Lil O'Brien

Lil O'Brien accidentally outed herself to her parents at the age of nineteen when they overheard her talking to a friend about liking girls. They did not take it well. After telling her story over and over via Rainbow Youth she wrote a superbly brave and funny memoir, Not That I'd Kiss A Girl (A&U).

The Sunday Essay
Jun 6, 2021

The Sunday Essay: The book launch

A year ago, Lil O'Brien released Not That I'd Kiss a Girl  – a story of coming out in the face of reproachful parents. This is what happened next. 

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Jul 2, 2020

A lesbian author surveys the lesfic landscape and finds it wanting

Lil O'Brien grew up having to read between the lines to find girls like her. Girls who liked girls, that is.

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