What’s the T?: The no-nonsense guide to being trans and/or non-binary for teens

Juno Dawson / Children's / Non-Fiction / Popular Culture

Book cover

UK Publisher

Wren & Rook

Date Published

February 18th, 2021


Sonda (Italian)

A frank, funny and enlightening companion volume to This Book is Gay, What’s the T? gathers together advice and testimony from leading trans and non-binary figures in a vitally important and practical guide. Curated with wit and compassion by Juno Dawson, this is an essential read for all young transgender and non-binary persons.

Discover what it means to be a young transgender or non-binary person in the twenty-first century in this frank and funny guide for 14+ teens, from the author of This Book is Gay. In What’s the T?, Stonewall ambassador, bestselling trans author and former PSHE teacher Juno Dawson defines a myriad of labels and identities and offers uncensored advice on coming out, sex and relationships with her trademark humour and lightness of touch. Juno has also invited her trans and non-binary friends to make contributions, ensuring this inclusive book reflects as many experiences as possible, and features the likes of Travis Alabanza and Jay Hulme.

The companion title to the groundbreaking This Book Is Gay, What’s the T?tackles the complex realities of growing up trans with honesty and humour, and is joyfully illustrated by gender non-conforming artist Soofiya.


A very thorough, funny and kind guide to the experience of being trans/non-binary

- Lex Croucher, 5*

A must read for parents, teachers, and everyone who stands for equality

- Vanessa Lomas, Educator 5* Review

[Juno Dawson] is the literary best friend and fairy god sister very queer teen needs

- Saran Ann Hope, Educator 5* Review

Informative, helpful, optimistic, and funny but with a good dose of reality.

- Katrina Waldron, Librarian 5* Review

The perfect companion book to "This Book is Gay"

- Carla Eckersey, Teacher 5* Review

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