• announcement of releasing her book: I Have Chosen to Stay and Fight
  • “this book is not for laughs if that’s what you’re looking for”


Rising action:

  • maintaining a career with the painful past behind her, feeling fragile and unstable at all times



  • “In this book I declare war.” Fighting in the war against homophobia, racism, sexism, etc. Fighting for self-expression and identity
  • describing past


Falling action:

  • “I don’t care whether you like this book or not, this book is myself”



  • how her difficult past shaped her into the strong person she is now and how she can empower others with similar experiences
  • “it’s time to get visible, get loud, and “get your war on.””