Homosexuality has been politicized. But when the issue hits home, whether it involves a family member, colleague, or neighbor who's gay, all that controversy fades in the face of a real, live person who wants and deserves basic human rights and freedoms. Written by gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered people and those who care about them,
50 Ways to Support Lesbian and Gay Equality is a compendium of informative, joyful, and poignant essays by well-known experts, activists, and leaders, each promoting understanding while suggesting simple actions. From defining terminology ("What's gay baiting?"), to exploring family issues ("How can I support a lesbian couple who want to have children?"), the book deftly navigates workplace, cultural, and political issues.
This timely and much-needed guide demonstrates positive ways to deal with everyday homophobia and heterosexism, or just plain uncertainty at the unfamiliar, offering guidance on issues ranging from the personal - what to say to a closeted friend - to the political - how to support gay rights around the world.
This beautiful book of poetry by Penny Novack is a unique collection of lively poetry and prose. Read it and find yourself drawn into the author's world, experiencing every blade of grass and every dip and valley of each mountain chain.
"You are already that which you long to be." These words, the last Jeru Kabbal wrote before he died, sum up the philosophy of a man who touched thousands of lives in the course of 30 years of teaching about paths to inner peace, emotional growth, and compassionate behavior. Kabbal developed his Finding Clarity Process over decades of spiritual exploration in both Eastern belief systems and Western philosophy and science. This collection drawn from his writings and workshops provides a guide to the essentials of his transformational teachings.
In Finding True Love, Daphne Rose Kingma offers a simple but life-changing message: true love is a great emotional and spiritual awakening, and one that is available for anyone willing to seek it.
She describes the four qualities necessary for love: faith, trust, intention, and surrender. She divides the discussion into four parts, each devoted to one of the qualities and exploring its part in attaining the emotional and spiritual attitudes required for finding the love of one's life.
Through sensible steps and advice, she challenges readers to uncover and discover the reasons they have not found a fulfilling relationship -- and to set it right.