Eating Fire: Family Life on the Queer Side by Michael Riordon

By Michael Riordon

Eating Fire follows within the steps of Riordon’s renowned 1996 publication Out our way, on homosexual and lesbian existence within the nation (BTL, 1996). This new set of stories examines the variety in residing styles and relationships between queer households throughout Canada.

Eating Fire illuminates the wealthy range within which humans negotiate their own and public identities. As in all his writing and radio paintings, Riordon brings to this e-book a refined, direct, and shiny variety. For Eating Fire he travelled generally, undertaking major new examine and talking with hundreds of thousands of attention-grabbing humans. The ensuing publication is needed and wanted in study rooms, inside queer groups, and between all people hungry for wisdom in regards to the wide selection of Canadian families.

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