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The velvet rage : how growing up gay in a straight man's world can lead to destructive anger, or a creative edge

Author: Alan Downs
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Da Capo Lifelong ; London : Perseus Running [distributor], 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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A groundbreaking examination of the psychology of homosexuality, why it leads to shame over one's identity and how to overcome it

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Downs
ISBN: 0738210617 9780738210612
OCLC Number: 64097494
Notes: Originally published: 2005.
Description: pages cm
Contents: Introduction --
The roots of rage --
The little boy with the big secret --
Ugly truths & high fashion dreams --
Out & raging --
Drowning --
Bewitched, betrayed --
The real me: a crisis of identity --
Paying the piper --
Stuck in shame: the vicious cycle --
In the mood for a man --
What's it all about?: a crisis of meaning --
Mighty real --
Healing relationship trauma --
The road to contentment --
What mom didn't know & dad couldn't accept: lessons on being an authentic gay man.
Responsibility: Alan Downs.

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