Lgbtq families : The Ultimate Teen Guide. / Eva Apelqvist.
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- ISBN: 9780810885370 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2013.
According to the recent United States Census, there are 650,000 same-sex couple households in the U.S., and an estimated one-quarter of those households are raising children. In the past few years, several states across the nation have passed Freedom to Marry bills for same-sex couples. But even with the rise in recognition of LGBTQ families, acceptance has not necessarily followed. Unfortunately, young adults in LGBTQ families encounter many challenges, from derision by their peers to the embarrassment of being perceived as different.LGBTQ Families: The Ultimate Teen Guide focuses on the difficulties young people face as members of households in which one or more members are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender/transsexual, or queer/questioning. This book offers encouragement, insights, and resources to help them cope with and embrace the uniqueness of their family life. Teens and adults from LGBTQ families-and teens who identify as LGBTQ themselves-tell their...
Electronic reproduction. Lanham : Scarecrow Press, 2013. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2229 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 8036 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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