died: February 10, 1995
“No one will find the way out of hate and violence unless we do. Go without hate, but not without rage. Heal the world.”
Paul Monette is an official honoree today for GLBT History Month 2009.
He was best known for his novels and memoirs about LGBT relationships and HIV/AIDS.
His books include: Borrowed Time: An AIDS Memoir (1988); Love Alone: Eighteen Elegies for Rog (1989); and Becoming a Man: Half a Life Story (1992), which won the National Book Award.
Monette died of AIDS-related complications at age 49.
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