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Queer Parent's Primer

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This book provides gay and lesbian parents real-life parenting solutions to the many practical challenges they face, with a multitude of concrete suggestions to help them think through conflicts, define and protect their family, and celebrate and nourish a proud and loving household. Through examples and interactive exercises, the author helps readers present their family ...more
Paperback, 264 pages
Published January 15th 2001 by New Harbinger Publications
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Oh, Stephanie Brill. Whether you're planning your family or actively parenting, you can count on her for a dose of self-righteousness and amusing suggestions like relying on lunaception to get preggers or pointing out a billboard of two men playing basketball with a child and saying, "Look at those two gay dads!" Much like the scripts in The New Essential Guide to Lesbian Conception, Pregnancy, and Birth, the suggested conversational responses go way overboard, along the lines of:

Guy in supermar
The best book about queer parenting available, hands down. This is the only book to truly bring a QUEER perspective to parenting, not just a gay and lesbian perspective. It is versatile and supports challenging dominant cultural paradigms to truly create the best families for our kids. The perspective is inclusive of bisexuals, transpeople, non-labelers, and other queers. It encourages parents to process their expectations, ideals, and experiences with poignant discussion questions and provides ...more
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