Homeless Youth Are Still Dying of AIDS
This essay describes the author’s experiences as a homeless "baby dyke," and how terror surrounding AIDS effected her at a young age. She later received the kind of sex eduation she believed she needed from members of her own community of radical queers.
Sassafras Lowrey is a straight-edge punk who grew up to become the 2013 winner of the Lambda Literary Emerging Writer Award. Sassafras’s books Kicked Out, Lost Boi, A Little Queermas Carol, and Leather Ever After have been honored by organizations ranging from the National Leather Association