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Out of the Ordinary: Essays on Growing Up with Gay, Lesbian, and Transgender Parents

Title

Out of the Ordinary: Essays on Growing Up with Gay, Lesbian, and Transgender Parents

Publisher

St. Martin's Press

Publication Year

2000

ISBN

9780312244897

Pages

216 pages

Genre

nonfiction

Format

essays

Item Type

Nonfiction

Annotation

"Out of the Ordinary" is a groundbreaking collection of essays by teen and adult children of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender parents. The essays range from humorous to poignant and provide insight into numerous topics on dealing with a parent's sexuality while figuring out one's own.

Grade Level

9-12; Adult

Topic

LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Homosexuality; Transgender; gay parents; lesbian parents; transgender parents; children of gay parents; children of transgender parents

Race/Ethnicities

multiple

Family Formation

multiple

LGBTQ+

male/male; female/female

Awards

Lambda Literary Award, 2001 Winner United States

Keywords

personal stories; first person accounts

Diversity Impact

direct

Out of the Ordinary: Essays on Growing Up with Gay, Lesbian, and Transgender Parents

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