Tango: My Childhood, Backwards and in High Heels

Tango: My Childhood, Backwards and in High Heels

Justin Vivian Bond


"Like Bond, the memoir is droll, pensive and jam-packed with zingers teetering among humorous and ferocious."—The manhattan Times

Hailed as “the maximum cabaret artist of [V’s] iteration” within the New Yorker, Mx. Justin Vivian Bond makes a super literary debut with this candid and hilarious coming-of-age tale.

Bond recollects in shiny aspect the way it seemed and felt to first become aware of Mom's lipstick (Iced Watermelon via Revlon), and the way dreary it can be for a trans/queer child to affix the Cub Scouts. continuously haunted by means of the data of being "different," Bond started to create intimate friendships with women, and to believe more and more in danger with boys. but if the bully round the corner desired to meet secretly, Bond could not face up to. Their trysts went on for years, making Bond aware of how sexual strength and vulnerability could be skilled whilst. With inimitable type, Bond increases matters approximately LBGTQ youth, parenting trans/queer kids, and bullying, whereas being totally entertaining.

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