Riyadh Khalaf signing Yay, You’re Gay! Now What?
WHSmith, Union Street, Birmingham B2 4SR
Saturday 25 May from 11am
Come and meet Riyadh Khalaf at WHSmith Birmingham on Saturday 25th May. Riyadh will be signing copies of Yay! You're Gay! (Now What?) from 11am. This is a ticketed event. The ticket costs £5 (plus a £1.19 Universe service charge. The £5 cost of your ticket is redeemable against the price of Yay! You're Gay! (Now What?) in WHSmith Birmingham on Saturday 25th May only. Aimed at young people 11-16.
Yay! You're gay! Or maybe you're bi. Or maybe you just feel different… in time, that difference will become the greatest gift you could ask for. It will bring you love, a sense of identity, a new community, and eventually the freedom to be yourself. I promise! In this personal, heartfelt go-to guide for young queer guys, YouTuber and presenter Riyadh Khalaf shares frank advice about everything from coming out to relationships, as well as interviews with inspirational queer role models, and encouragement for times when you're feeling low. There's a support section for family and friends written by Riyadh's parents and LOADS of hilarious, embarrassing, inspiring and moving stories from gay boys around the world. Includes chapters on: • Labels – what does it mean to be gay, bi, trans or queer? • Coming out • Your first crush • Dealing with bullies • Learning to love your body • Sex ed for gay guys • Coping with embarrassing moments • Finding your tribe
Riyadh Khalaf is a presenter and YouTube creator and one of the internet generation's most prominent LGBT faces. His media career began at age 16 when he launched a pirate radio station from his bedroom. Since then he has presented and produced award-winning radio in Ireland and Australia. His BBC series Queer Britain aired on BBC1 and he has presented original online content for MTV UK, The Guardian and RTÉ. Riyadh's YouTube channel has amassed over 350,000 subscribers. Originally from Dublin, he now lives in London.
Terms and Conditions
The signing will commence from 11am at WHSmith, Union Street, Birmingham, B2 4SR Anyone arriving to the venue before 10am will be asked to return at or after 10am You will need to purchase your copy of Yay! You're Gay! (Now What?) from WHSmith Birmingham before joining the queue Your store receipt entitles you to one place in the queue to have your book signed by Riyadh Khalaf Proof of purchase will be necessary. To avoid disappointment, we advise you not to arrive any later than the signing start time The exact time at which the event ends will be determined by the promoters on the day A member of staff will be on hand to take a picture for you. Selfie style pictures may not be possible on this occasion. Please ensure that your phone/camera is fully charged on the day and has enough storage There will not be an official photographer present at the event Only Yay! You're Gay! (Now What?) will be signed. No other merchandise will be signed Unfortunately dedications within the book may not be possible Anyone under the age of 14 years must be accompanied by an adult. Any accompanying adults will not require a ticket. Due to time and space limitations only one child can only be accompanied by one parent Please note the event may be filmed, as an attendee you consent to footage of you being used for promotional purposes Tickets cannot be resold or transferred and shall not be purchased or obtained from or through any person, commercial agent, company or otherwise than directly by the applicant from Ticketmaster UK Ltd. Any tickets advertised for sale will be void Management have the right to refuse entry or remove anyone who does not comply with these rules or who fails to follow reasonable instructions on the day