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    • 5.5 x 8.5 inches
    • Black & White interior
    • 312 pages
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    • 5.5 x 8.5 inches
    • Black & White interior
    • 312 pages
  • Keywords
    • Personal memoir,
    • LGBT memoir,
    • Gay love story,
    • Coming out,
    • Gay in the ‘80s,
    • Living in secrecy,
    • Effects of homophobia

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Raymond and Me
by Dan Reynolds

This courageous and lyrical memoir chronicles the challenges of growing up gay in the seventies and eighties in Toronto, and how the enchanting discovery of first love can change the shape of a person’s life. Homophobia had robbed Dan of any hope of finding a man to fall in love with…until he met Raymond. It was love at first sight. Though their relationship was not without its challenges from the outside world, time and time again, love prevailed. Dan spent years going to great lengths to conceal every part of that relationship, living in the closet, and holding close the memories of his first relationship. But over time, he realized that he wanted to share their story. The heartfelt love they shared is a beacon of hope and reminder to everyone that love can win out over hatred.

Acknowledgement A special thank you to all members of the LGBTQ community and to our friends and supporters. It can be a very difficult life to remain secretly hidden away and equally as challenging when deciding to come out. Either way you have your own story within your heart which you should be proud of;. Continue to stay strong and remain proud for being you.

Dan grew up Toronto and currently lives in the suburbs of Toronto, Ontario. He is a passionate supporter of LGBTQ charities like Friends of Ruby, The Rainbow Railroad, and The Trevor Project. Dan lives with his supportive spouse Susan and along with their two cats Ginny and Luna. Dan and Susan are also the proud parents of two grown daughters.


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