by Pierre Le Roux
Last night I was sent a book entitled “The Literary Party: Growing up Gay and Amish in America” by the author James Schwartz. It is a collection of poetry and essays that deals with growing up as a gay boy in the very conservative Amish community. A community in which homosexuality is strictly forbidden, as quoted from the Bible, and coming out means being excommunicated and shunned from your family and community.
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