Patricia Dwyer

Patricia M. Dwyer is a writer and professor who lives in Baltimore with her wife, Connie, and their two dogs. She is currently working on a memoir that includes reflections on her Catholic family background, her decision to enter the convent at 18, spirituality and the Catholic church, and her choice to leave and come out as a lesbian.

Stories By Patricia Dwyer

Confessions of a Lesbian Ex-Nun

I'd spent my entire adult life in the convent. When I left, I didn't even know how to use an ATM machine, let alone pick up women.