Year of The Whore

by Steve Balderson

In the aftermath of a devastating, decade-long toxic relationship, 40-year-old gay filmmaker Steve Balderson embarks on a captivating journey—the Year of The Whore. This provocative memoir unveils the rollercoaster of his sexual reawakening, as he navigates a labyrinth of intense love affairs, riveting career milestones, and soul-stirring transformations.

Amidst the entanglement of passion and desire, Balderson discovers the tender beauty of the human condition and the essence of love that permeates every heartbeat. His experiences lead him to ponder the philosophical notion of conscious sex, painting an evocative canvas filled with the sensuous fragrance of unspoken emotions and the tapestry of love that transcends boundaries.

Join him as he journeys from his small-town home in Wamego, KS, to the passionate embrace of Italy with his triumphant win at the Salento International Film Festival for El Ganzo, and ultimately to Hollywood.

In this whirlwind of emotions, Balderson unveils profound connections between lovers, diving into the depths of intimacy and seeking a love that stretches across the horizons of time and space.

Guided by the haunting wisdom of his mother—“We come from a long line of warriors… Cut off our feet… and we’ll learn how to walk”—Balderson’s story captivates and intrigues, leaving you craving to uncover the hidden depths of his erotic expedition.

Brace yourself for an intensely vulnerable and daringly candid exploration in Year of the Whore, a rhythmic journey that navigates the many facets of love and human connection, woven together with the magic and allure of the cosmos.

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