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By Ruby Remenda Swanson

ISBN-10: 1770864768

ISBN-13: 9781770864764

Ruby Swanson's existence replaced while her sixteen-year-old son walked to her workplace, closed the door, and along with his hand nonetheless at the doorknob stated, "I'm gay." regardless of her preliminary response of concern, worry, and denial, Ruby turned a public suggest for equality and attractiveness of the LGBT neighborhood. A family members day out is the tale of Ruby's stories. She addresses the deeply homophobic time within which child boomers grew up, the emergence of the homosexual rights circulation, and the way the AIDS epidemic remodeled the LGBT panorama. A family members day trip is a memoir approximately getting to know homosexual great-uncles and studying approximately their lives. it really is approximately working spotlights at a drag queen convey, and approximately marching in satisfaction Parades. it's in regards to the discrimination that homosexual humans proceed to stand this present day and what emerges from the direct, clear-eyed prose. ultimately, it's the photo of a lady who persevered scoffs from spiritual fundamentalists and political protesters to turn into an LGBT advocate.

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