J.F. Boylan, She’s Not There: A Life in Two Genders
Just Evelyn, Mom, I Need to Be a Girl
Don Clark, Ph.D., Loving Someone Gay
Bryce McDougall, My Child Is Gay
Kelly Quindlen, Her Name in the Sky **
Lisa C. Moore, Ed. Does Your Mama Know? An anthology of black lesbian coming out stories.**
Nancy Garden Annie On My Mind (novel)**
Avery Jackson, It’s OK to Sparkle**
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Robert A. Bernstein, Straight Parents, Gay Children
Betty Fairchild and Nancy Hayward, Now That You Know
Eric Marcus, Is it a Choice?
Carolynn Griffin and Marian & Arthur Wirth, Beyond Acceptance
Bishop John Shelby Spong, Living in Sin
Lorraine Trenchard, Being Lesbian
Betty Berzon, Positively Gay
Mary V. Borhek, Coming Out To Parents
Promotes the health and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons, their families and friends through: support, to cope with an adverse society; education, to enlighten an ill-informed public; and advocacy, to end discrimination and to secure equal civil rights. Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays provides opportunity for dialogue about sexual orientation and gender identity, and acts to create a society that is healthy and respectful of human diversity.
This is a “must read” for parents who are forming new and honest relationships with a loved one who has come out to them. This booklet answers several commonly-asked questions about having a gay child. It includes a list of related resources.
A support guide for parents, family, and friends of transgender and gender non-conforming people. This publication includes insights from the parents of transgender children, professional viewpoints from experts on gender issues and information from educators about how to support young people at home and at school. And, it includes comprehensive information on terminology, a terrific list of other resources and unique advice on how to embrace your transgender or gender non-conforming loved one, and help them feel more comfortable as they strive to live openly, honestly and authentically as who they are.
Robin Scroggs, The New Testament and Homosexuality
Daniel A. Helminiak, What the Bible Really Says About Homosexuality
Reverend Mel White, Stranger At The Gate
Gregg Drinkwater & Joshua Lesser, editors, Torah Queeries: Weekly Commentaries on the Hebrew Bible
For the Bible Tells Me So (documentary)
Through the experiences of five very normal, very Christian, very American families we discover how insightful people of faith handle the realization of having a gay child. FOR THE BIBLE TELLS ME SO offers healing, clarity and understanding to anyone caught in the crosshairs of scripture and sexual identity.
IWR’s mission is to create resources that support the unconditional welcome of people of all sexual orientations and gender identities and their families in the church home of their choice.