Jessica LeCroix drops a bomb on her best friend, Ramie: “I’m a lesbian.” Ramie Grant cannot believe her ears. Jess!? Her best friend, her teammate . . . a homosexual? Before long other girls on the basketball team find out, and little jokes become vicious attacks. In the end, Ramie must decide if she will stand by Jessica’s side or turn her back on a friend in need. The tenth book in the teen fiction series TrueColors, Bright Purple examines the subjects of sexuality, identity, and forgiveness. Includes discussion questions.
teenage sexuality, same sex desires, homosexuality, lesbian, defending friends, true friendship, teenage drama, identity, forgiveness, loyalty, questioning sexuality, love and forgiveness, judging others, legalism and grace, christian perspective, trusting god, loving others, christian girls, sexual purity, high school drama, peer pressure, girls basketball, women and girls, religious, faith, relatable characters, lgbtq christians, faith and sexuality, female friendships, side b