For Adult COLAGErs
A wonderful collection of letters written by Asianimmigrants about their lgbt family member.
The Family Letter Project. MAPLBN. 1999
The Boy With The Thorn In His Side
Keith Fleming’s story of how his gay uncle, thewriter Edmund White, saved his life, when atsixteen, Fleming was commited to mentalinstitute. A memoir about adolescence, and oneboy’s relationship with his uncle.
Morrow,William & Co.
Friends And Family True Stories Of America’s Straight Allies
Stories told by children, parents, and friends alikeabout their experiences both emotional and politicalwith lgbt family members.
D. Woog. Alyson Books. New York, NY. 1999.
Growing Up In A Lesbian Family
An academic look at children raised by lesbians,sometimes in comparison with children in straighthouseholds.
S. Golombok , F. Tasker. Gilford Press, New York NY . 1997
Janet, My Mother And Me
A memoir by New Yorker writer William Murrayabout growing up in the 1940’s and 50’s with hismother, Natalia Danesi Murray, and her partner Janet Flanner.
W. Murray, Simon and Schuster. 2000
Nobody’s Children: Orphans Of The HIVEpidemic
This book incorporates statistics and facts with the personal experiences of children whose lives have been affected by the HIV epidemic.
S. Dansky. Harrington Park Press, Binghamton, NY. 1997
Other Side Of The Closet: The Coming-OutCrisis For Straight Spouses And Families
Based on five years of research, this book exploresmajor issues that arise for straight spouses when their wives or husbands come out.
A. Pierce-Buxton. John Wiley & Sons, New York. 1994
Out Of The Closet Into Our Hearts:Celebrating Our Gay/Lesbian FamilyMembers
Stories and poems written by families of gay andlesbians. Includes interesting accounts from childrenas well as a diversity of other family members
L. Siegel, N. Olson, Leyland Publications, San Francisco,CA. 2001.
Out of the Ordinary
A groundbreaking collection of essays written byand for teenage and adult children of Gay,Lesbian, Transgender and Bisexual parents.
N. Howey, E. Samuels, st. martin’s press, New York, NY.2000
Trans Forming Families: Real Stories AboutTransgendered Loved Ones
Thirty one stories by spouses, parents, children, andfriends exploring the journey, struggle, and delight of having a transgendered loved one.
M. Boenke. Waterford Press. 1999
A Woman Like That
A collection of coming out stories by popular lesbianand bisexual authors. Some tell the story of losingcustody of children and others about being secondgeneration.
Ed. J. Larkin. Perennial harper Collins, New York, NY. 2000 *Sold by COLAGE. Please contact the office for purchasing information. (415)861-5437
Publications of Interest
Arise: For Diverse People Of African Decent
Made for lgbt people, and their loved ones, of African decent. Covers family, travel, music andmany other areas of interest.
2121 Perlata St., Loft 126, Oakland CA 94907, (510)663-2743 firstname.lastname@example.org
Just For Us
COLAGE’s quarterly newsletter, packed with funstuff for children and lgbt parents!
In The Family: The Magazine For Lesbians, Gays,Bisexuals And Their Relations
A magazine about love, intimacy and family.
P.O. Box 5387, Takoma Park, MD 20913, (301)270-4771