The Homo Handbook

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Simon and Schuster, Oct 7, 1996 - Reference - 220 pages
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Stand-up comic Judy Carter speaks out--way out--in this entertaining and helpful guide to "being a homo". For gays and lesbians thinking about coming out, she provides a dose of courage; for those just out of the closet, she offers reaffirmation; and for the entire gay and lesbian population, she celebrates the joys and freedoms of just being yourself. 50 line drawings. Charts and worksheets throughout.
  

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User Review  - Yaron - Goodreads

One of the loveliest books I've ever read on the subject. It uplifted me, made me laugh, smile, think and feel deeply. I loved Judy Carter's one-liners and comic twists, but I also felt loved back by ... Read full review

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User Review  - Alisa - Goodreads

OK... All I know is that when my coworker came up to me with this book, showed me the page that said, "When not to come out" and then said that he always wished he would have come out to his parents ... Read full review

Contents

Authors Note
9
How It Works 17 What Do You Need to Come Out? 18 Top Excuses
26
Carters Statute of Limitations on Being Bisexual 32 How Does Homophobia
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Warning About Looking for Relationships in Bars 56 Places to Meet Other
64
Gays and Lesbians Are Different 77 Bar Cruisin 79 Top Ten Worst
84
CARTER Fantasies 89 Sex Toys
89
Tell Your Straight Friends
118
What Are Your Excuses for Not Coming Out to Heteros? 120 Top Reasons
130
Family Outings and Other Guilt Trips 135 Dedyking the Lesbians Condo 138
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Why Do We Continue to Let Our Parents Run Our Lives? 141 Coming Out
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Coming Out to Kids 157 Tips on Coming Out to Kids 159 Coming Out
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Coming Out at WorkNot for the Timid 163 Why Come Out? 168 If Coming
177
Top Ten Reasons Why Big Bertha Created Bigots 180 When Not to Come
185
Become an Activist
194
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Judy Carter is an author, speaking/comedy coach, and speaker. Her message of using comedy techniques to decrease cubicle stress makes Carter an in-demand speaker for Fortune 500 companies where her keynotes entertain and inspire.

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