Money Boy

Money Boy


 Money Boy by Paul Yee

first published in 2011

I take off my jacket and throw it into the bushes. I lean against a power pole... My hands shake from the cold. I shove them in my pockets... The money boys have noticed me. I am the only Asian here. They are snickering at me, waiting to see me fall flat on my face.

It's bad enough fitting in as a young Chinese immigrant in a new country. But what happens when your father finds out you’re gay and kicks you out of the house? How tough can life be on the street?
Ray Liu is about to find out…