The second short story in the Loving Blue in Red States series, Birmingham Alabama is now out. ‘Birmingham’ has a new adult focus featuring the story of early twenty-something lesbians, Isabella and Aslyn as they navigate the issues of race, feminism, homophobia, education and career in the cradle of the 1960s era Civil Rights Movement. For a limited time, it is exclusive to Amazon and free via Kindle Unlimited.
The blurb for Birmingham Alabama:
What’s out there for a young, bi-racial, lesbian woman in Birmingham, Alabama, the cradle of the Civil Rights Movement?
Isabella is young, in love and she thinks she has it all. As a mechanic trained in high school, where being a female in the classroom was accepted, to doing the same job in the Air National Guard where it is too and getting her tuition to aviation tech school paid for by the Guard, she’ s got it made…or does she? She figures she’s well on her way to working on jets like she’s always wanted to and living the life she’s dreamed of. Her boss in her day job at the Air Base sees things a little differently, however, and he’s just waiting for her to screw up.
Aslyn makes no apologies for being black, out and proud. Nursing is her chosen vocation but women’s rights are her passion. She sees Birmingham as a city on the brink of an all new civil rights movements and she wants to be right in the middle of it all. Her family disagrees with that, with her sexual preference and especially with her choice of a girlfriend.
Will a riot ruin it all for the two young lovers?
“That’s not what Birmingham stands for.” ~ Sondra Williams
Birmingham Alabama is the second story in the Loving Blue in Red States series by Anne Hagan. It was preceded by, Sweetwater Texas. Look for other short stories and novellas to come out in this series in the future.
Get Birmingham Alabama now, at Amazon for the Kindle and free via Kindle Unlimited.