"Mom, Dad - I'm Gay": How Families Negotiate Coming Out / Edition 1

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Psychologists and researchers, parents and teenagers unfamiliar with the coming-out experience will find this a useful text. Savin-Williams (clinical and developmental psychology, Cornell U., Ithaca, NY) interviewed 164 teenagers for his study; the lengthy quotes relating their experience included here from the interview transcripts make the book anything but dry. Initial chapters describe the differential developmental trajectories approach employed. Following the central section of individual narratives, Savin-Williams provides suggestions to help families and their children negotiate healthy relationships.

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Reviewer: M. Tyler Thomas, BS (Chicago Center for Clinical Research)
Description: This brilliantly written book provides insight into the world of nonheterosexual youths and the challenges they face in coming to terms with their sexual orientation.
Purpose: The purpose is to provide understanding into the diverse lives of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender youths. Through personal narratives, these young people explain how they have negotiated healthy relationships with their families and the empowerment that resulted. The author provides a diverse array of youths from many different socioeconomic backgrounds that truly "add a face" to these non-heterosexual youths.
Audience: The book is intended for sexual minority youths and their families. It is appropriate reading for before, during, and after disclosure of a youth's sexual orientation. It will also serve as a valuable tool for educators, social workers, and policy makers. The author is extremely knowledgeable and presents a clear understanding of the topic.
Features: This book explores the relationships that nonheterosexual youths are confronted with while "coming out of the closet." It is well designed and structured. Chapters are divided into the various relationships that may be present in the youth's home. The author concludes with a chapter that specifically deals with research design, content, and meaning. This is an excellent book for parents, friends, and siblings of gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender individuals
Assessment: This is a great contribution to society as a whole. It acknowledges the many obstacles that a sexual minority youth must overcome. It explores the understanding and development of healthier relationships that encourage positive growth in sexual identity.
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Reviewer: M. Tyler Thomas, BS (Chicago Center for Clinical Research)
Description: This brilliantly written book provides insight into the world of nonheterosexual youths and the challenges they face in coming to terms with their sexual orientation.
Purpose: The purpose is to provide understanding into the diverse lives of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender youths. Through personal narratives, these young people explain how they have negotiated healthy relationships with their families and the empowerment that resulted. The author provides a diverse array of youths from many different socioeconomic backgrounds that truly "add a face" to these non-heterosexual youths.
Audience: The book is intended for sexual minority youths and their families. It is appropriate reading for before, during, and after disclosure of a youth's sexual orientation. It will also serve as a valuable tool for educators, social workers, and policy makers. The author is extremely knowledgeable and presents a clear understanding of the topic.
Features: This book explores the relationships that nonheterosexual youths are confronted with while "coming out of the closet." It is well designed and structured. Chapters are divided into the various relationships that may be present in the youth's home. The author concludes with a chapter that specifically deals with research design, content, and meaning. This is an excellent book for parents, friends, and siblings of gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender individuals
Assessment: This is a great contribution to society as a whole. It acknowledges the many obstacles that a sexual minority youth must overcome. It explores the understanding and development of healthier relationships that encourage positive growth in sexual identity.

4 Stars! from Doody
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781557987419
  • Publisher: American Psychological Association
  • Publication date: 1/28/2001
  • Edition description: 1 ED
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 276
  • Sales rank: 711,700
  • Product dimensions: 7.20 (w) x 10.20 (h) x 1.00 (d)

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