Huang soon learns of this; revealing that he too is gay, he reluctantly agrees to copulate with He, on the condition that he procures some medicine for Huang's ailing mother. As I considered the stories I read for The Best American Short StoriesI thought about this cultural moment and what it means to both write politically and read politically. In the spring ofI taught a graduate workshop on writing the political novel. Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio. One of the two dudes was out on campus. It was always for a big tip.
It was translated into English by John Minford in as "Cut Sleeve"; one of the opening lines reveals that the protagonist He Shican is "of the Cut Sleeve persuasion".
'I didn't want my mum to know': The men and boys arrested for being gay in Nigeria
If they do, the Coalition will castigate the Labor leader. Views Read Edit View history. Updated October 22, When I was 25 years old, I took my little brothers on a camping trip to the northern woods of Wisconsin. Are they the real deal or just make-believe? It was translated into English by John Minford in as "Cut Sleeve"; one of the opening lines reveals that the protagonist He Shican is "of the Cut Sleeve persuasion".
The situation for LGBTI people in northern Nigeria is more difficult than for those living in the south, with at least gay men and women having been arrested since January this year. Bisi Alimi was the first gay man in Nigeria to come out on national television, later seeking asylum in England. After that, the rest is history. These writers used their craft to take a stand, and how. Harry Potter is to us what the Beatles were to our baby boomer parents. We identified common themes in political writing—protest, social critique or commentary, engagement with the world as it is and how a writer wants it to be, bearing witness, social responsibility, and, of course, creating accountability for those in power.