In the life: a Black gay anthology

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Alyson Publications, 1986 - Fiction - 255 pages
In black slang, the expression "in the life" often means "gay." In this anthology, black gay men describe their lives and their hopes through essays, short fiction, poetry, and artwork.

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This anthology gave birth to Black Gay Male Consciousness; it colored in myself and allowed me to be who I am. No gay black man should consider himself complete and not have read everything in this anthology. It was our golden age and I’m so glad I can say I was actually there to experience it.
My favorite: I Wanna Love You


a poem about Kenny portrait of a hard rock
On Not Being White Reginald Shepherd I

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