The two present, through their own moving stories and the stories of the other talented men who contributed to this volume, a fascinating glimpse into the households of Italian American families. Michael Carosone is a writer, a poet, an adjunct professor and librarian, and an activist for gay rights, human rights, animal rights, and environmental rights. He has given readings and discussions, and presented papers at conferences. He lives with his partner, Michael Carosone, in New York City, and loves his New York City life—a place saturated with eccentric, witty, and interesting people. Reflections on intersections of gender, class, and ethnicity make this collection a must-read for gender and ethnic studies courses. Although they express the difficulty gay men have had in reconciling their sexuality with the Italian American identity, they testify over and over again to how familial love ultimately trumps the prejudices of religion and the tyranny of tradition.
Brynlee. Age: 25.
Our Naked Lives reveals the rich, diverse identities and experiences of gay Italian-American men, which, until now, have remained almost entirely unknown to the rest of the world.
Jolie. Age: 20.
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This collection of essays and reflections shows the strength and beauty of our family trees, whose stubborn roots push beyond the paved path and reach up to wave flags of their own. He has given readings and discussions, and presented papers at conferences. For more information on Michael, please visit his Web site: michaelcarosone. He lives with his partner, Michael Carosone, in New York City, and loves his New York City life—a place saturated with eccentric, witty, and interesting people.