Updates from Frederick Smith, former Detroiter living in Los Angeles, and author of Down For Whatever (July2005) and Right Side of the Wrong Bed (December 2007).
Thursday, April 28, 2005
They Read in Alabama?
OK. Maybe that's a mean thing to say about Alabama.
Real mean. I know they read there. They have to. Well, enough to read and write legislation keeping black folks "in their place" for many years... and now, they wanna keep gay folks "in their place" too. Or at least writers. And books with gay characters.
OK, Alabamans (or fans, or those with distant cousins, err, spouses from the state, or those with grandparents still living there...) Give us 10 reasons why Alabama is misunderstood. Because some of us artists, progressive types, and those living in the 2005s don't get it. fs
Author of 3 QPOC/LGBT novels: Down For Whatever (05); Right Side of the Wrong Bed (08); Play It Forward (January 2015). www.FrederickLSmith.com @fsmith827
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