Picks and Pans Review: Buzz Book
When I Knew
Celebrity photographer Robert Trachtenberg posed one question to dozens of people: At what moment in your life did you know you were gay? The anecdotes and photos he collected in response make up the whimsical and touching collection, When I Knew.
"I was 8 years old, playing hopscotch out on the street. My dad and his friend Mickey were watching me skip and hop around. Mickey finally turns to my dad and says, 'Ben, I think you got a problem.' "—Barry Karas, political fund-raiser
"I knew I was gay when the most I exciting part of my Bar Mitzvah was meeting with the party planner." —Howard Bragman, public relations executive
"My father was watching the evening news. The announcer said that Judy Garland had died. I fainted. I was 9."—Andrew Freedman, marketing and film industry professional
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