This is a Book for Parents of Gay Kids: A Question & Answer Guide to Everyday Life

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Chronicle Books, Sep 9, 2014 - Family & Relationships - 240 pages
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Written in an accessible Q&A format, here, finally, is the go-to resource for parents hoping to understand and communicate with their gay child. Through their LGBTQ-oriented site, the authors are uniquely experienced to answer parents' many questions and share insight and guidance on both emotional and practical topics. Filled with real-life experiences from gay kids and parents, this is the book gay kids want their parents to read.
 

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User Review  - iBeth - LibraryThing

This book is straightforward but brief. It seems to be based on a website run by parents for parents, with additional input from a counselor. It answers questions in a straightforward manner, but does ... Read full review

Contents

Foreword
8
Introduction
10
Coming Out
22
First Reactions
46
Telling Others
65
Thinking About the Future
90
The Birds and the Bees
115
Religious Beliefs
138
Being Supportive
187
Moving Forward
213
Glossary
215
Resources
222
Index
237
Acknowledgments
239
About the Author
241
Chronicle Ebooks
243

Questioning Gender
159

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About the author (2014)

Dannielle Owens-Reid and Kristin Russo dialogue daily with LGBTQ youth and families through their award-winning website, Everyone is Gay. Dannielle lives in Los Angeles, and Kristin lives in New York City.

Linda Stone Fish, MSW, PhD, is a professor at Syracuse University, a family therapist, and the coauthor of Nurturing Queer Youth. She lives in Syracuse, New York.

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