Trapped: Memoirs of a Gay Boy in the Fifties and Sixties


SKU: 9781636924526
Author: Bagarozy, Richard
Publication Date: 05/26/2021
Publisher: Newman Springs
Binding: Paperback
Media: Book
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– The wonder of the earliest childhood memories.

– The delight of the unexpected discovery and joy of sexual feelings and sexual play.

– The overwhelming power of first love.

– The brutal and completely unexpected shock of homosexual insight.

– The unrelenting prejudice and judgment of a hostile society.

– The persistent and literally paralyzing fear of exposure.

– The profound sadness of loneliness and of alone knowing what I was.

– The unquenchable fear of complete separation from God’s love.

– The hopelessness of a child facing eternal damnation.

– The chronic persistent worry of what family, friends, and peers would think of me and do if my cover was ever blown.

– Sexual abuse: unendurable confusion and loss of innocence

– Spiritual explosion: understanding, gratitude, and peace

This is a letter to the heterosexual world toward understanding and acceptance on behalf of present and future generations of gay children.