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This Time for Me: A Memoir

An emotional, funny, and fabulous memoir by trailblazing and award-winning Trans actor and activist Alexandra Billings.

Born in 1962, Alexandra Billings grew up in a decade in which being herself was illegal. When she started transitioning in 1980, the word “Transgender” didn’t exist. With no Trans role models and no path to follow, Alexandra did what her family, teachers, and even friends said was impossible: Alexandra forged ahead.

Spanning five decades, from profound lows to exhilarating highs, This Time for Me captures the events of a pioneering life. An award-winning actor and history-making LGBTQ and HIV/AIDS activist, Alexandra shares not only her own ever-evolving story but also the parallel ways in which queer identity has dramatically changed since the Stonewall riots of 1969. She weaves a true coming-of-age story of richly imaginative lies, of friends being swept away by a plague that decimated the community, of her determination to establish a career that would break boundaries, and of the recognition of her own power.

A celebration of endless possibilities, Alexandra’s bracing memoir is a fight-to-the-death revolution against all expectations.

This Time for Me: A Memoir

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    This Time for Me: A Memoir | Paperback
    ISBN: 9781542029407
    Publisher: Amazon Publishing
    Publication Date: 1 Apr 2022
    Genre: Memoir - Non-Fiction
    Pages: 446
    Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 35 (mm)
    Language: English

  • Queer Representation

    Trans Women
    Queer Women
    Own Voices