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Title Out of the ordinary : essays on growing up with gay, lesbian, and transgender parents / Noelle Howey and Ellen Samuels, editors.

Imprint New York : St. Martin's Press, 2000.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  306.874 Ou8 2000    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xxi, 216 p. ; 21 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Nothing to me / Sophia Gould -- My father's eyes / Tristan Taormino -- Promise of dessert / Julie Diana Rawley -- Sexual healing / Noelle Howey -- Acting lessons / Peter Snow -- I remember reaching for Michael's hand / Stefan Lynch -- My mother and the nun / Kelley Conway -- Moral fabrics / Jennifer DiMarco -- Freak / Morgan Green, with Ellen Samuels -- Translations / Jeffrey Wright, with Christopher Healy -- Smile and say nothing / Ian Wheeler-Nicholson -- Father's day / Maria De La O -- Plain truth / Meema Spadola -- She'll always be my daddy / Laurie Cicotello -- Tambourine dancer / Rivka Solomon -- Charlotte / Meagan Rosser -- Getting closer / Laura Zee -- Turning inward / Kris Giesing -- Home movie / Becky Parker -- Rites of passage / Daniel Belasco -- Perils of knowing / Alysia Abbott.
Summary "Out of the Ordinary" is a collection of essays by teen and adult children of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender parents. The essays provide insight into numerous topics on dealing with a parent's sexuality while figuring out one's own.
Awards Lambda Literary Award, 2000
Subject Children of gay parents.
Children of transsexual parents.
Gay fathers -- Family relationships.
Lesbian mothers -- Family relationships.
Bisexual parents -- Family relationships.
Transsexual parents -- Family relationships.
Added Author Howey, Noelle.
Samuels, Ellen Jean.
ISBN 0312244894

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