Read Dangerous Families: Queer Writing on Surviving
Nting a cross section of ueer survivors in terms of race class ethnicity education origin sexuality and gender Contributors use their own life experiences to create a book that takes back control from well meaning outsiders as they recount the daily struggle to overcome the damage done to their minds bodies and spirits in a world that denies their gender sexual and social identities From the editor Dangerous Families consists entirely of writing by survivors of childhood abuse That s rightno therapists analyzing our plight no talk show hosts exploiting usjust survivors exploring our complicated frightening and fulfilling live.
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S These stories dispense with the usual techniue of carefully massaging the reader s fragile worldview before plunging this unsuspecting innocent into a world of horror They go right to the horror the beauty and the joy often throwing the reader off guard revealing layers of meaning before the reader can step back Dangerous Families ueer Writing on Surviving is an anthology of true stories of growing up ueer in families that magnify the horrors of the outside world instead of offering protection The book is an essential read for therapists caseworkers cultural studies specialists and anyone struggling to survive childhood abu.
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Ueer survivors piece together the clues to discover their own lives Dangerous Families ueer Writing on Surviving goes beyond the recovery narrative to create a new ueer literature of investigation exploration and transformation Twenty six stories illuminate the reality of growing up in fear struggling to rebuild lives damaged by sexual physical and or emotional abuse The book explores how abuse turns ueer survivorsmale female and transgenderedinto healers heartbreakers and homicidal maniacs presenting brilliant stories that sear and soar Dangerous Families ueer Writing on Surviving addresses all forms of abuse head on represe.