Ashley Hope Perez

Ashley Hope Pérez teaches literature at Ohio State University and is the author of three novels. Her latest, Out of Darkness, centers on a 1937 school explosion in East Texas. “3:17,” a short story based on the same event, won the 2013 Observer short story contest.

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Peter LaSalle Seizes the Day

by | Thu, Feb 4, 2016 at 9:05 am CST
Thousands gathered in Houston's Montrose neighborhood for the 2013 Houston Pride Parade.

Up Against Homophobia

In Queer Brown Voices, LGBT activists chronicle their overlooked struggle.

Queer Brown Voices documents the Latina/o queer community’s encounters with homophobia and intolerance from fellow Latinas/os as well as racial and ethnic marginalization in mainstream LGBT circles. Read More