I lived through the Fifties in the Midwest when everything that was happening - the repression of ho... - Edmund White Quotes from quotely.org

I lived through the Fifties in the Midwest when everything that was happening - the repression of homosexuality, for instance, the demonization of the Left, the giggly, soporific ordinariness of adolescence, the stone-deafness to the social injustice all around us - seemed not only unobjectionable but also nonexistent.

Edmund White