Positively gay :

Positively gay : new approaches to gay and lesbian life / edited by Betty Berzon ; foreword by Barney Frank. - Updated and expanded. - Berkeley, Calif. : Celestial Arts, c1992. - xxii, 296 p. ; 23 cm.

Includes bibliographical references.

Acknowledgments -- Foreword / Introduction / Developing a positive gay and lesbian identity / Coming out inside / The importance of telling our stories / The changing lesbian social scene / The changing world of gay men / Building successful relationships / Lesbian couples in particular / Telling the family you're gay / For parents of lesbians and gays / On being a lesbian mother / On being a gay father / The older lesbian / The older gay man / Judaism: a time of change / Protestantism and gay and lesbian freedom / Catholicism: on the compatibility of sexuality and faith / Job security in the workplace: legal protections for lesbians and gay men / Financial planning: making the best use of your money / Take back the day: opening the corporate closet / Using your gay and lesbian voting power / Gay male sexuality: exploring intimacy in the age of AIDS / Reunification: changing relationships between gay men and lesbians coping with AIDS / African-American issues: the soul of it / Latino issues: gay and lesbian latinos claiming La Raza / Asian-Pacific Islander issues: identity integration and pride / Native gay and lesbian issues: the two-spirited / An explosion of creativity / The brave new world of gay and lesbian youth / The Positively Gay discussion guide -- Contributors. Barney Frank -- Betty Berzon -- Betty Berzon -- Mark Thompson -- John Preston -- Robin Podolsky -- Michael Bronski -- Betty Berzon -- Nancy Toder -- Betty Berzon -- Betty Fairchild -- Roberta Bennett and Diane Abbitt -- Jeffrey Carron -- Phyllis Lyon and Del Martin -- Raymond M. Berger and James J. Kelly -- Rabbi Denise Eger -- Rev. William R. Johnson -- Father Robert Nugent -- David Link and Thomas F. Coleman -- Ronald J. Jacobson and Jonathan Wright -- Brian McNaught -- R. Adam DeBaugh -- Michael Shernoff -- Terry Wolverton -- Ayofemi Folayan -- Eric-Steven Gutierrez -- Terry Gock -- Terry Tafoya -- Michael Lassell -- Teresa DeCrescenzo. -- BEING GAY: PERSONAL ISSUES, SOCIAL OPTIONS. PARTNERING: THE SPECIAL ISSUES OF SAME-SEX COUPLING. FAMILY RELATIONS: FRESH PERSPECTIVES. PARENTING: THE CHALLENGES CHILDREN PRESENT. AGING: A SEASON OF GRACE. RELIGION: RECONCILING THE SPIRITUAL DILEMMA. THE PRACTICAL ASPECTS: TAKING CONTROL OF YOUR LIFE. AIDS: ITS IMPACT ON ALL OUR LIVES. PEOPLE OF COLOR: THE SPECIAL EXPERIENCES OF MINORITIES WITHIN A MINORITY. THE GAY AND LESBIAN CULTURAL SCENE. YOUNG PEOPLE: THE FUTURE OF OUR COMMUNITY.

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Gay men--United States.
Lesbians--United States.

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