It’s the early 1950’s in Australia and Ryan Seaton has a dark secret. At twelve years old he’s discovered he’s a homosexual and in that decade being gay could be fatal. Added to that, his mother uses emotional blackmail, making his home-life miserable. Then his best mate confides he’s also gay, but the combined hostility of society, religion and the law, ensures that any relief is short-lived. Tragedy follows.
The decade known as the 1950’s was word-wide, the worst time to be gay, but out of the depths of despair a new period of enlightenment began. This is the story of some young souls living through and surmounting that awful decade.
What cross your mind if I say London? The Queen, London Eye, fun? Instead, I'll tell you about: violence, exploitation, sex, drugs and unhappiness. But also about love and hope. This is immigrants' London in the genuine immigrant's diary.
Rick Spivey had his own issues at Polk High, but when he met the mysterious Taine Maxwell, he developed an obsession which would change both of their lives forever. Something about Taine brings out both the best and worst in Rick, and in his quest to win the boy's heart, Rick undergoes a transformative journey of his own.
Teddy is a popular jock who just happens to be openly gay. Jake is a new student with a few secrets. Teddy just had his heart broken and Jake is looking forward to starting over. When the two are partnered together for to complete a very important project old wounds are opened and secrets are forced out into the open. Will Teddy learn to love again? Will Jake be able to trust again? Only time will tell as the two work on the Wilderman assignment.