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Queer Up: An Uplifting Guide to LGBTQ+ Love, Life and Mental Health is the debut book from award-winning podcaster and author, Alexis Caught. In this open, helpful and heart-warming event for teenage school pupils, Alexis takes you through an inclusive account of what it means to grow up queer: from questioning and pride to relationships and allyship. Perfect for young people who are queer or questioning – and their allies looking to better support them…