Finally Out: Letting Go of Living Straight

Finally Out: Letting Go of Living Straight

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780997961430
Publisher: Oak Lane Press
Publication date: 04/01/2017
Edition description: Second Edition, Second edition
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 182,718
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author


Loren A. Olson, MD, is a board-certified psychiatrist with more than forty years of experience. He has spent his professional life treating and advocating for those who suffer from mental illness, served as a medical executive working to improve the quality of care in psychiatric programs, and has taught psychiatry to a broad variety of health care professionals. He has been a consultant to the media and has been interviewed numerous times on television and radio. He lives in St. Charles, Iowa. Jack Drescher, MD, a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst and the editor-in-chief of the Journal of Gay and Lesbian Mental Health. He is the author of A Gay Man’s Guide to Prostate and Psychoanalytic Therapy and the Gay Man. He lives in New York City.

Table of Contents

Foreword Jack Drescher, MD v

Preface to the Second Edition ix

Introduction 1

1 I Am Not Gay, but I Might Be a Little Bit Queer 15

2 It's Just Common Sense 37

3 God Hates Fags: In Bondage to Dogma 51

4 Out from the Shadows: You're Not the Man You Thought You Were 61

5 Are You Shooting at the Wrong Target? Detox and Rehab for Addiction to Approval 85

6 Ain't Nobody's Business: Tricks of the Trade 107

7 How to Have Sex in a Tree 129

8 Hookups and Not Quite Sex 151

9 Midlife Crisis: Is It Too Late for Me? 171

10 Accidental Sex: Never Pass Up a Hard-On 187

11 The Urgency of Time: 'The Unbucket List 215

12 Outed at Eighty: The Infancy of Old Age 245

Notes 263

Index 273

About the Author 285

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