Real queer America : LGBT stories from red states / Samantha Allen.
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- ISBN: 9780316516037
- ISBN: 0316516031
- Physical Description: 307 pages, 16 pages of unnumbered plates : color illustrations ; 22 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2019.
- Copyright: ©2019
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Includes bibliographical references.
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Introduction: Queer in Trump's America -- Seeing red -- Prodigal daughter -- Texas outrageous -- Boo-mington -- Not the family that you're in -- Crossroads -- Going home -- Epilogue: The bright road ahead.
Allen takes us on a cross-country road-trip stretching all the way from Provo, Utah to the Rio Grande Valley to the Bible Belt to the Deep South. Her motto for the trip: "Something gay every day." Making pit stops at drag shows, political rallies, and hubs of queer life across the heartland, she introduces us to scores of extraordinary LGBT people working for change, from the first openly transgender mayor in Texas history to the manager of the only queer night club in Bloomington, Indiana, and many more. Capturing profound cultural shifts underway in unexpected places and revealing a national network of chosen family fighting for a better world, this is a treasure trove of uplifting stories and a much-needed source of hope and inspiration in these divided times.
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