New PDF release: Love, Christopher Street

By Thomas Keith,Bram Christopher

ISBN-10: 1937627071

ISBN-13: 9781937627072

Representing essentially the most proficient writers at paintings at the present time, the 26 unique essays in Love, Christopher road surround revealing, severe, profound, humorous, own, and queer reflections that span 40 years of homosexual, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender lifestyles within the Bronx, Brooklyn, long island, Queens, and Staten Island. jointly those essays create an LGBT love letter to big apple urban from local New Yorkers, American transplants, and overseas writers. This e-book keeps the Lambda Award-winning sequence of LGBT tributes to nice cities.

Just many of the quintessentially queer essays comprise the Rev. Irene Monroe’s account of the recent summer time evening in 1969 while she witnessed police raiding the Stonewall hotel on Christopher highway and the drag queens who fought again; Bob Smith’s memoir of his lifestyles as an out humorist within the Eighties and the way he has stored his fierce humor whereas confronted with the prognosis of ALS; Penny Arcade’s saga of being a runaway in NYC and brought in off the streets through homosexual males who brought her to Warhol’s manufacturing unit; Ocean Vuong’s chronicle of ways he went from being a couch-surfing collage scholar to homeless in Penn Station; and civil rights activist Brendan Fay unearths what took him all of the means from eire to “Finding Jesús on Christopher Street.”

Contributors contain Mark Ameen, Penny Arcade, Christopher Bram, Brendan Fay, Thomas Glave, Jewelle Gomez, Aaron Hamburger, Martin Hyatt, Fay Jacobs, G. Winston James, Michele Karlsberg, Shaun Levin, Amos Mac, David McConnell, Val McDermid, Rev. Irene Monroe, Rabbi Andrea Myers, Nicky Paraiso, Felice Picano, Charles Rice-González, Eddie Sarfaty, Justine Saracen, Bob Smith, Shawn Syms, Charlie Vázquez, Ocean Vuong, and Kathleen Warnock.

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