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The Black Flamingo

Dean Atta

Young Adult

LGBTQ+, In Verse, Poetry, Contemporary

August 8th, 2019

A boy comes to terms with his identity as a mixed-race gay teen - then at university he finds his wings as a drag artist, The Black Flamingo. A bold story about the power of embracing your uniqueness. Sometimes, we need to take charge, to stand up wearing pink feathers - to show ourselves to the world in bold colour.

The Black Flamingo
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