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Queer Studies For the Straight Black Male

A college class that made me a better person

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I grew up in a tough neighborhood in Houston, and even by the standards of a poor inner city neighborhood, I had a particularly tough and poor childhood. And from that, I somehow found myself a college student a lot of years after the point when people stopped referring to you as a college kid.

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Carl L Lane

Carl L Lane

Lover of literature, wine and dogs. Bachelor' degree in English with creative writing minor. 2012 winner of The Fabian Worsham Creative Writing Prize.

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