"This is Beautiful Music for Ugly Children, on community
radio 90.3, KZUK. I'm Gabe. Welcome to my show."
My birth name is Elizabeth, but I'm a guy. Gabe. My parents
think I've gone crazy and the rest of the world is happy to agree
with them, but I know I'm right. I've been a boy my whole life.
When you think about it, I'm like a record. Elizabeth is my A
side, the song everybody knows, and Gabe is my B side-not heard as
often, but just as good.
It's time to let my B side play.
Winner of the 2014 Stonewall Book Award for Children''s
and Young Adult Literature.
"Every so often a book comes along that is so sharp, so
moving, so real, and so good, you want to press it into everyone's
hands and say, Read this! READ THIS!"-Courtney Summers, author
of Cracked Up to Be and This is Not a