Growing Up Gay/Growing Up Lesbian: A Literary Anthology
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Growing Up Gay/Growing Up Lesbian: A Literary Anthology

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The first literary anthology geared specifically to lesbian and gay youth, Growing Up Gay is a much-needed resource for young people who are often isolated, shunned by their peers, and treated by schools and the media as though they do not exist. This ambitious collection of more than fifty coming of age stories pairs selections by teenagers with older writers' reflections...more
Paperback, 336 pages
Published June 1st 1994 by New Press, The
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Jill
I really enjoyed a lot of this book. It contains essays, fictional short stories, and poems by many different authors including Audre Lord, Martina Navratilova, David Kopay, Walt Whitman, James Baldwin, Malcolm Boyd, and Dorothy Allison. The accounts take place anytime from the 1910s through the 1990s, in urban and rural locations and among individuals of many different races. The common theme is the courage of these individuals as they grapple with their sexuality in an incredibly homophobic so...more
David Bunegar
I read this book AFTER I decided to dive right into the unknown. Hindsight is.....d'oh! I wish I had read it first. Many teachers that I have been friends with have appreciated this book.
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