Boys Like Us: Gay Writers Tell Their Coming Out Stories
Avon, 1996 - Social Science - 365 pages
Coming out is undeniably central to every gay man's life, but the phrase encompasses multiple meanings. Here are accounts of revealing one's sexual identity to parents, siblings, friends, and co-workers and, in one notable instance, to a stockbroker. Men tell of their first sexual encounters from their preteens to their thirties, with childhood friends who rejected or tenderly embraced them, with professors, with neighbors, with a Broadway star.
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Review: Boys Like Us: Gay Writers Tell Their Coming Out StoriesUser Review - Noah Moore-goad - Goodreads
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Review: Boys Like Us: Gay Writers Tell Their Coming Out StoriesUser Review - Tom - Goodreads
This is an anthology of 29 essays about coming-out experiences of male authors going back to their boyhoods. I'd say about half the stories are memorable and affecting. The others bog down to greater ... Read full review