'Real Queer America’ author Samantha Allen explores LGBTQ lives in red states

Author Samantha Allen. Photo by Christopher Ho/KCRW

When we think of queer-friendly places in the United States, we think of blue states like Los Angeles, New York or Atlanta. But what’s it like to build a queer community in red states?


Samantha Allen - Author of the book “Real Queer America: LGBT Stories from Red States.

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