Girlish: Growing Up in a Lesbian Home by Lara Lillibridge
Girlish: Growing Up in a Lesbian Home Lara Lillibridge ebook
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
"Timmy came home crying because another boy told him that only girls play with Barbies, and it was hard to know how to comfort him," says Moore. Yet, I was “old-schoollesbian” not “trendy, hip lesbian.” My cultural identity was based on my mother's coming of age, not my own. It's also possible for either a macho-acting 8-year-old boy or a superfeminine girl to grow up to be gay, says Pollack. We're excited to host the book release event for Lara Lillibridge's Girlish: Growingup in a Lesbian Home. Finch, and spends his adolescent years as a member of Finch's bizarre extended family. The story everyone wants to hear isn't the story I want to tell.” Lara Lillibridgegrew up with two moms—an experience that shaped and scarred her at the same time. When people hear that you're gay they say: "But you're really pretty". I spent hours of boredom at the gay and lesbian resource center. I cherish my mother's memory, but I don't mince words when talking about how hard it was to grow up in a gay household. About Girlish: Lara Lillibridge grew up with two moms— an experience that shaped and scarred her at the same time. Told from the perspective of “Girl,” Lillibridge's memoir is the no-holds- barred account of childhood in an unconventional household. The parties at my house were peopled mostly with same-sex couples. When you first tell a straight girl that you're gay, they assume you're hitting on them. When I stepped outside of my mothers' trailer, I was immediately tagged as an outcast because of my girlish mannerisms, funny clothes, lisp, and outlandishness. Young Augusten Burroughs absorbs experiences that could make for a shocking memoir: the son of an alcoholic father and an unstable mother, he's handed off to his mother's therapist, Dr. Tap to play GIF · Share On Sign up for our " Meanwhile in Australia" newsletter!
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