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A positive view of LGBTQ : embracing identity and cultivating well-being

Author: Ellen D B Riggle; Sharon Scales Rostosky
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2012.
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"A Positive View of LGBTQ starts a new conversation about the strengths and benefits of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) identities. Positive LGBTQ identities are affirmed through inspiring firsthand accounts. Focusing on how LGBTQ-identified individuals can cultivate a sense of well-being and a personal identity that allows them to flourish in all areas of life, the authors explore a variety  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ellen D B Riggle; Sharon Scales Rostosky
ISBN: 9781442212817 1442212810 9781442212824 1442212829
OCLC Number: 733755764
Description: xii, 193 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: An introduction --
Authenticity --
Self awareness, personal insight and growth --
Freedom to create new rules --
Stronger emotional connections with others --
Freedom to explore relationships and sexuality --
Compassion and empathy --
Mentors, role models, and activists --
Belonging to an LGBTQ community --
A positive view.
Responsibility: Ellen D.B. Riggle and Sharon S. Rostosky.

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A Positive View of LGBTQ starts a new conversation about the strengths and benefits of LGBTQ identities. This book highlights positive aspects of LGBTQ identities, showing how LGBTQ people develop  Read more...

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A standout in a sea of polemical studies, this title combines personal accounts, critical psychology, and counseling models to develop a positive, benefits-based analysis of gay culture. Riggle Read more...

 
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