Black Girl @ the Gay Channel
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Black Girl @ the Gay Channel

4.4 of 5 stars 4.40  ·  rating details  ·  5 ratings  ·  3 reviews
Charlene Thomas needed a job and she took one quick at the Gay Channel. After being plopped into the brewing cauldron of a start-up network, she seizes the chance to rebuild her life following a traumatic divorce. Charlene is center stage when the media phenomenon shoots to #1 while juggling plenty of drama in her personal life-fighting a custody battle for her two childre...more
Paperback, 246 pages
Published March 7th 2011 by Full Court Press
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LiteraryMarie
"Everyone wanted to keep their job because, in a bad economy, a person who had a job was fortunate even if he or she worked for Starbucks. Living on fumes was not cute." Preach, sister!

Charlene is a likable character with real-life situations and realistic dialogue. Since the age of nineteen, she worked and raised two kids. Now she is divorced and the executive assistant to the general manager of start-up network, The Gay Channel.

The title describes it all. Black Girl @ The Gay Channel is about...more
Stanley Bennett Clay
In the afterglow of New York State’s new law legalizing gay marriage, Darlyne Baugh’s effervescent roman à clef “Black Girl @ The Gay Channel” takes on new meaning as an homage to romance, friendship and family in all their different configurations. It also shines a pink light on dirty office politics, sexual shenanigans, and back-stabbings as vicious as anything in straight corporate America.

Our sassy and very witty narrator is Charlene Thomas, a post Jenny Craig Jennifer Hudson look-alike. She...more
Kiesha
Aug 14, 2012 Kiesha added it
Meet Charlene Thomas, a single mother of two. After Charlene divorced her husband she was forced to find a job quickly. She got lucky and found a job at a new television network called The Gay Channel. Charlene found more than employment at The Gay Channel. She found friendship and love.

I liked the visuals the author gave. I found it easy to see what was going on in the story, and it was hilarious. On the other hand, it took me a while to read the book. I couldn't really get into it because I ha...more
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