Soy un escritor, académico, y performancero puertorriqueño gay. He publicado dos libros: Uñas pintadas de azul (2009) y Queer Ricans (2009).
Lawrence La Fountain-Stokes is a gay Puerto Rican writer, performer, and scholar. Born and raised in San Juan, he received his AB from Harvard (1991) & PhD in Spanish from Columbia (1999). He is an Associate Professor of American Culture & Romance Languages & Literatures at the Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, where he specializes in LGBT Latina/o, Puerto Rican and Hispanic Caribbean studies. He is author of Queer Ricans: Cultures and Sexualities in the Diaspora (University of Minnesota Press, 2009), on Puerto Rican LGBT migration and culture, & of a book of short stories: Uñas pintadas de azul/Blue Fingernails (Bilingual Press/Editorial Bilingüe, Arizona, 2009). He was one of the co-editors of a special issue of CENTRO: Journal of the Center for Puerto Rican Studies on Puerto Rican Queer Sexualities (2007).