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The Lesbian and Gay Parenting Handbook: Creating and Raising Our Familiesby April Martin
Synopses & Reviews
A much needed book that addresses the many questions and important issues associated with lesbian and gay parenting, by a well-known psychotherapist and lesbian parent.
Book News Annotation:
Discusses the many facets of making the decision to have a family, and how to do it. Then explores how to make it work--child rearing issues, what family life is like, dealing with crisis and tragedy, communicating with families of origin, and functioning out in the world. Includes resources for support and information. The author is a psychologist who is also a lesbian mother.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 373-381) and index.
Table of Contents
The big decision — Lesbians choosing pregnancy — Donors and coparents — Gay dads making babies — Adoption — The legal issues — Raising our children — Family life — Breaking up — Crisis and tragedy — Our families of origin — Out in the world.
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