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For colored boys who have considered suicide when the rainbow is still not enough : coming of age, coming out, and coming home

Author: Keith Boykin; Magnus Books,
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Magnus Books, 2012. ©2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First Magnus editionView all editions and formats
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"Address[es] longstanding issues of sexual abuse, suicide, HIV/AIDS, racism, and homophobia in the African American, Latino, and Asian-American communities, and more specifically among young gay men of color. The ... book tells stories of real people growing up gay, seeking love, finding their own identity, and ultimately creating their own sense of personal and political empowerment"--P. [4] of cover.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Keith Boykin; Magnus Books,
ISBN: 9781936833153 : 1936833158
OCLC Number: 744288965
Description: xv, 333 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Growing Pains: --
Back to school / Craig Washington --
Guys and dolls / Jarrett Neal --
Pop quiz / Kevin E Taylor --
Bathtubs and hot water / Shaun Lockhart --
Strange fruit / Antonio Brown --
Family That Preys: --
Teaspoons of December Alabama / Rodney Terich Leonard --
House is not a home / Rob Smith --
Mother to son / Chaz Barracks --
I'm Coming Out!: --
Pride / James Earl Hardy --
Age of consent / Alphonso Morgan --
Luckiest gay son in the world / David Bridgeforth --
Coming out in the locker room / Rod McCullom, DeMarco Majors, Wade Davis, and Will Sheridan --
When I dare to be powerful / Keith Boykin --
For Colored Boys: --
To colored boys who have considered suicide / Hassan Beyah --
Mariconcito / Emanuel Xavier --
Chicago / Phill Branch --
Better days / Jamal Brown --
One day a DJ saved my life / Jonathan Kidd --
When The Rainbow Is Not Enough: --
No Asians, blacks, fats, or femmes / Indie Harper --
Alone, outside / G Winston James --
When the strong grow weak / Kenyon Farrow --
Faith Under Fire: --
Holy redeemer / Victor Yates --
Coventry, Christ, and coming of age / Topher Campbell --
Religious zombies / Clay Cane --
Preacher's kid / Nathan Hale Williams --
Love Is A Battlefield: --
I still think of you / Jason Haas --
Bad romance / Darian Aaron --
Afraid of my own reflection / Antron Reshaud Olukayode --
Just the two of us / Curtis Pate III --
Hey, you / Erick Johnson --
My night with the sun / Mark Corece --
Love your truth / B Scott --
Boys Like Girls: --
Night Diana died / Daren J Fleming --
Many rivers to cross / Andre St Clair Thompson --
Becoming Jessica Wild / Jose David Sierra --
In Sickness And Health: --
Umm-okay / Tim'm T West --
Thank you, CNN / David Malebranche --
Test / Charles Stephens --
Voice / Ron Simmons --
It's only love that gets you through / Robert E Penn --
Power To The People: --
We cannot forget / Victor Yates --
Poetry of the flesh / Lorenzo Herrera y Lozano --
Casualties of war / L Michael Gipson --
How do you start a revolution? / Keith Boykin --
Acknowledgments --
Contributors.
Other Titles: Coming of age, coming out, and coming home
Responsibility: edited by Keith Boykin.

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"Address[es] longstanding issues of sexual abuse, suicide, HIV/AIDS, racism, and homophobia in the African American, Latino, and Asian-American communities, and more specifically among young gay men of color. The ... book tells stories of real people growing up gay, seeking love, finding their own identity, and ultimately creating their own sense of personal and political empowerment"--P. [4] of cover.

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