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Shadows of The Freeway: Growing Brown and Queer with Lydia Otero Reading and Plática
Reading and plática of Lydia R. Otero’s latest book, In the Shadows of the Freeway: Growing Up Brown & Queer.
Raised in an adobe house built by their mother, the author takes readers to a mid-20th century barrio that existed on the social margins of Tucson, Arizona despite sitting a little more than a mile away from the central business district. Born in 1955, and nicknamed La Butch by their family, Lydia Otero knew they were queer the moment their consciousness had evolved enough to formulate thoughts.
This book, which combines personal memoir and family history with historical archives, offers moreView more
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