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Saeed Jones has served as BuzzFeed's LGBT editor and culture editor, and is the author of Prelude to Bruise. Courtesy of Saeed Jones hide caption

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'We're All Struggling': Writer Saeed Jones Reflects On Identity And Acceptance

"It was perilous to be a black gay boy in America," Jones says of the fear and isolation he experienced growing up in Texas in the 1990s. His new memoir is How We Fight for Our Lives.

Saeed Jones has served as BuzzFeed's LGBT editor and culture editor, and is the author of Prelude to Bruise. Courtesy of Saeed Jones hide caption

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'We're All Struggling': Writer Saeed Jones Reflects On Identity And Acceptance

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