If you are dealing with LGBTQ issues in your family, here is a list of resources you may find helpful in your search for understanding.
PFLAG National Website – www.pflag.org
Support resources and free downloads of booklets:
- “Our Daughters and Sons: Questions and Answers for Parents of Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual People” (also available in Spanish)
- “Faith in Our Families: Parents, Families and Friends Talk About Religion and Homosexuality”
- “Guide to Being a Straight Ally”
Other suggested resources:
“Beyond Acceptance” – Carolyn Griffin
Insights from parents who have gay or lesbian children.
“Cleaning Closets: A Mother’s Story” – Beverly Cole
How one family made the loving journey toward affirmation of having a gay son.
“Death by Denial” – Gary Remafedi
A study of suicide in gay and lesbian teenagers.
“The Good Book: Reading the Bible with Mind and Heart” – Peter Gomes
In Chapter Eight, the late Harvard chaplain and preacher explores the real meaning of the biblical texts usually used to bash gay and lesbian people.
“For the Bible Tells Me So” – Daniel Karslake
A marvelous DVD in which five Christian families share insight into how they handled having a gay child. It also explores the context of the biblical texts often used to justify prejudice.