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  • Published: Far Hills, N.J. : New Horizon Press, c2012.
  • Year Published: 2012
  • Description: xiv, 223 p. ; 22 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

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  • 9780882823935
  • 0882823930

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Coming around : parenting lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender kids

by Dohrenwend, Anne.

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Where To Find It

Call number: 306.76 Do, Parent Shelf 306.76 Do

Available Copies: Downtown 2nd Floor, Downtown Parent Shelf, Pittsfield Adult, Traverwood Adult

Additional Details

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.

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