Out Law: What LGBT Youth Should Know about Their Legal Rights

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Lisa Keen
Beacon Press
153 pages. $13.

This guide for LGBT youth outlines their legal rights in simple, comprehensive language, explaining how specific laws directly affect LGBT people. Each chapter summarizes a legal issue from the past 30 years, such as privacy, identifying one’s sexuality and protection against harassment. Youth are encouraged to assert themselves and use their understanding of the law to defend themselves and promote more legal protections. (617) 948-6584, http://www.beacon.org.