Growing up gay in 1970s London isn’t exactly a picnic, but thirteen-year-old Joshua Monahan thought he could handle it well enough—until he was caught kissing a boy from his catechism class. Despite the support of his loving and open-minded father, Joshua is forced to see a psychiatrist to “fix” his supposed shortcomings, but he has no intention of playing along or sacrificing any part of his identity to a cold, ignorant man behind a desk.
About the Author
Eileen Gonzalez lives, writes, and geeks out over comic books in Connecticut, where she takes online classes at Johns Hopkins University. When she isn’t writing, she enjoys researching future writing projects, watching movies with her family, and spending time with very ill-behaved Maltese, AJ. Her short stories have appeared in Potomac Review, Toasted Cheese and Helix Magazine.