LGBT Parents and Their Children

Children of LGBT Parents
Coping When a Parent is Gay: Examines the impact of a parent’s sexual orientation on family relationships, describing the experiences of young people in various types of families.

Different Mothers: Sons and Daughters of Lesbians Talk About Their Lives: Perhaps the most wonderful thing about Different Mothers is the marvelous resiliency of so many of these children, and the humor and hilarity of so many of their stories. The richness and variety of lesbian parenting have rarely been presented so effectively.

How Would You Feel if Your Dad Was Gay?: A thoroughly realistic story portraying the prejudice, confusion, and self-doubt experienced by children with gay parents.

Out of the Ordinary: Essays on Growing Up With Gay, Lesbian, and Transgender Parents: This unprecedented collection of short memoirs by adult children of gay, lesbian, and transgender parents demonstrates once again that love cannot be policed or regulated, and that the bond between parents and children transcends petty categories.

For LGBT Parents
Gay and Lesbian Parents: This insightful new work deals with all of the contemporary issues concerning parenting by gay men and lesbians. It is designed to broaden readers’ thinking on homosexuality and homosexuals in general; to include the dimension of children and parenting within the context of the homosexual family; and to provide specific information about it.

The Velveteen Father: An Unexpected Journey to Parenthood: Journalist Jesse Green’s delightful memoir makes it quite clear that the pleasures and perils of parenting are always the same–even for a gay 37-year-old man who stumbles into it by falling in love with a person who has an adopted son.