HOT ICETaboo to the touchA fire in the coldThat was usWelcome to a stage, where a soaring painting takes shape before your eyes, a big-booty poet stands at the mike, and theres a seat right in front, just for you. This is a place where wise old ladies live and boys act like horses.This is a vision of love that was crushed and brought back to life. And this is my story. Im Orphea Proud. Welcome to the show.As Orphea, who discovers her sexuality as a lesbian, shares her story, powerful questions of family, prejudice, and identity are explored.From the Hardcover edition.