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Out of the ordinary : essays on growing up with gay, lesbian, and transgender parents

Author: Noelle Howey; Ellen Jean Samuels
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Out of the Ordinary" is a groundbreaking collection of essays by teen and adult children of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender parents. The essays range from humorous to poignant and provide insight into numerous topics on dealing with a parent's sexuality while figuring out one's own.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Noelle Howey; Ellen Jean Samuels
ISBN: 0312244894 9780312244897
OCLC Number: 43540186
Awards: Winner of Lambda Literary Awards (Nonfiction Anthology) 2000
Winner of Lambda Literary Awards (Children/Young Adult) 2000
Short-listed for Lambda Literary Awards (Transgender) 2000
Description: xxi, 216 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Nothing to me / Sophia Gould --
My father's eyes / Tristan Taormino --
The promise of dessert / Julie Diana Rawley --
Sexual healing / Noelle Howey --
Acting lessons / Peter Snow --
I remember reaching for Michael's hand / Stefan Lynch --
My mother and the nun / Kelley Conway --
Moral fabrics / Jennifer DiMarco --
Freak / Morgan Green, with Ellen Samuels --
Translations / Jeffrey Wright, with Christopher Healy --
Smile and say nothing / Ian Wheeler-Nicholson --
Father's day / Maria De La O --
The plain truth / Meema Spadola --
She'll always be my daddy / Laurie Cicotello --
Tambourine dancer / Rivka Solomon --
Charlotte / Meagan Rosser --
Getting closer / Laura Zee --
Turning inward / Kris Giesing --
Home movie / Becky Parker --
Rites of passage / Daniel Belasco --
The perils of knowing / Alysia Abbott.
Responsibility: Noelle Howey and Ellen Samuels, editors.
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"Out of the Ordinary" is a groundbreaking collection of essays by teen and adult children of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender parents. The essays range from humorous to poignant and provide insight into numerous topics on dealing with a parent's sexuality while figuring out one's own.

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