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Family pride : what LGBT families should know about navigating home, school, and safety in their neighborhoods

Author: Michael Shelton
Publisher: Boston : Beacon Press, ©2013.
Series: Queer action/queer ideas.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Despite the progress made in gay rights, LGBT people are still at high risk of being victimized. While the national focus remains on the mistreatment of gay people in schools, the reality is that LGBT families also face hostility in various settings--professional, recreational, and social. This is especially evident in rural communities, where the majority of LGBT families live, isolated from support networks more  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Shelton
ISBN: 9780807001974 080700197X
OCLC Number: 769425646
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxii, 191 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: The diversity of LGBT parents --
The war on LGBT families --
Passing --
The stress of the ideal family --
Schools --
Professional services --
Recreation and leisure --
Religious institutions --
The legal system.
Series Title: Queer action/queer ideas.
Responsibility: Michael Shelton ; foreword by Elizabeth Castellana.

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Despite the progress made in gay rights, LGBT people are still at high risk of being victimized. While the national focus remains on the mistreatment of gay people in schools, the reality is that LGBT families also face hostility in various settings--professional, recreational, and social. This is especially evident in rural communities, where the majority of LGBT families live, isolated from support networks more commonly found in urban spaces. Family Pride is the first book for queer parents, families, and allies that emphasizes community safety. Drawing on his years as a dedicated community activist and on the experiences of LGBT parents, Michael Shelton offers concrete strategies that LGBT families can use to intervene in and resolve difficult community issues, teach their children resiliency skills, and find safe and respectful programs for their children.--From publisher description.

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