Release Date: August 5, 2001
ISBN: 9781573441261
eISBN: 9781573448420

Conversaciones: Relatos por padres y madres de hijas lesbianas y hijos gay

by Mariana Romo-Carmona

2002 Lambda Literary Award Winner

Twenty-three Latino parents speak about their relationships with their lesbian and gay children, with frankness, humor, and love.

A Puerto Rican mother praises and supports her son, a respected police officer. An Argentinian mother attends Gay Pride with two lesbian daughters. An Honduran mother joins her twin daughters at gay youth events; one is a lesbian and the other is bisexual. The mother of a Mexican activist remembers her family's love for her son, who passed away after living with AIDS for ten years... Conversaciones is an extremely important book for all Latin American and Spanish-speaking communities. With stories by twelve sons and daughters and an afterword by Jaime Manrique.

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About the author Mariana Romo-Carmona

Mariana Romo-Carmona is author of Living at Night and Speaking Like an Immigrant, and she is the co-editor of the groundbreaking collection Cuentos: Stories by Latinas. Her writing has also appeared in The World in Us: Lesbian & Gay Poetry of the New Wave, A Woman Like That, and Companeras: Latina Lesbians. Romo-Carmona is on faculty of the MFA Program writing program at Goddard College. She lives in New York...

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