are held at the Dunedin
Public Library or its branches. Where this is the case, their
classification numbers have been given. Other titles can be ordered at
local bookshops (e.g. the University
Bookshop, 378 Great King St., Dunedin, tele.(03) 477 6976) or via
the Internet from sites such as Amazon.com.
would welcome any comments you have to make on these titles.
Books for Parents, Families and Friends
Borhek, Mary V. Coming out to Parents: a Two-way Survival Guide
for Lesbians and Gay Men and their Parents.New York: Pilgrim Press,
Buxton, Amity. The Other Side of the Closet: the Coming-Out Crisis
for Straight Spouses and Families. New York: J. Wiley, 1994.
Cohen, Susan & Daniel. When Someone You Know is Gay.
New York: Evans, 1989
Forman-Dew, Robb. The Family Heart: a Memoir of when our Son Came
Out. Reading, Mass.: Addison-Wesley, 1994.
Griffith, Carolyn Welch, et al. Beyond Acceptance: Parents of
Lesbians and Gays Talk about their Experience. New York: St. Martins
McDougall, Bryce. My Child is Gay: how Parents React When They Hear
the News. St Leonards, N.S.W.: Allen and Unwin, 1998.
Stewart, Terry. Invisible Families. Auckland: New Women's Press,
1993. To read our review, Click here
Books for Lesbian,
Gay and Bisexual Youth
Bass, E. Free Your Mind: the Book for Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Youth
and their Allies. New York: Harper Collins, 1996.
Chandler, Kurt. Passages of Pride: Lesbian and Gay Youth Come of Age.
New York: Times Books, 1995.
Pollack, Rachel. The Journey Out: a Guide for and about Lesbian, Gay
and Bisexual Teens. New York: Viking, 1995.
Books of General
LeVay, Simon. Queer Science: the Use and Abuse of Research into
Homosexuality. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1996.
Mondimore, Francis. A Natural History of Homosexuality.
Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 1996.
Singer, B., ed. Growing up Gay, Growing up Lesbian: a Literary
Anthology. New York: New Press, 1993.
4. Titles on Religious Issues (see