Ties That Bind: Familial Homophobia and Its Consequences

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$17.99  $16.73
Publisher
New Press
Publish Date
Pages
192
Dimensions
5.1 X 7.4 X 0.6 inches | 0.45 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781595588166

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About the Author
Sarah Schulman is the author of seventeen books and a recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and a Fulbright award. She is Distinguished Professor of Humanities at the City University of New York, College of Staten Island, and a fellow at the New York Institute for the Humanities at New York University. She lives in New York City.
Reviews
A message that needs to be heard in all its complexity. People should read this book.
--"Lambda Book Report"
"Ties That Bind" is one of the most exciting gay liberation texts to appear in years...this is a rewarding, wide-ranging, and challenging work from an original mind and a talented pen, one that will make you think and help you live.
--Doug Ireland, "Gay City News"
Schulman boldly declares that visibility is a failed strategy for cultural change.
--"Utne"
[Schulman is] a writer who has played a pivotal role in the cultural and political spheres of the gay community.
--"Curve"
To call her book ["Ties That Bind"] pioneering would be redundant. . . . With its personal appeals, its call to arms -- or rather, ethics -- and its advice for therapists, family members, and gay people, I continue to be struck by the book's usefulness above all else. . . .[I]t gives me hope that one day -- just as Schulman stipulates -- homophobia could actually be ah
""Ties that Bind" should be required reading for every family."
--Ellen Bass, author of "The Courage to Heal"
"Daring, radical, and compelling."
--Rigoberto Gonzales, National Book Critics Circle
"Visionary, deeply humane."
--Alison Bechdel, author of "Fun Home"
"[Schulman] starkly lays out the fundamental immorality of such shunning behavior and its destructive consequences for everyone involved. This is an important and original book."
--Martin Duberman, award-winning historian and gay rights activist

"Ties that Bind should be required reading for every family."
--Ellen Bass, author of The Courage to Heal

"Daring, radical, and compelling."
--Rigoberto Gonzales, National Book Critics Circle

"Visionary, deeply humane."
--Alison Bechdel, author of Fun Home

"[Schulman] starkly lays out the fundamental immorality of such shunning behavior and its destructive consequences for everyone involved. This is an important and original book."
--Martin Duberman, award-winning historian and gay rights activist