Includes bibliographic references (pages and indexes
Contents: Lesbians and gays in couples and families : central issues -- Transgenerational homophobia in the family : a personal narrative / M. English -- Connections : conversations between a gay therapist and a straight therapist / S. Siegel & G. Walker -- Social policy as a context for lesbian and gay families : the political is personal / A. Hartman -- Invisible ties : lesbians and their families of origin / J. Laird -- Coming out and the mother--daughter bond : two case examples / S. Iasenza, et al. -- Lesbian, gay, and bisexual Asian Americans and their families / P. Liu & C. Chan -- Self-labeling and disclosure among gay, lesbian, and bisexual youth / R. Savin-Williams -- Are lesbian couples fused and gay male couples disengaged? : questioning gender straightjackets / R. Green, et al. -- Creating and maintaining boundaries in male couples / T. Johnson & M. Keren -- African American lesbians: issues in couples therapy / B. Greene & N. Boyd-Franklin -- Gender roles among Latino gay and bisexual men : implications for family and couple relationships / E. Morales -- Lesbian couples and childhood trauma : guidelines for therapists / S. Kerewsky & D. Miller -- Assessing heterosexist bias in the treatment of lesbian couples with chemical dependency / S. Anderson -- Two moms : contribution of the planned lesbian family to the deconstruction of gendered parenting / V. Mitchell -- Lesbians choosing children : creating families, creating narratives / C. Muzio -- Working with gay fathers : developmental postdivorce parenting and therapeutic issues / J. Bigner -- Families coping with HIV disease in gay fathers : dimensions of treatment / S. Shuster -- Lesbian mothers and their children : findings from the Bay Area Families Study / C. Patterson.