Live through this : surviving the intersections of sexuality, God, and race / Clay Cane.
By: Cane, Clay [author.].Material type: TextPublisher: Jersey City, NJ : Cleis Press, Copyright date: ©2017Edition: First edition.Description: viii, 201 pages ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781627782180; 1627782184.Subject(s): Cane, Clay | African American gay men -- United States -- Biography | African American gay men -- Identity -- Anecdotes | Christian gay men -- United States -- Biography | BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / LGBT | BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs | LITERARY COLLECTIONS / LGBT | SOCIAL SCIENCE / LGBT Studies / Gay Studies | African American gay men | African American gay men -- Identity | Christian gay men | United StatesGenre/Form: Autobiographies. | Anecdotes. | Autobiographies. | Biography.DDC classification: 306.76608996073
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"This powerful book couldn't come at a more timely juncture. With our deep misunderstanding of racial identity, the murder of transgender women increasing at an alarming rate and the battle of faith and sexual orientation at churches across the country, we are in a cultural war of ideologies. Overwhelming prejudices have constricted our basic capacity for compassion and understanding. Live Through This is a collection of intimate essays about one man's journey to self-acceptance when his faith, sexuality, and race battled with societal norms. These insightful writings will plant seeds of consideration and inspire readers to stretch beyond stereotypes. By reading stories about the demographics that live on the fringe of traditions, we gain a deeper awareness of our cultural climate and how we can improve it, starting with ourselves."--Amazon.com.
Sexuality. The first time I was called a faggot ; Pop life ; Thirteenth Street ; Asking for it ; How sex workers taught me to hustle ; Suzie Q ; Ball-shaped world ; The hip-hop closet ; Insecure -- Love. I will remember you ; Avery ; Warrior masks ; The savage hunt ; I am HIV -- Race. Plantation life ; Trash ; Althea ; The whole town's laughing at me; Your American life ; Tragic mulatto ; Colored girl trying to stay in the house -- God. Holler if you hear me ; Church queen -- Intersections. Divas live : Beyoncé, Mary, and Patti ; Behind the velvet rope ; Cornbread cake ; Killing my father.