A Family and Friend's Guide to Sexual Orientation: Bridging the Divide Between Gay and Straight

A Family and Friend's Guide to Sexual Orientation: Bridging the Divide Between Gay and Straight

by Bob Powers
     
 

ISBN-10: 041591275X

ISBN-13: 9780415912754

Pub. Date: 07/28/1996

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

A Family and Friend's Guide to Sexual Orientation helps individuals and families to bridge the divide between gay and straight, to heal wounds that often accompany individuals and families' negative feelings about lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, and transgendered persons. Consisting of thirty stories by individuals who have come to accept and

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A Family and Friend's Guide to Sexual Orientation helps individuals and families to bridge the divide between gay and straight, to heal wounds that often accompany individuals and families' negative feelings about lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, and transgendered persons. Consisting of thirty stories by individuals who have come to accept and embrace their own sexuality, twelve of the stories are by heterosexuals who, in addition to talking about their own sexuality, speak of the homosexuality of a loved one. The book also includes five personal stories from two families.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415912754
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/28/1996
Pages:
286
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.92(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
1Getting Started: The Road from the Closet Door to the Magic Line1
2Gaining Acceptance: Stories of Families and Friends13
3Gaining Knowledge: Stories of A Diverse Community83
4Deepening Knowledge: Stories from the Workplace and Stories of Spiritual and Religious Development155
5Taking Action: 101 Steps on the Road to Acceptance223
6Using Resources: Tools for the Trip235

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