Printer Friendly

A Gay Man's Guide to Life.

https://www.britteast.com

Houndstooth Press

https://www.houndstoothpress.com

9781544509235, $32.99, HC, 274pp

https://www.amazon.com/Gay-Mans-Guide-Life-Stand/dp/1544509235

Synopsis: Many gay men find ourselves trapped in a series of no-win situations. If we don't live honestly and openly, we won't have the skills, wisdom, or relationships necessary to manifest our dreams. But when we do come out, we must confront the full force of societal homophobia, and consider a variety of questions: Can we create family without mimicking the norms of straight society? How do we cultivate sustainable gay friendships amidst our internalized homophobia? In a world of hook-up apps and disposable relationships, how do we find lasting love?

In the pages of "A Gay Man's Guide to Life: Get Real, Stand Tall, and Take Your Place", Britt East draws upon his own life experiences to answer these questions and presents an approachable, no-nonsense path for gay men to dismiss the excuses and get down to the business of improving their lives. No new-age mumbo jumbo or wishy washy self-help jargon. Just real work focused on real results to unleash our true selves and unlock our best lives.

Critique: Exceptionally well written, organized and presented, "A Gay Man's Guide to Life: Get Real, Stand Tall, and Take Your Place" is as thoughtful and thought-provoking as it is inspired and inspiring--and a 'must read' for anyone who is a gay man living in and dealing with a straight world. While especially and unreservedly recommended for community, college, and university library LBTGQ collections, it should be noted for personal reading lists that "A Gay Man's Guide to Life: Get Real, Stand Tall, and Take Your Place" is also readily available in a paperback edition (9781544509228, $19.99) and in a digital book format (Kindle, $8.49).

Editorial Note: Britt East is an author and speaker who uses his experience, strength, and hope to challenge and inspire change-oriented gay men to get down to the business of improving their lives. With over two decades of personal growth and development experience in a variety of modalities, such as the 12 Steps, Nonviolent Communication, yoga, meditation, talk therapy, and the Hoffman Process, Britt is committed to building a personal practice of self-discovery that he can then share with gay men everywhere. He lives in Seattle with his husband and their crazy dog. He also maintains an informative website at www.britteast.com

COPYRIGHT 2021 Midwest Book Review
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2021 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Title Annotation:The LGBT Shelf
Author:East, Britt
Publication:Small Press Bookwatch
Date:Mar 1, 2021
Words:384
Previous Article:The Optical Lasso: Beware of Neptune's Dark Side.
Next Article:Your Next Big Idea.

Terms of use | Privacy policy | Copyright © 2022 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters |