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This new book breaks down the 'Gay BCs' for younger children as they search for identity

Matt Webb, 33, was 5 years old when he became aware of his gender identity and sexual orientation.

The native of McMinnville, Tenn., said he was in karate class when he realized he was different from his brothers.

"I didn't know what to do, I didn't know what was happening, and I remember being very scared and vulnerable," he said. "I couldn't tell anybody and ask, 'What's this mean?'"

Three years ago, when Webb, a graphic designer and illustrator, was holding his newborn nephew, he again

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