This book is set in 1990s Richmond. Kevin has nothing but disdain for gay people, but when he learns his beloved Uncle Paul is gay, he must examine and re-evaluate his homophobic beleifs. Some of the chapters are told from Paul’s perspective.
Zero Fade chronicles eight days in the life of inner-city Richmond, Virginia, teen Kevin Phifer as he deals with wack haircuts, bullies, last year’s fly gear, his uncle Paul coming out as gay, and being grounded.
Cis boys: Kevin
Sexual and Romantic Orientation:
Kevin is straight and heteroromantic. His uncle Paul is gay and homoromantic
Both Kevin and Paul are Black.