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  • A Legal Guide for Lesbian and Gay Couples. Hayden Curry, & Dennis Clifford, NOLO Press.

  • All Families are Different. Sol Gordon, Prometheus Books.

  • Becoming Visible: A Reader in Gay & Lesbian History for High School & College Students. Kevin Jennings, ed.,
    Alyson Publications.

  • Beyond Acceptance. Carolyn Welch Griffin, Marian J. Wirth and Arthur G. Wirth, St. Martin's Press.

  • Bi Any Other Name: Bisexual People Speak Out. Loraine Hutchins and Lani Kaahumanu, eds., Alyson Publications.

  • Biphobia: It Goes More Than Two Ways. R. Ochs. In B.A. Firestein (Ed.), Bisexuality: The Psychology and Politics of an Invisible Minority (pp. 217-239), Thousand Oaks.

  • Bisexual Resource Guide. Robin Ochs, ed., Bisexual Resource Center.

  • Coming Out: An Act of Love. Rob Eichberg, Plume.

  • Coming Out to Parents: A Two-Way Survival Guide for Lesbians and Gay Men and Their Parents. Mary V. Borhek, Pilgrim Press.

  • Counseling and Psychotherapy with Bisexual and Exploring Clients. D.R. Matteson. In B.A. Firestein (Ed.), Bisexuality: The Psychology and Politics of an Invisible Minority (pp. 185-213), Thousand Oaks.

  • Does Your Momma Know? An Anthology of Black Lesbian Coming Out Stories. Lisa C. Moore, ed., Redbone Press.

  • Free Your Mind: The Book for Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Youth and Their Allies. Ellen Bass and Kate Kaufman, HarperCollins.

  • Growing Up Gay/Growing Up Lesbian: A Literary Anthology. Bennett L. Singer, ed., New Press.

  • Lambda Gray: A Practical, Emotional and Spiritual Guide for Gays and Lesbians Who Are Growing Older. Jeanne Adleman, Newcastle Publications.

  • Lesbian Moms, Gay Dads: Parenting a New Generation. April Martin, Harper Collins.

  • Mom, Dad, I'm Gay: How Families Negotiate Coming Out. Ritch Savin-Williams, American Psychological Association.

  • Not the Only One: Lesbian and Gay Fiction for Teens. Tony Grima, Alyson Publications.

  • Now That I'm Out, What Do I Do? Thoughts on Living Deliberately. Brian McNaught, St. Martin's Press.

  • Now That You Know: What Every Parent Should Know About Homosexuality. Betty Fairchild and Nancy Hayward, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich.

  • Outing Yourself: How to Come Out As Lesbian or Gay to Your Family, Friends and Coworkers. Michelangelo Signorile, Fireside.

  • Passages of Pride: True Stories of Lesbian and Gay Teenagers. Kurt Chandler, Alyson Publications.

  • Permanent Partners: Building Gay and Lesbian Relationships that Last. Betty Berzon, E.P. Dutton.

  • Queer in America: Sex, the Media, and the Closets of Power. Michelangelo Signorile, Anchor Books.

  • Reflections of a Rock Lobster: A Story about Growing Up Gay. Aaron Fricke, Alyson Publications.

  • Sexual Orientation Identity Formation: A Western Phenomenon. V. Cass. In R.P. Cabaj and T.S. Stein (Eds.), Textbook of Homosexuality and Mental Health (pp. 227-251), American Psychiatric Press.

  • Straight Parents, Gay Children: Keeping Families Together. Bernstein, Robert A., Thunder’s Mouth Press.

  • Stranger at the Gate: To be Gay and Christian in America. Mel White, Plume/Penguine.

  • The Greatest Taboo: Homosexuality in Black Communities. Delroy Constantine-Simms, ed., Alyson Publications.

  • The Uninvited Dilemma: A Question of Gender. Kim Elizabeth Stuart. Metamorphous Press.

  • Trans Liberation: Beyond Pink or Blue. Leslie Feinberg, Beacon Press.

  • Transsexuals: Candid Answers to Private Questions. Gerald Ramsey, Crossing Press.

  • True Selves: Understanding Transexualism. Mildred Brown, & Ann Chole, Jossey-Bass Inc.

  • True Selves: Understanding Transsexualism: For Families, Friends, Coworkers and Helping Professionals. Mildred L. Brown and Chloe Ann Rounsley, Routledge Press.

  • Two Teenagers in Twenty: Writings by Gay and Lesbian Youth. Ann Heron, ed., Alyson Publications.

  • Understanding Sexual Identity: A Book for Gay and Lesbian Teens and Their Friends. Janice E. Rench, Lerner Publications.

  • Young, Gay, and Proud. Sasha Alyson, Alyson Publications.