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Straight parents/gay children : keeping families together

Author: Robert Bernstein
Publisher: New York : Thunder's Mouth Press ; Emeryville, CA : Distributed by Publishers Group West, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This is a personal account by a father who came to terms with his daughter's homosexuality and discovered that his life was not diminished, as he had originally thought, but enriched by it. In Straight Parents / Gay Children, Robert Bernstein tells about his own and others' experiences with P FLAG, an organization that helps parents to achieve a fuller understanding and appreciation of human diversity. Bernstein's  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Bernstein
ISBN: 1560250852 9781560250852 1560250860 9781560250869
OCLC Number: 31971618
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xv, 203 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Rethinking the unthinkable --
Growing up gay --
Digest the news --
The birth of a movement --
Families fighting the myths --
The radical challenge: one family under siege --
The radical challenge: ground zero for the Holy war --
Parents speak out --
Ministry of light: changing attitudes in established religion --
A Holocaust survivor confronts homophobia --
Public figures and their gay relatives --
A survival guide --
A call to arms.
Responsibility: Robert A. Bernstein.

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This is a personal account by a father who came to terms with his daughter's homosexuality and discovered that his life was not diminished, as he had originally thought, but enriched by it. In Straight Parents / Gay Children, Robert Bernstein tells about his own and others' experiences with P FLAG, an organization that helps parents to achieve a fuller understanding and appreciation of human diversity. Bernstein's inspiring account serves as a call to action to all parents of gays not just to love and accept their children, but to speak out on their behalf. It includes sketches of a number of courageous P FLAG members who have taken the lead in seeking social equality and justice for their gay loved ones.

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