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Family pride: what LGBT families should know about navigating home, school, and safety in their neighborhoods

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An invaluable portrait and roadmap on how to thrive as an LGBT family The overwhelming success of Dan Savage's "It Gets Better" YouTube project aimed at queer youth highlighted that despite the progress made in gay rights, LGBT people are still at high risk of being victimized. While the national focus remains on the mistreatment of gay people in schools, the reality is that LGBT families also face hostility in various settings--professional, recreational, and social. This is especially evident in rural communities, where the majority of LGBT families live, isolated from support networks more commonly found in urban spaces. Family Pride is the first book for queer parents, families, and allies that emphasizes community safety. Drawing on his years as a dedicated community activist and on the experiences of LGBT parents, Michael Shelton offers concrete strategies that LGBT families can use to intervene in and resolve difficult community issues, teach their children resiliency skills, and find safe and respectful programs for their children.

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An invaluable portrait and roadmap on how to thrive as an LGBT family

The overwhelming success of Dan Savage's "It Gets Better" YouTube project aimed at queer youth highlighted that despite the progress made in gay rights, LGBT people are still at high risk of being victimized. While the national focus remains on the mistreatment of gay people in schools, the reality is that LGBT families also face hostility in various settings--professional, recreational, and social. This is especially evident in rural communities, where the majority of LGBT families live, isolated from support networks more commonly found in urban spaces.

Family Pride is the first book for queer parents, families, and allies that emphasizes community safety. Drawing on his years as a dedicated community activist and on the experiences of LGBT parents, Michael Shelton offers concrete strategies that LGBT families can use to intervene in and resolve difficult community issues, teach their children resiliency skills, and find safe and respectful programs for their children.

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subject_facetFamilies -- United States
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Gay parents -- United States
Gay rights -- United States
Homophobia -- United States -- Psychological aspects
Lesbian couples -- Family relationships -- United States
Parent and child -- United States
title_displayFamily pride : what LGBT families should know about navigating home, school, and safety in their neighborhoods
title_fullFamily Pride What LGBT Families Should Know about Navigating Home, School, and Safety in Their Neighborhoods
Family pride : what LGBT families should know about navigating home, school, and safety in their neighborhoods / Michael Shelton ; foreword by Elizabeth Castellana
title_shortFamily pride
title_subwhat LGBT families should know about navigating home, school, and safety in their neighborhoods
topic_facetFamilies
Family & Relationships
Family relationships
Gay couples
Gay parents
Gay rights
Gay/Lesbian
Homophobia
Lesbian couples
Nonfiction
Parent and child
Psychological aspects
Sociology