Various people speak about how they came to their misinformed views about gayness, their religious beliefs, their fears that friends will abandon them after finding out about their child's homosexuality, and their anxieties about AIDS. Often people find similar solutions to their problems, and sometimes different ones, but in all cases the message is that understanding, love, and a need to own up to, and dispense with, ignorant homophobic attitudes can bring families back together in a wholesome and nurturing manner. Frank, informed, and filled with insights and practical suggestions, Beyond Acceptance is a fine addition to the literature on homophobia and families. --Michael Bronski
Very good! I would recommend. I found it from another book, that mentioned it. So glad I did.Published 10 months ago by Jessica
I was curious about the material in this book since I have met many different people in the academic world some of whom are homosexual. Read morePublished on July 18, 2013 by Brian Allan Little
I was actually quite shocked to find that so many parents were SO mortified and ashamed when they found out their child was gay/lesbian. Read morePublished on January 14, 2013 by Lisa B.
I didn't find this book as informative as I thought I would. I found it to be a collection of exerts of letters by parents who have a gay child with a few opinions expert opinions... Read morePublished on May 24, 2012 by Tracey
Exactly what was needed. I ordered a copy for myself and one for my parents. Some things were quite confrontational to read, but in the end it was incredibly helpful for both... Read morePublished on December 22, 2010 by rkvl