Hope. Fear. Desire. Despair. Promises. Betrayals. Lesbian. Gay. Bisexual. Transgender. Questioning. Intersex. This anthology of short stories gives voice to the rising generation as they define what it means to grow up queer in the twenty-first century. What is it like to grow up in a society that embraces you in certain ways but discriminates against you in others? How do you choose a label from the alphabet soup, and should you even have to? By turns heartwarming and heartbreaking, comical and caustic, these stories, imagined and told by youth across America, provide a snapshot of queerness at the dawn of the new millennium.
Distant Shores, Silent Thunder; Erotic Interludes, and In Deep Waters. She has selections in multiple anthologies including Best Lesbian Erotica 6-9 and is the recipient of the 2003 and 2004 Alice B. Readers' award for her body of work. A retired surgeon/full-time author, she lives in Upstate New York with her partner. Dr. Katherine E. Lynch teaches English literature and composition at SUNY Rockland, where she also directs the Writing Center. Under the pseudonym Nell Stark, she has penned two standalone romances with Bold Strokes Books (Running With the Wind and Homecoming) and is the coauthor of the everafter series with Trinity Tam.