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On Being Gay: Thoughts on Family, Faith, and Love
Brian McNaught has a special knack for enabling people to understand what it means to be gay. He has done so as a writer and lecturer since 1974, explaining, encouraging, and often healing his audiences. McNaught provides a look-- sometimes humorous, always insightful-- at such concerns as whether or not to "come out," maintaining ties with one's family, building love rela ...more
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Sep 22, 2012 Cyd rated it it was amazing
It is amazing how much of this book, written from 1975 to 1986, is still right-on today: how the struggle is still just as hard--and in some ways even harder (such as in the Roman Catholic Church, which I believe has taken a bunch of steps backwards since he wrote "The Sad Dilemma of the Gay Catholic" in 1975), and how absolutely essential it is for GLBTQI people to rid themselves of the oppression and abuse and hatred and condemnation other people have made sure we set up inside ourselves. Sure ...more