Coming out, coming home : helping families adjust to a gay or lesbian child / Michael C. LaSala.

"The discovery that a child is lesbian or gay can send shockwaves through a family. A mother will question how she's raised her son; a father will worry that his daughter will experience discrimination. From the child's perspective, gay and lesbian youth fear their families will rejec...

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Main Author: LaSala, Michael C.
Format: Book
Published: New York : Columbia University Press, [2010]
Table of Contents:
  • Family sensitization
  • Family discovery : youth come out
  • Family discovery : parents react
  • Family recovery
  • Family renewal : the gift of the gay or lesbian child
  • Race and ethnicity
  • Areas for future research and concluding thoughts.