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Every family has a… AT LEAST ONE rainbow sheep! These are some more of their stories.
More Queer Families is the long-awaited follow-up to the premiere publication in Qommunicate Media’s LGBTQ+ True Stories Anthology series. Like its predecessor, More Queer Families reveals the profound personal memories of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and non-binary parents, sons, daughters, husbands, wives, spouses, cousins, in-laws and chosen family, among others.
Here’s just some of what you’ll find inside More Queer Families:
- A father comes out as trans to his four-year-old son.
- A gay man juggles coparenting and cohabitation with his ex-wife and his lover.
- A queer mother discovers her young child is non-binary.
- A gay would-be adoptive dad struggles to find the “right” answers to adoption agency interview questions.
- A gay Canadian Jew navigates life on foreign soil among his new Muslim in-laws.
- A young lesbian discovers she’s not the only member of her family who’s in the closet.
Queer Families features the work of Isaiah Bonn, Amy Foster-Myer, Jonathan Freeman-Coppadge, William Henderson, Marissa Johnson, Robin Lanehurst, Sharon McDonell, Sean Patrick Mulroy, L.M. Neal, Chad Ratner, Ruth Rouff, Shawn Aveningo Sanders, E.F. Schraeder & Aliah Taheri.
Curry Kalmus is one of the cofounders and co-CEOs of Qommunity LLC, with his husband, Sage. He is a community health worker in Berkshire County, Massachusetts and is either co-editor or associate editor of all Qommunicate books.
Sage Kalmus is the other cofounder and co-CEO of Qommunity LLC, with his husband, Curry, and senior editor of Qommunity’s publishing imprint, Qommunicate Media. He is adjunct faculty in Lesley University’s Creative Writing MFA program and senior editor of all Qommunicate books. His fiction has appeared in Sanctuary, Whisperings Magazine, Carnival Online Literary Journal, and Rose Red Review. His essays and articles have appeared in The Writer, Spine Magazine, The Hampshire Gazette, and Livestrong.com. He wrote and directed three plays in San Francisco. He worked as an editorial intern for Dzanc Books and was a three-time contest reader for Salamander Magazine’s summer fiction contents. Since 2004 he’s been a part-time freelance writer, editor, and ghostwriter. He holds a BS in Film & Broadcasting from Boston University and a MFA in Creative Writing from Lesley University. He lives in western Massachusetts with his loving husband and their four-legged family.