“The Secret of Life According to Aunt Gladys” by Bruce Coville

In Dirty Laundry: Stories About Family Secrets, edited by Lisa Rowe Faustino.  New York: Vikilaunng, 1998.   

Transgender – Middle School/High School

Randy discovers he has an uncle whom the family doesn’t talk about. He discovers why when George arrives for an unexpected visit, planning to stay while he transitions to Gladys.  Randy’s parents struggle to accept Gladys, but Randy is open-minded about his aunt-to-be.

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