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


By Carolyn Welch Griffin, Marian J. Wirth, & Arthur G. Wirth with Introduction by Brian McNaught

"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 by co-authors Carolyn W. Griffin, Marian J. Wirth, and Arthur G. Wirth remains a ground-breaking book that provides parents the comfort and knowledge they need to accept the gay children and build stronger family relationships. Based on the experiences of other parents, this book lets them know they are not alone and helps them through the emotional stages leading to reconciliation with their children.

Paperback: 256 pages
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin; 2 edition (Nov. 15 1997)
ISBN-13: 9780312167813
Product Dimensions: 14 x 1.5 x 21.6 cm