High above the earth, a new moon enters her celestial existence. She is charmed by the warmth and beauty of the heavenly bodies around her, and an array of thrilling and curious sights fill the moon with wonderment.
Yet it soon becomes apparent that she is the only moon in the night sky. Questions regarding her identity soon overwhelm her, and she is compelled to seek out answers.
Will the moon find contentment in the things she learns about herself or succumb to self-doubt? Most of all, will she take comfort in what renders her unique and accept that which makes her different from those around her?
NEW MOON RISING: AN LGBT TALE OF SELF-DISCOVERY & ACCEPTANCE is a story for young people struggling with their sense of identity. Self-discovery can be a challenging time for any child, yet for those uncertain of their sexual orientation or gender, it can be even more difficult.
Date Published: February 13, 2019