Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender People with Developmental Disabilities and Mental Retardation: Stories of the Rainbow Support Group

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender People with Developmental Disabilities and Mental Retardation: Stories of the Rainbow Support Group

by John D Allen
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1560233958

ISBN-13: 9781560233954

Pub. Date: 09/28/2003

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Reflecting an unprecedented development in the disabled and sexual minority communities, this book describes the founding, achievements, and history of a unique group providing support for GLBT people with developmental disabilities or mental retardation. In this pathbreaking book, group founder John D. Allen describes the Rainbow Support Group's beginnings in 1998 at

Overview

Reflecting an unprecedented development in the disabled and sexual minority communities, this book describes the founding, achievements, and history of a unique group providing support for GLBT people with developmental disabilities or mental retardation. In this pathbreaking book, group founder John D. Allen describes the Rainbow Support Group's beginnings in 1998 at the New Haven Gay & Lesbian Community Center in Connecticut and the ways in which it has been shattering the myths and stereotypes surrounding people with mental retardation ever since.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781560233954
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/28/2003
Pages:
170
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Acknowledgments

Section I: Background

Chapter 1. Reflections at Four Years: A Brief History of the Rainbow Support Group

Chapter 2. Professional Perspectives: Observations by Support Staff

Section II: The Members

Chapter 3. Andrew

Chapter 4. Joe

Chapter 5. Ron

Chapter 6. Andy Loves Joe Loves Ron Loves Andy Loves Ron Loves Joe Loves Andy

Chapter 7. Pam and Dana

Chapter 8. Steven

Chapter 9. The Quiet Guys: Daniel, Will, Allen, Bob, and George

Chapter 10. Bill

Chapter 11. Tim

Chapter 12. Ben

Chapter 13. Lisa

Section III: The Leaders

Chapter 14. Facilitator, Maureen Thomas

Chapter 15. Founder, John D. Allen

Conclusion

References

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