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  1. Twenty Million New Customers!

    Understanding Gay Men¿s Consumer Behavior

    By John Dececco, Phd

    Most of the world’s population is in the dark when it comes to the consumer patterns of gay men. But in Twenty Million New Customers!: Understanding Gay Men’s Consumer Behavior, you’ll leave all the dark, homophobic myths behind where they belong--in the closet--and come out into the light. In its...

    Published January 6th 1998 by Routledge

  2. Family Secrets

    Gay Sons¿A Mother¿s Story

    By John Dececco, Phd, Jean M Baker

    As a clinical psychologist, Jean Baker had always considered herself open-minded and tolerant, but found she wasn’t prepared for the revelation that her only two children were both gay. Family Secrets is an inspirational story of how she and her family learned to accept one another and overcome...

    Published December 30th 1997 by Routledge

  3. Gay and Lesbian Mental Health

    A Sourcebook for Practitioners

    By John Dececco, Phd, Christopher J Alexander

    As a sourcebook on many mental health issues, Gay and Lesbian Mental Health covers eleven principle issues that gays and lesbians may face during their lifetimes, and it suggests ways for readers to begin improving the lives of gays and lesbians in many different areas, including parenting, eating...

    Published December 16th 1997 by Routledge

  4. Our Families, Our Values

    Snapshots of Queer Kinship

    By John Dececco, Phd, Robert Goss, Amy Adams Squire

    Our Families, Our Values challenges both the gay community and American society to examine carefully the meaning of family values and the nature of social institutions such as marriage and the family. It asks you provoking, even disturbing, questions such as: “Is it prudent for members of the...

    Published September 25th 1997 by Routledge

  5. Growth and Intimacy for Gay Men

    A Workbook

    By John Dececco, Phd, Christopher J Alexander

    Growth and Intimacy for Gay Men: A Workbook is an educational workbook for gay men that covers a variety of topics, including family of origin, addiction, self-image, dating and relationships, AIDS and multiple loss, and spirituality. Each chapter provides an overview of the mental health concerns...

    Published August 15th 1997 by Routledge

  6. Youths Living with HIV

    Self-Evident Truths

    By John Dececco, Phd, G Cajetan Luna

    In this enlightening book, you’ll explore the life struggles and adaptations leading up to and following HIV infection in young Americans. The cases presented in Youths Living with HIV envisage a variety of experiences of youths living with HIV and AIDS, including individuals of different races, of...

    Published June 27th 1997 by Routledge

  7. The Bear Book

    Readings in the History and Evolution of a Gay Male Subculture

    By John Dececco, Phd, Les Wright

    The Bear Book brings together an impressive range of bear--usually big, hairy men who favor full-face beards and prefer to wear jeans and flannel shirts--viewpoints to explore this unique social and cultural phenomenon that stretches from America to western Europe to Australia! On the personal...

    Published June 12th 1997 by Routledge

  8. Autopornography

    A Memoir of Life in the Lust Lane

    By John Dececco, Phd, Samuel A Streit

    In this provocative book, retired porn star Scott O’Hara (known as “Spunk” by many of his fans from an early punk photospread) gives a backstage look at the world of pornography, revealing why he loved it, what he got out of it, and why he left it. In an autobiographical style, he...

    Published April 16th 1997 by Routledge

  9. Bisexual Characters in Film

    From Ana¿s to Zee

    By John Dececco, Phd, Wayne M Bryant

    How far have we progressed from the days when showing a film such as Jack Smith’s Flaming Creatures landed the cinema’s programmer, projectionist, and ticket taker in jail? What are some of the hidden clues modern audiences are overlooking in older films that suggest a character’s bisexuality?...

    Published January 30th 1997 by Routledge

  10. Against My Better Judgment

    An Intimate Memoir of an Eminent Gay Psychologist

    By John Dececco, Phd

    Against My Better Judgment: An Intimate Memoir of an Eminent Gay Psychologist is an extraordinary and moving account of the life of a gay man in his late 60s after he loses his companion of 40 years to cancer. A leading professor of psychology at Harvard University, Roger Brown bravely comes forth...

    Published October 22nd 1996 by Routledge

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