Edmund White: In Conversation, Part II
A Boy’s Own Story, Part II.
Edmund White talks to Michael Langan about the thirtieth anniversary of A Boy’s Own Story, and how men and women have to learn to be gay. Part II of II.
“I once had a very good gay psychiatrist say to me that the cliché is that straight fathers tend to reject the gay son but, actually, the opposite is true – that the gay son rejects the straight father because the straight father doesn’t know how to love him in the way he wants to be loved.”