, and optioned for television by Gabrielle Union.
With splashes of humour and richly expressed declarations of love
for their family, who've defended Johnson fiercely and often,
All Boys Aren't Blue balances out the harsher experiences
with warmth and the belief in a future that everyone must
contribute to making better. * The Independent *
Catalogues in candid style the author's experiences of both trauma and healing, from childhood bullying to teenage sexual abuse, to their relationship with their family and changing understanding of their masculinity and sexuality. * The Observer *
'Journalist and LGBTQ+ activist George M Johnson's memoir is a moving and brilliant exploration of Black queerness' * Stylist *