Poppy Z. Brite

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Poppy Z. Brite

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in New Orleans, Louisiana, The United States
May 25, 1967

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Poppy Z. Brite (born Melissa Ann Brite, now going by Billy Martin) is an American author born in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Born a biological female, Brite has written and talked much about his gender dysphoria/gender identity issues. He self-identifies almost completely as a homosexual male rather than female, and as of 2011 has started taking testosterone injections. His male name is Billy Martin.

He lived in Chapel Hill, North Carolina and Athens, Georgia prior to returning to New Orleans in 1993. He loves UNC basketball and is a sometime season ticket holder for the NBA, but he saves his greatest affection for his hometown football team, the New Orleans Saints.

Brite and husband Chris DeBarr, a chef, run a de facto cat rescue and have, at any...more


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I'm reluctantly selling this gorgeous vintage 3D Beatles pendant necklace. Opening bid is $50.

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“The night is the hardest time to be alive and 4am knows all my secrets.”
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“Some nights are made for torture, or reflection, or the savoring of loneliness.”
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“I believe in whatever gets you throught the night. [...] Night is the hardest time to be alive. For me, anyway. It lasts so long, and four A.M.knows all my secrets.”
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