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The Velvet Rage: Overcoming the Pain of Growing Up Gay in a Straight Man’s World

7 minutes
It’s a challenge to be gay and happy in the 21st century.

Traditionally, the study of psychology has been aimed at straight men and women, which puts gay men at a disadvantage. But it is possible to understand and prepare for the unique emotional experiences that many gay men go through. In “The Velvet Rage,” you’ll learn how shame defines the gay experience, as well as how gay men can grow to love and validate themselves.

Read this Snapshot if you:

  • Are a gay man struggling with your emotions
  • Have a gay man in your life who you want to support
  • Want to understand gay culture and the gay experience better
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