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Author Dohrenwend, Anne.

Title Coming around : parenting lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender kids / Anne Dohrenwend.

Imprint Far Hills, N.J. : New Horizon Press, c2012.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    306.76 DOH    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    306.76 DOH    Available
Description xiv, 223 p. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-221).
Contents Tempering first reactions. Taking a generational perspective ; What is LGBTQ? ; First reactions ; What not to say ; What to say ; Getting it right when you can't agree ; Parental adjustments -- Homophobia. Understanding homophobia ; Dissecting stereotypes ; Casual cruelty ; When homophobia morphs into hate ; Religion and homophobia ; Bullying ; Can sexual orientation be changed? -- The path to healthy adulthood. Social-emotional development ; The only way through is out ; Stages of coming out ; When development derails ; Resiliency and hope -- Health and sexuality. Sexuality: the birds and the bees revisited ; Health risks ; Optimizing health care ; Becoming an in-law and grandparent -- The fight for equality. Values, rights and laws ; Marriage matters ; Legal protections ; Positively gay.
Subject Parents of sexual minority youth.
Sexual minority youth -- Family relationships.
Gay youth.
Lesbian youth.
Bisexual youth.
Transgender youth.
Transsexual youth.
Sexual minorities.
Coming out (Sexual orientation)
Added Title Parenting lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender kids
ISBN 9780882823935 (pbk.)
0882823930 (pbk.)

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