Audre Lorde - This is the author and focus of the book.
Linda, Mother - This is the first female influence in the author's life and is related to her.
Phyllis/Helen - This is one of the author's sisters.
Audre's Father - This person is a strong man, but he worked often and did not spend much time at home.
The Branded - This is the name of a group of outcast smart kids at the author's high school.
Maxine - This is the author's Jewish friend from high school.
Gennie - This is the author's best friend in high school.
Louisa/Philip/Ella - This is one of the family members of the author's first love who killed herself.
Peter - This is the only boyfriend the author ever has.
Ginger - This is one of the author's lovers whom she meets in Stamford.
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