YA Latina Lesbians: On Mayra Lazara Dole’s Down Seriously To the Bone Tissue

Writer & Educator

In Mayra Lazara Dole’s1 Down to your bone tissue (2012) Laura, a Cuban-American twelfth grade junior, is forced to come-out whenever her Catholic college teacher reads Laura’s personal texts to her gf aloud to your whole course. Being a total outcome, Laura is humiliated, kicked away from college, and asked by her mom to go out of their house. Dole’s description of Laura’s coming-out is significant, among many and varied reasons, since it focuses a Latina lesbian protagonist. Read More