In October, we celebrate LGBT History Month, but how much do we really know about this history? Truth is that the story and history of the LGBT community did not start with the Stonewall Riots, in June of 1969; nor with the murder of Matthew Shephard, in October of 1998.
"Jenny Kidd" by Laury A. Egan is the type of book that once you pick it up, you don't want to put it down. Jenny spends her autumn in Venice, and by doing so, she loses an illusion and gains a reality. This young, naive artist has the world at her feet, or so she thinks.
Meeting Robyn is the true story of a young mother and her son who have to deal with their pain and confusion over his sexual identify. Robert is haunted by his urge to be female and feels trapped in his male form, until he finds his true identity in Robyn. With no handbook or roadmap for these two to go by, they have to find a way. This is their brave and illuminating story.