A Secret Edge by Robin Reardon

By Robin Reardon

I admire the lengthy distance run, should you consider like you are approximately to die. . .and then you definitely achieve this position the place you are feeling like there are not any limitations for you wherever. . .In many ways, Jason Peele is like all different teen. He hits the books, hangs together with his buddies, flirts with women, and omits the whole fact of his existence from his Aunt Audrey and Uncle Steve, who've raised him given that his mom and dad died. yet there is a method that Jason Peele is particularly assorted: while he goals at evening, it's not approximately women; it truly is approximately David Bowie. At sixteen-years-old, Jason is simply commencing to remember the fact that he will be gay.The one position Jason feels cozy is at the music the place he can run speedy and difficult. He loves the texture of the wind at his again, of his legs propelling him furiously round, the roar of the gang in his ears. yet now, even his sanctuary feels threatening. it's not simply the jerks who name him "faggot" within the locker room. a brand new man has joined the staff, and every little thing approximately him will problem the best way Jason sees existence. From late-night showings of "La Cage Aux Folles" to analyzing Gandhi, he is working a brand new race on an doubtful direction, and just one thing's for sure--his senior yr goes to be unforgettable...With A mystery facet, Robin Reardon provides a horny, delicate coming-of-age novel approximately id and braveness, love and honor, anger and wish, and the various methods the reality can particularly set you free."As horny because it is spectacular. A mystery side is a clean spin at the popping out tale in addition to a memorable new love tale for the recent millennium." --Brian Sloan, writer of A story of 2 Summers

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I shake my thoughts out and let them settle again on how marvelous he is. And thank God he is. Marvelous, and thoughtful. Conscientious. —so much that he wouldn't allow something that wouldn't be good for the other person, no matter how much he might want it himself. I think I'm falling in love with him. “No. ” There. I've said it out loud, even if it's only in the darkness of my own room. Chapter 6 Watershed Track training starts Thursday after school. There won't be many free after-school times until the intramurals are over next month, so Robert is going to stop by after dinner one or two nights a week to work on his writing while I do my homework.

Only really close to each other. Raj sets down the book he had picked up, leans back, and exhales. He looks thoughtful for a minute, as though he's trying to figure out where to start. “My family are Hindu,” he opens and then comes to a halt again. I wait, and finally he goes on. “There is a very rich Vedic tradition around what's referred to in the ancient texts as the third sex. This is a category into which ancient Hindus believed I would have fallen. It had subcategories, like men who are with men but take the active role, or the passive role, and women with women, and so on.

He looks thoughtful for a minute, as though he's trying to figure out where to start. “My family are Hindu,” he opens and then comes to a halt again. I wait, and finally he goes on. “There is a very rich Vedic tradition around what's referred to in the ancient texts as the third sex. This is a category into which ancient Hindus believed I would have fallen. It had subcategories, like men who are with men but take the active role, or the passive role, and women with women, and so on. ” “You mean it was okay to be gay back then?

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