Different daughters: a book by mothers of lesbians

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Cleis Press, 1987 - Family & Relationships - 154 pages
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Coming out to Mom is a lesbian rite of passage. In the third edition of this landmark anthology, 34 remarkable women face their fears and confusion, prejudice and misunderstandings, and speak honestly and bravely about the difficulties and joys of life with their “different daughters.” Among the topics of discussion are family, community, religion, grandchildren, bisexuality, transgenderism, and coming out.

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User Review  - avrenim8 - LibraryThing

I bought this to give to my mother to read not long after I came out. I like the reality of the stories and how they reflected every emotion out there, including the rejections. This wasn't just a ... Read full review

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User Review  - LivelyLady - LibraryThing

Interesting collection of mothers' reactions to their daughters' lesbianism. As a mother of such a daughter, I felt consoled to see my multitude of feelings reflected somewhere in the book. I am giving the book to my daughter to pass on to any of her friends' mothers who could benefit. Read full review

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