Sunday, January 13, 2013

30 LGBT writers you must read before you die: Paul Monette

Becoming a Man:  Half a Life Story “When you finally come out, there's a pain that stops, and you know it will never hurt like that again, no matter how much you lose or how bad you die.” ― Paul Monette

Paul Monette was an openly gay American author, poet and activist born in 1945 and best known for his honest and revealing essays about gay relationships and later on in life, his battle with AIDS. Like many Monette grew up conflicted about his sexual identity, but his growth into acceptance of whom he was and his celebration of self through literature makes Paul Monette a writer worth reading. READ More