The point of coming out and living free and equal is to allow all to not have to create memories based on shame and fear, to allow a life and its remembrance to be based on the emotions that we all have as human beings but which are grossly distorted by the closet.
When people are invited into a safe space to tell their own stories, a mystery unfolds that kindles an authentic connection. It feels as if one of Jesus' parables is getting re-enacted before our very eyes.
No book has told the story of Katrina as plainly and as painfully as Overcoming Katrina. These narratives perform one of history's most important functions: to acknowledge the reality of experience.