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Growing up gay/growing up lesbian, a literary anthology, edited by Bennett L. Singer

Growing up gay/growing up lesbian, a literary anthology, edited by Bennett L. Singer
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-279)
contains biographical information
no index present
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
Growing up gay/growing up lesbian
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Responsibility statement
edited by Bennett L. Singer
Sub title
a literary anthology
Integrating selections by gay and lesbian teenagers with older writers' reflections on growing up lesbian or gay, this anthology features works by James Baldwin and Quentin Crisp
Table Of Contents
American dreams / Kevin Jennings -- It happened on Main Street / Linda Heal -- My image of myself / Dennis -- from Johnnieruth / Becky Birtha -- from Martina / Martina Navratilova -- from The David Kopay story / David Kopay, Perry Deane Young -- The answers I needed / Billie Tallmij -- from The well of loneliness / Radclyffe Hall -- from The naked civil servant / Quentin Crisp -- from Zami / Audre Lorde -- A diet of green salads / Whitey -- Blueberry man / David Bergman -- A world of possibilities / Steven Saylor -- The world outside / Julia Sullivan -- Different is not bad / Michael -- from Annie on my mind / Nancy Garden -- We two boys together clinging / Walt Whitman -- My archenemy / Jill Frushtick -- from The best little boy in the world / John Reid -- My best friend is gay?! / Shawn -- It's too hot / David J. Deschamps -- from Giovanni's room / James Baldwin -- Life line / Gloria E. Anzaldúa -- from Take off the masks / Malcolm Boyd -- My story / Dennis Cooper -- from Raven's Road / Paula Gunn Allen -- from The lost language of cranes / David Leavitt -- Coming out to my mom / Travis Wise -- My mother's worst fears / Nancy D. KatesBlack, queer, and out / Karl Bruce Knapper -- Cat / Julie Carter -- from Becoming a man / Paul Monette -- What my father told me / Paul Phillips -- from My brother on the shoulder of the road / Clifford Chase -- my brother / Pat Parker -- Growing up gay in Little Havana / Jesse G. Monteagudo -- from Oranges are not the only fruit / Jeanette Winterson -- Dawn / James Purdy -- A Chinese banquet / Kitty Tsui -- Commitments / Essex Hemphill -- from Gun-shy / Sean Mills -- from Night kites / M.E. Kerr -- A whisper in the veins / Terry Wolverton -- Mother and child / Jeanne Manford, Morty Manford -- A lesbian in class! / Beth Harrison -- A letter to Aunt Shelley and Uncle Don / Tom Shepard -- from We all nourish truth with our tongues / Dorothy Allison -- from Honor bound / Joseph Steffan -- Speaking up / Erna Pahe -- In my own space / Calvin Glenn -- from Teamwork / Lucy Jane Bledsoe -- Language of violence / The Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy -- from Abominations / Lev Raphael -- from Rubyfruit jungle / Rita Mae Brown -- from Reflections of a rock lobster / Aaron Fricke -- Does it matter? / Anonymous
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