Beyond Acceptance: Parents of Lesbians & Gays Talk About Their Experiences
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Beyond Acceptance: Parents of Lesbians & Gays Talk About Their Experiences

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"Mom, Dad, I'm gay." When a parent hears these words, the initial shock is often followed by feelings ranging from anger and denial to fear and guilt. It's also the beginning of a difficult journey that, with understanding and emotional support, can lead to acceptance and beyond.

Now fully revised and updated, Beyond Acceptance is a ground-breaking book that provides parent...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published November 15th 1997 by St. Martin's Griffin (first published 1986)
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This book is painful to read sometime because I wish my parents had the attitudes of the parents interviewed in this book. But I realize that it took those parents a while to come to terms with their children's sexuality and so I can't expect my own to have those same views. That all being said, this book is very poignant, and it opens up the mind to see things from a different perspective than maybe we're used to.
I like this book. It was very healing for me.
So far this is the best book I have found on this topic.
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