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Lesbians and gays in couples and families : a handbook for therapists

Author: Joan Laird; Robert Jay Green
Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass Publishers, [1996] ©1996
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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This work provides a guide to the theory, research and clinical treatment of lesbian and gay couples and families. Coverage includes: transgenerational homophobia; custodial lesbian mothers and  Read more...

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Lesbians and gays in couples and families.
San Francisco : Jossey-Bass Publishers, ©1996
(OCoLC)603655920
Online version:
Lesbians and gays in couples and families.
San Francisco : Jossey-Bass Publishers, ©1996
(OCoLC)609231018
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joan Laird; Robert Jay Green
ISBN: 0787902225 9780787902223
OCLC Number: 34190867
Description: xvii, 462 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: I. Personal, professional, and political contexts. Transgenerational homophobia in the family : a personal narrative / Meme English --
Connections : conversations between a gay therapist and a straight therapist / Stanley Siegel and Gillian Walker --
Social policy as a context for lesbian and gay families : the political is personal / Ann Hartman. II. Families of origin. Invisible ties : lesbians and their families of origin / Joan Laird --
Coming out and the mother-daughter bond : two case examples / Suzanne Iasenza, Patricia L. Colucci, and Barbara Rothberg --
Lesbian, gay, and bisexual Asian Americans and their families / Peter Liu and Connie S. Chan --
Self-labeling and disclosure among gay, lesbian, and bisexual youths / Ritch C. Savin-Williams. III. Lesbian and gay couples. Are lesbian couples fused and gay male couples disengaged? : questioning gender straightjackets / Robert-Jay Green, Michael Bettinger, and Ellie Zacks --
Creating and maintaining boundaries in male couples / Thomas W. Johnson and Michael S. Keren --
African American lesbians : issues in couples therapy / Beverly Greene and Nancy Boyd-Franklin --
Gender roles among Latino gay and bisexual men : implications for family and couple relationships / Eduardo Morales --
Lesbian couples and childhood trauma : guidelines for therapists / Shoshana D. Kerewsky and Dusty Miller --
Addressing heterosexist bias in the treatment of lesbian couples with chemical dependency / Sandra C. Anderson. IV. Lesbian and gay parents. Two moms : contributions of the planned lesbian family to the deconstruction of gendered parenting / Valory Mitchell --
Lesbians choosing children : creating families, creating narratives / Cheryl Muzio --
Working with gay fathers : developmental, postdivorce parenting, and therapeutic issues / Jerry J. Bigner --
Families coping with HIV disease in gay fathers : dimensions of treatment / Stacey Shuster --
Lesbian mothers and their children : findings from the Bay Area families study / Charlotte J. Patterson.
Responsibility: Joan Laird and Robert-Jay Green, editors ; foreword by Monica McGoldrick.
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