Ecuador based author Cesar L. Baquerizo, who is a proud Latino gay and deaf has announced the release of his debut book ‘A safe place with you’ on Amazon. The book is a fictional novel but inspired by true events and set in the backdrop of the beautiful country Ecuador. The story revolves around a young man named Tomas Diaz and his group of new friends that are caught up in an era of heightened ignorance and hatred. This group of people is admitted in a clinic, named “Grow and Live Normally” that was opened with an aim to treat general addictions but later on became a religious fanatic place to treat ‘homosexuality’.
The orthodox families viewed this clinic as the ultimate cure for homosexuality where they can send their children or other family members to get treated. Some of the unfortunate youth suffer the consequences of being in an era and a place where homosexuality is frowned upon, is illegal and in fact, seen as a sin. The so-called ‘patients’ are seen by their families against their will in the ‘sexual reorientation’ wing where they are subjected to physical and emotional trauma. They struggle to survive and to gather the courage to fight for their identities.
The 30-year author states this story is about love and survival. This book targets the LGBT community but can be read by anyone who likes to read on a variety of topics and true inspired stories. The author use hearing aids to hear and communicate. Although he never let his conditions come in the way of his dreams and always emerged as a fighter. His story reflects the same, a saga of suffering and survival, facing setbacks and gaining the courage to get back up and much more. The book is available in both Kindle and paperback formats on Amazon.com
He will be embarking on a Book Tour in USA. The places and dates are: Los Angeles at the Book Soup in June, 25th 2016 4:00pm. San Francisco at the Books Inc in June, 30th 2016 7:00pm. Dallas at Barnes & Noble Preston and Park in July, 9th 2016 2:00pm and in New York at Bluestockings in July, 14th 2016 7:00pm
Cesar L. Baquerizo was born and raised in Ecuador. He was born with a condition that left him 90% deaf from both ears but continued to chase his dreams in life and carried a mission to fight for LGBTQ rights around the world. “As every dreamer out there often wishes, I always wanted to make something different, to do something special, to have something meaningful and to share it with the world. Now, with this book, I have just that.” – Cesar L. Baquerizo.
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