Allan D. Hunter

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Allan D. Hunter
Nationality American
Pronouns Any[1]
Gender identity genderqueer[1]
Occupation writer
Known for Genderqueer: A Story From a Different Closet


Allan D. Hunter is an American writer known for the book Genderqueer: A Story From a Different Closet. The book is semi-autobiographical and follows the protagonist, Derek, coming of age and forming an identity.[2][3]

Hunter is also the author of the academic paper "Same Door, Different Closet: A Heterosexual Sissy's Coming-Out Party", published in 1992 in the journal Feminism & Psychology.[4]

A sequel to Genderqueer by the title That Guy in Our Women's Studies Class was released in February 2022[5]]. The book continues the narrative tale of the protagonist Derek, pursuing women's studies in order to discuss gender.

As of 2021, Hunter lives in New Hyde Park, Long Island, New York.[1]

References2[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Alessandro, Brian (April 27, 2020). "LI author talks about his memoir 'Genderqueer'". Newsday. Retrieved July 1, 2020.
  2. Rittberg, Josh (April 29, 2020). "Allan D. Hunter's personal memoir advances LGBTQ+ Visibility - The Snapper". The Snapper. Retrieved July 1, 2020.
  3. Fields, Jaime (February 27, 2020). ""GenderQueer: A Story from a Different Closet" explores the complexity of gender". Whitman Wire. Retrieved July 1, 2020.
  4. Hunter, A. (1992). Same Door, Different Closet: A Heterosexual Sissy's Coming-Out Party. Feminism & Psychology, 2(3), 367–385. doi:10.1177/0959353592023005
  5. Adrienne Harris-Fried. "That Guy in Our Women's Studies Class Review"