Bi: Notes for a Bisexual Revolution

Life Isn’t Binary: On Being Both, Beyond, and In-Between book

AUTHOR: Shay Youngblood 
PUBLISHER: Riverhead Trade
DATE: 2001
PAGES: 256

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Publisher’s Description

Black Girl in Paris wends its way around the mythology of Paris as a city that has called out to African-American artists. Like James Baldwin, Langston Hughes, and Josephine Baker before her, Youngblood’s heroine leaves her home, in the American South, nurturing a dream of finding artistic emancipation in the City of Light. She experiments freely, inhabiting different incarnations – artist’s model, poet’s helper, au pair, teacher, thief, and lover – to keep body and soul together, to stay afloat, heal the wounds of her broken heart, discover her sexual self, and, finally, to wrestle her dreams of becoming a writer into reality. 

Inclusion Criteria

A main character (Eden) is attracted to people of multiple genders.

Library Notes

Purchased used by the library. Hardcover with hole pierced through front cover and dustjacket. Poor condition.