Gillian Herbert - Stark Truths (Sausalito)

Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 6:00pm


Born in Canada, raised in England, a California resident for thirty-five years, Gillian Herbert now lives with her partner in Portland, Oregon. Her first memoir collection, Spare Scenes, which tells of her family life, was published in 2012. Her latest memoir, Stark Truths: Living on High Alert, tells of the discrimination and violence she experienced growing up as a lesbian in the 1950s through the 1970s in England and in the US.


100 Bay Street
Sausalito, CA 94965
Stark Truths: Living on High Alert Cover Image
ISBN: 9780989068291
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Published: Gillian P Herbert - October 16th, 2017

"These linked stories trace a lesbian's progress through the slowly changing face of homophobia in our lifetimes. From illegal lives filled with potential violence to the superficial equality that masks lingering prejudice, Gillian Herbert speaks bravely and honestly about one of the great issues of our time and how it impacted one woman's life.