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Title Lesbians and gays in couples and families : a handbook for therapists / Joan Laird and Robert-Jay Green, editors ; foreword by Monica McGoldrick.

Publication Info. San Francisco : Jossey-Bass Publishers, [1996]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  305.906 L623LE    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description xvii, 462 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents I. Personal, professional, and political contexts. Transgenerational homophobia in the family : a personal narrative / Meme English -- Connections : conversations between a gay therapist and a straight therapist / Stanley Siegel and Gillian Walker -- Social policy as a context for lesbian and gay families : the political is personal / Ann Hartman. II. Families of origin. Invisible ties : lesbians and their families of origin / Joan Laird -- Coming out and the mother-daughter bond : two case examples / Suzanne Iasenza, Patricia L. Colucci, and Barbara Rothberg -- Lesbian, gay, and bisexual Asian Americans and their families / Peter Liu and Connie S. Chan -- Self-labeling and disclosure among gay, lesbian, and bisexual youths / Ritch C. Savin-Williams.
III. Lesbian and gay couples. Are lesbian couples fused and gay male couples disengaged? : questioning gender straightjackets / Robert-Jay Green, Michael Bettinger, and Ellie Zacks -- Creating and maintaining boundaries in male couples / Thomas W. Johnson and Michael S. Keren -- African American lesbians : issues in couples therapy / Beverly Greene and Nancy Boyd-Franklin -- Gender roles among Latino gay and bisexual men : implications for family and couple relationships / Eduardo Morales -- Lesbian couples and childhood trauma : guidelines for therapists / Shoshana D. Kerewsky and Dusty Miller -- Addressing heterosexist bias in the treatment of lesbian couples with chemical dependency / Sandra C. Anderson.
IV. Lesbian and gay parents. Two moms : contributions of the planned lesbian family to the deconstruction of gendered parenting / Valory Mitchell -- Lesbians choosing children : creating families, creating narratives / Cheryl Muzio -- Working with gay fathers : developmental, postdivorce parenting, and therapeutic issues / Jerry J. Bigner -- Families coping with HIV disease in gay fathers : dimensions of treatment / Stacey Shuster -- Lesbian mothers and their children : findings from the Bay Area families study / Charlotte J. Patterson.
Subject Gays -- Family relationships -- United States.
Gay couples -- United States.
Gay parents -- United States.
Family psychotherapy -- United States.
Homosexuality -- United States.
Family -- United States.
Parents -- United States.
Family Characteristics -- United States.
Sexual Partners -- United States.
Family Therapy -- United States.
Added Author Laird, Joan.
Green, Robert Jay, 1948-
ISBN 0787902225 (acid-free paper)
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