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Love Makes a Family: Portraits of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgendered Parents and their Families

Title

Love Makes a Family: Portraits of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgendered Parents and their Families

Authors

Peggy Gillespie

Illustrator

Gigi Kaeser (Photographer)

Publisher

University of Massachusetts Press

Publication Year

1999

ISBN

9781558491601

Pages

260 pages

Genre

nonfiction

Format

full length

Item Type

Nonfiction

Annotation

This volume combines interviews and photographs to document the experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered parents and their children. All of the family members speak candidly about their lives, their relationships and how they have dealt with the pressures of homophobia.

Grade Level

9-12

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Adoption; Divorce; Single parent; Interracial; Gay/Lesbian; Bisexuality; Transgender; adopted children; adoptive parents; divorced parents; single mother; single father; interracial parents; interracial family; lesbian; lesbian adults; gay; gay adults; bisexual adults; transgender adults

Race/Ethnicities

multiple

Family Formation

multiple

LGBTQ+

gay males; lesbian females; bisexual males; bisexual females; transgender males; transgender females

Keywords

portraits; family life; photographs; interviews; homophobia

Diversity Impact

direct

Love Makes a Family: Portraits of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgendered Parents and their Families


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