ANGELS IN AMERICA: A GAY FANTA

„Glorious. A monumental, subversive, altogether remarkable masterwork…Details of specific catastrophes may have changed since this Reagan-era AIDS epic won the Pulitzer and the Tony, but the real cosmic and human obsessions–power, religion, sex, responsibility, the future of the world–are as perilous, yet as falling-down funny, as ever.“ -Linda Winer,

„A vast, miraculous play… provocative, witty and deeply upsetting… a searching and radical rethinking of American political drama.“ – Frank Rich,

„A victory for theater, for the transforming power of the imagination to turn devastation into beauty.“ – John Lahr,

„An enormously impressive work of the imagination and intellect, a towering example of what theater stretched to its full potential can achieve.“ –

„Angels in America is the finest drama of our time, speaking to us of an entire era of life and death as no other play within memory. It ranks as nothing less than one of the greatest plays of the twentieth century.“ – John Heilpern,

„Some playwrights want to change the world. Some want to revolutionize theater. Tony Kushner is that rarity of rarities: a writer who has the promise to do both.“ –

This new edition of Tony Kushner’s masterpiece is published with the author’s recent changes and a new introduction in celebration of the twentieth anniversary of its original production. One of the most honored American plays in history, was awarded two Tony Awards for Best Play and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. It was made into an Emmy Award-winning HBO film directed by Mike Nichols. This two-part epic, subtitled „A Gay Fantasia on National Themes,“ has received hundreds of performances worldwide in more than twenty-six languages.

The Art of Maurice Sendak: 1980 to the Present; BrundibarWrestling with Zion: Progressive Jewish-American Responses to the Israeli-Palestinian ConflictAmong many honors, Kushner is the recipient of a Pulitzer Prize, two Tony Awards, three Obie Awards, two Evening Standard Awards, an Olivier Award, an Emmy Award, two Oscar nominations, and the Steinberg Distinguished Playwright Award. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. In 2012, he was awarded a National Medal of Arts by President Barack Obama. He lives in Manhattan with his husband, Mark Harris.

„A vast, miraculous play… provocative, witty and deeply upsetting… a searching and radical rethinking of American political drama.“ – Frank Rich,

„A victory for theater, for the transforming power of the imagination to turn devastation into beauty.“ – John Lahr,

„An enormously impressive work of the imagination and intellect, a towering example of what theater stretched to its full potential can achieve.“ –

„Angels in America is the finest drama of our time, speaking to us of an entire era of life and death as no other play within memory. It ranks as nothing less than one of the greatest plays of the twentieth century.“ – John Heilpern,

„Some playwrights want to change the world. Some want to revolutionize theater. Tony Kushner is that rarity of rarities: a writer who has the promise to do both.“ –

This new edition of Tony Kushner’s masterpiece is published with the author’s recent changes and a new introduction in celebration of the twentieth anniversary of its original production. One of the most honored American plays in history, was awarded two Tony Awards for Best Play and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. It was made into an Emmy Award-winning HBO film directed by Mike Nichols. This two-part epic, subtitled „A Gay Fantasia on National Themes,“ has received hundreds of performances worldwide in more than twenty-six languages.

The Art of Maurice Sendak: 1980 to the Present; BrundibarWrestling with Zion: Progressive Jewish-American Responses to the Israeli-Palestinian ConflictAmong many honors, Kushner is the recipient of a Pulitzer Prize, two Tony Awards, three Obie Awards, two Evening Standard Awards, an Olivier Award, an Emmy Award, two Oscar nominations, and the Steinberg Distinguished Playwright Award. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. In 2012, he was awarded a National Medal of Arts by President Barack Obama. He lives in Manhattan with his husband, Mark Harris.

„A victory for theater, for the transforming power of the imagination to turn devastation into beauty.“ – John Lahr,

„An enormously impressive work of the imagination and intellect, a towering example of what theater stretched to its full potential can achieve.“ –

„Angels in America is the finest drama of our time, speaking to us of an entire era of life and death as no other play within memory. It ranks as nothing less than one of the greatest plays of the twentieth century.“ – John Heilpern,

„Some playwrights want to change the world. Some want to revolutionize theater. Tony Kushner is that rarity of rarities: a writer who has the promise to do both.“ –

This new edition of Tony Kushner’s masterpiece is published with the author’s recent changes and a new introduction in celebration of the twentieth anniversary of its original production. One of the most honored American plays in history, was awarded two Tony Awards for Best Play and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. It was made into an Emmy Award-winning HBO film directed by Mike Nichols. This two-part epic, subtitled „A Gay Fantasia on National Themes,“ has received hundreds of performances worldwide in more than twenty-six languages.

The Art of Maurice Sendak: 1980 to the Present; BrundibarWrestling with Zion: Progressive Jewish-American Responses to the Israeli-Palestinian ConflictAmong many honors, Kushner is the recipient of a Pulitzer Prize, two Tony Awards, three Obie Awards, two Evening Standard Awards, an Olivier Award, an Emmy Award, two Oscar nominations, and the Steinberg Distinguished Playwright Award. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. In 2012, he was awarded a National Medal of Arts by President Barack Obama. He lives in Manhattan with his husband, Mark Harris.

„An enormously impressive work of the imagination and intellect, a towering example of what theater stretched to its full potential can achieve.“ –

„Angels in America is the finest drama of our time, speaking to us of an entire era of life and death as no other play within memory. It ranks as nothing less than one of the greatest plays of the twentieth century.“ – John Heilpern,

„Some playwrights want to change the world. Some want to revolutionize theater. Tony Kushner is that rarity of rarities: a writer who has the promise to do both.“ –

This new edition of Tony Kushner’s masterpiece is published with the author’s recent changes and a new introduction in celebration of the twentieth anniversary of its original production. One of the most honored American plays in history, was awarded two Tony Awards for Best Play and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. It was made into an Emmy Award-winning HBO film directed by Mike Nichols. This two-part epic, subtitled „A Gay Fantasia on National Themes,“ has received hundreds of performances worldwide in more than twenty-six languages.

The Art of Maurice Sendak: 1980 to the Present; BrundibarWrestling with Zion: Progressive Jewish-American Responses to the Israeli-Palestinian ConflictAmong many honors, Kushner is the recipient of a Pulitzer Prize, two Tony Awards, three Obie Awards, two Evening Standard Awards, an Olivier Award, an Emmy Award, two Oscar nominations, and the Steinberg Distinguished Playwright Award. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. In 2012, he was awarded a National Medal of Arts by President Barack Obama. He lives in Manhattan with his husband, Mark Harris.

„Angels in America is the finest drama of our time, speaking to us of an entire era of life and death as no other play within memory. It ranks as nothing less than one of the greatest plays of the twentieth century.“ – John Heilpern,

„Some playwrights want to change the world. Some want to revolutionize theater. Tony Kushner is that rarity of rarities: a writer who has the promise to do both.“ –

This new edition of Tony Kushner’s masterpiece is published with the author’s recent changes and a new introduction in celebration of the twentieth anniversary of its original production. One of the most honored American plays in history, was awarded two Tony Awards for Best Play and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. It was made into an Emmy Award-winning HBO film directed by Mike Nichols. This two-part epic, subtitled „A Gay Fantasia on National Themes,“ has received hundreds of performances worldwide in more than twenty-six languages.

The Art of Maurice Sendak: 1980 to the Present; BrundibarWrestling with Zion: Progressive Jewish-American Responses to the Israeli-Palestinian ConflictAmong many honors, Kushner is the recipient of a Pulitzer Prize, two Tony Awards, three Obie Awards, two Evening Standard Awards, an Olivier Award, an Emmy Award, two Oscar nominations, and the Steinberg Distinguished Playwright Award. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. In 2012, he was awarded a National Medal of Arts by President Barack Obama. He lives in Manhattan with his husband, Mark Harris.

„Some playwrights want to change the world. Some want to revolutionize theater. Tony Kushner is that rarity of rarities: a writer who has the promise to do both.“ –

This new edition of Tony Kushner’s masterpiece is published with the author’s recent changes and a new introduction in celebration of the twentieth anniversary of its original production. One of the most honored American plays in history, was awarded two Tony Awards for Best Play and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. It was made into an Emmy Award-winning HBO film directed by Mike Nichols. This two-part epic, subtitled „A Gay Fantasia on National Themes,“ has received hundreds of performances worldwide in more than twenty-six languages.

The Art of Maurice Sendak: 1980 to the Present; BrundibarWrestling with Zion: Progressive Jewish-American Responses to the Israeli-Palestinian ConflictAmong many honors, Kushner is the recipient of a Pulitzer Prize, two Tony Awards, three Obie Awards, two Evening Standard Awards, an Olivier Award, an Emmy Award, two Oscar nominations, and the Steinberg Distinguished Playwright Award. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. In 2012, he was awarded a National Medal of Arts by President Barack Obama. He lives in Manhattan with his husband, Mark Harris.

This new edition of Tony Kushner’s masterpiece is published with the author’s recent changes and a new introduction in celebration of the twentieth anniversary of its original production. One of the most honored American plays in history, was awarded two Tony Awards for Best Play and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. It was made into an Emmy Award-winning HBO film directed by Mike Nichols. This two-part epic, subtitled „A Gay Fantasia on National Themes,“ has received hundreds of performances worldwide in more than twenty-six languages.

The Art of Maurice Sendak: 1980 to the Present; BrundibarWrestling with Zion: Progressive Jewish-American Responses to the Israeli-Palestinian ConflictAmong many honors, Kushner is the recipient of a Pulitzer Prize, two Tony Awards, three Obie Awards, two Evening Standard Awards, an Olivier Award, an Emmy Award, two Oscar nominations, and the Steinberg Distinguished Playwright Award. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. In 2012, he was awarded a National Medal of Arts by President Barack Obama. He lives in Manhattan with his husband, Mark Harris.

The Art of Maurice Sendak: 1980 to the Present; BrundibarWrestling with Zion: Progressive Jewish-American Responses to the Israeli-Palestinian ConflictAmong many honors, Kushner is the recipient of a Pulitzer Prize, two Tony Awards, three Obie Awards, two Evening Standard Awards, an Olivier Award, an Emmy Award, two Oscar nominations, and the Steinberg Distinguished Playwright Award. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. In 2012, he was awarded a National Medal of Arts by President Barack Obama. He lives in Manhattan with his husband, Mark Harris.

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39 Role-Play Fantasies Every Gay Couple Should Try

I snuck into the bedroom on all fours. I was tired. It had been a long day. My boyfriend at the time was sleeping on the bed. I started sniffing his neck until a sleepy grin formed on his face. When I knew he was awake, I licked him — a long, sloppy, wet lick up his cheek — then ran to the living room. 

I heard him behind me. “Where are you going, puppy?” I was being bad. I was on all fours, shaking my ass on the sofa in his direction. He pulled out his dick and said, “Here boy.” 

This is role play. Specifically, this is “puppy play” — a form of role play I love the most. Role play can be spontaneous or pre-planned, and as elaborate as you make it. At its simplest, role play happens when two adults consensually engage in an eroticized pretend game, a shared sex fantasy. And it is not limited to two adults — group role play offers some of the hottest sex experiences imaginable.

Everything in the world can inspire role play. You could do sofa role play and have someone sit on you. The most iconic gay role play scenarios have been done and redone endlessly by gay porn companies because they work — “Daddy and Son” will never get old — but that does not mean you can’t try them out for yourself. Try these 39 role play scenarios for the adventurous gay couple. Use your imagination! 

39 Role-Play Fantasies Every Gay Couple Should Try

A Word of Warning From Writer Alexander Cheves

My name is Alexander Cheves, and I am known by friends in the kink and leather community as Beastly. I am a sex-positive writer and blogger. The views in this slideshow do not reflect those of The Advocate and are based solely off of my own experiences. Like everything I write, the intent of this piece is to break down the stigmas surrounding the sex lives of gay men.

Those who are sensitive to frank discussions about sex are invited to click elsewhere, but consider this: If you are outraged by content that address sex openly and honestly, I invite you to examine this outrage and ask yourself whether it should instead be directed at those who oppress us by policing our sexuality.

For all others, enjoy the slideshow. And feel free to leave your own suggestions of sex and dating topics in the comments.

Hungry for more? Follow me on Twitter @BadAlexCheves and visit my blog, The Beastly Ex-Boyfriend. 

A Word of Warning From Writer Alexander Cheves

1. Construction Workers

As I write this, the house next door is being renovated. If you listened to them, you would think a gay porno was being shot outside my window. Lots of laughing and group camaraderie with one poor guy (the sub) making pained, grunting noises. He’s being paddled with what sounds like a wooden paddle wrapped in sandpaper. Just when I think the mean top is about to ease up, the sound of an electric drill starts, and the guys start laughing again. They’re playing old school country music and I imagine there’s lots of spitting. One of them literally says, “It’s a bitch.” 

Construction worker role play is a great group role play to get into if you can conjure up some buddies and orange vests — and you can even redo your kitchen in the process.

1. Construction Workers

2. Sports Teammates

There seems to be more “locker room” gay porn than any other sub-genre. You know the scenario: a young freshman walks in the locker room among the beefy seniors on his football team, who have a nasty initiation ritual planned for him after practice. 

Accouterments of this play involve sports gear (a fetish all on its own), knee-high socks, gym shorts, copious amounts of sweat, and that wonderful camaraderie that forms when the group’s submissive guy gets bent over a bench press. 

3. Frat Boys

The gay porn site Fraternity X has capitalized on the fantasy of frat boy hazing. All their videos have the same basic narrative: a group of horny college guys are sitting around in a trash-strewn commons area drinking beer and watching TV when one bro starts running his mouth. Before long, his hands are tied and his mouth stuffed with someone’s underwear while everyone takes turns fucking him in a swivel chair. “Come on bro, it’s not gay if it’s with your brothers.” 

4. Brothers

When my ex-boyfriends and I visited new cities where no one knew us, we would sometimes say we were brothers. It was funny sometimes, a lark — other times, it was really sexy. At the local gay watering hole, we would tell the guys interested in us that we were related and see how many of them believed it. I’m not sure many did — especially when we got a little drunk and started making out on the dance floor — but they wanted to. Many guys have a brother fantasy. This is an easy one to role play in the bedroom, and there are endless imagined scenarios available to you: Big brother is visiting home from college and has to share your bedroom for a night. You two are close and like to wrestle, and one day the wrestling goes a little too far when one of you gets excited.

6. Coach and Player

Another common gay porn scenario: the gruff, frustrated football coach tells his star quarterback to stay after practice for some additional training. For obvious reasons, this scenario works great for group role play as well. Who says the coach only has one MVP? 

7. Pup and Handler

Like many scenes in the world of kink, puppy play at its simplest is a form of role play. It falls under a broader category of role play types called “pet play.” In pet play, humans act stereotypically like different animals before and during sex. 

Like all forms of role play, puppy play is as simple or complex as you make it. Some pups — myself included — love the pup headspace and extend it past the bedroom into daily life. We do this by wearing collars, barking at/sniffing guys on the dance floor, and sitting/kneeling whenever our handlers/boyfriends say, “Sit.” 

There is an inherent power dynamic in puppy play, and many pups would say there is a Dominant/submissive relationship. Pups are automatically submissive to handlers. A good pup loves getting scratches, treats (sexual or otherwise), and led around on a leash by a handler. And while this is certainly not always the case, handlers are typically tops and pups bottoms (alpha pups being a common exception — see number 11). 

Puppy play is implicitly, if not explicitly, a sex role play, but some pups and handlers have removed the sex aspect of it and turned puppy play into a practice more akin to yoga — a de-stressing activity that frees them from the daily rigor of life. While I’m certainly not one such pup, I think that reveals something important about role play itself. There can be a therapeutic aspect to adult pretend games, if only because they remove you from your daily headspace and allow you to be imaginative. We know the positive effects that playing has on children, but few cultures have spaces for adults to do the same. 

10. Pig and Farmer

In modern gay lexicon, a “pig” is a guy who loves bareback sex and male bodily fluids (cum, piss, spit, and sometimes scat), so it should come as no surprise that pig play has evolved as a form of pet play that typically involves all these things. Say “oink” when the farmer comes around with his fisting gloves — you’re in for a wild night. 

20. Porn Star and Director

This one works great if you and your boyfriend like to film yourselves having sex. Strip for the camera as he directs you. He may eventually decide that this shoot really needs a second man, at which point he’ll begrudgingly have to step in as an actor/director. This role play obviously lends itself to groups, especially if you like to watch and direct others and be in control. 

22. Cousins

This is like “brothers” role play, but considerably easier to accomplish if you do not, in fact, look anything like your boyfriend. Some guys are wigged out by immediate-family incest scenarios, but cousins? No problem. It’s perfectly acceptable to disappear off to the basement or woods during family reunions for some quality time, right?

23. Batman and Robin

The dynamic duo has been the source of superhero role play for much of the caped crusader’s long career. Their whole setup is kind of obvious, and pretty gay in itself: a wealthy older bachelor takes in a poor young house boy just to fight crime (in spandex and black rubber) every night? Please. 

See more of Philip Bonneau’s great photography here. 

24. Batman and Superman

This power couple has inspired a plethora of gay fantasies (who’s the top? who’s the bottom?) and if you’re into cosplay, this role play is an easy one to get into. Unsurprisingly, a gay porn parodyBatman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice movie just hit shelves.

25. Uncle and Nephew

There’s a lot of gay porn modeled after the proverbial “gay uncle” that comes by the house and messes around with his in-the-closet teenage nephew. As you can see, anyone into incest fantasies has unlimited role play options to choose from.

26. Married Couple

This is only role play if you are not, in fact, married. Everything under the sun — including the sun — can be fetishized and inspire eroticism, especially a married couple (as opposed to boyfriends or simply two gay men who play together). This milder role play involves acting like a married couple before or after sex. If you’re non-monogamous, go out and introduce each other as your husbands the next time you’re in a new city, and interested guys will flock to you. Many guys, myself included, love being the third (or forth, or fifth) for a married couple.

30. Policeman and Criminal

“Officer, please don’t give me a speeding ticket. I’ll do anything.” 

This old-school role play scenario is not complete without a good set of handcuffs and a black police baton — or, even better, a baton dildo. Thanks to Tom of Finland’s Kake Comics, homoerotic group police scenarios will always be part of the gay canon. 

34. Rape Fantasy

Many forms of role play involve overpowering someone or being overpowered, but as soon as you add the word “rape” to any label, it pushes the descriptor into uncomfortable territory, and in the case of “rape fantasy,” intentionally so. “Rape” is a socially and politically charged word that automatically evokes something ugly and violent — as it should. While the kinky community has always embraced pushing the sexual envelope, we draw the line at consent. We stand by three tenets: play must be Safe, Sane, and Consensual.

That last tenet, “Consensual,” is one that does the most work combating the still-heavy stigma and misunderstandings that people seem to have for kink — namely that it is a culturally condoned form of abuse and rape. While this misconception is not true, at least for not the international majority of kinky men and women, it is simply a fact that many people fantasize about non-consent scenarios. Talking about them and addressing them goes into murky territory. If you engage in “rape fantasy” role play, it must be role play — that is, it must be consensual, a carried-out fantasy, a sexual pretend game. While you and your boyfriend can pretend that your play is non-consensual, and use bondage gear and other kink supplies to enhance that idea, you should also use safe words and establish and respect limits to make sure that what your are doing is safe and healthy.

Straight men who fantasize about gay sex

A popular theme within digital gaydom is to talk about straight men who have gay sex fantasies. It’s just part of ethos. Here at GPB, we’ve certainly explored the topic of bi-curious men who occasionally go gay.

But putting this aside, did you know there really are guys who identify as straight and dream about gay sex? It’s true! And thanks to recent scientific research, we now have a better understanding why.

Gay Fantasies

According to a peer reviewed study appearing in the Archives of Sexual Behavior, these types of homoerotic fantasies can happen to any man, regardless of sexual orientation.

What’s more, they aren’t something that can be controlled.

Much of this to do with a hormone called progesterone, a brain chemical that is produced in the pituitary gland and present in both women and men.

Similar to oxytocin, progesterone is partly responsible for the formation of social bonds in mammals. Translation: It’s part of the chemical reason why humans develop friendships.

Straight Gay Fantasies: The Research

In this study, levels of progesterone were sampled and measured in 59 males. Afterwards, each participant was blindly assigned to one of three test groups. The breakdown was as follows:

Results from the word puzzles were then correlated using a simple man] is sexually arousing to me.

Straight Gay Fantasies: Findings

The men who completed the friendship word puzzles produced a 26% greater homoerotic motivation when compared with guys who were given neutral or sexual puzzles.

What’s fascinating is that males who had the highest concentrations of progesterone, when correlated with responses to the Likert scale, showed a 41% higher level of homoerotic motivation.

Translation: Guys with higher levels of progesterone were more likely to fantasize/dream about having sex with another man, most commonly a close friend.

Sidebar: We’re the first to say that the sample group was very small and can’t be used as a pathway to the general population. But the findings do offer important clues.

Gayness in Early Hominids

If you believe that early man evolved during the Pleistocene Era some 1.8 million years ago, it follows that you trust scientific research that strongly suggests we were once a tribe of hunter gathers.

Right now, we are in the Holocene epoch; a period of time carved into the larger phanerozoic eon. You may be wondering why this is important to know?

Well, according to this study (and similar ones), gay fantasies (aka homoerotic motivations) may be traced back to our early, primal beginnings.

Think of this as an evolutionary carryover – a chemically based psychological echo.

Thousands of years ago, early hominids didn’t base behaviors on religious views. Instead, it was all about survival and trust.

This meant working as a team to capture food and bonding with one another through sex.

FYI: There is some research to suggest that gay sex also happened as a way to show submissiveness to dominant, alpha males.

Keep in mind that sexuality continues to be researched. There’s still much that we don’t know.

Back to the study. Here’s what appears in the remarks section at the end of the report:

“From an evolutionary perspective we tend to think of sexual behavior as a means to an end for reproduction. However, because sexual behavior is intimate and pleasurable, it is also used in many species, including non-human primates, to help form and maintain social bonds.”

“The research suggests that having exclusively heterosexual thoughts is a disadvantage — it’s better to be a little bit attracted to the opposite sex.”

Summing Things Up

Many parts of gaydom are consumed with the fantasy of straight guys having sex with other man. But it turns out, heterosexual men do fantasize each other.

When it happens, it doesn’t necessarily mean they’re gay or bi. Instead, it could be a familiar tug from the past.

(2015) Diana S. Fleischman, Daniel M. T. Fessler, Argine Evelyn Cholakians. Testing the Affiliation Hypothesis of Homoerotic Motivation in Humans: The Effects of Progesterone and Priming. Archives of Sexual Behavior.

Publisher Description

Marlene Fanta Shyer beamed as her son Chris’s kindergarten teacher delivered a glowing report on his adjustment to school. The year was 1966, her first parent-teacher conference, and Marlene was proud to hear that Chris was a „pleasure to have in class.“ By all accounts Chris was the perfect child – obedient, mature, bright – but Marlene felt compelled to speak up. „I’ve been worried about Chris,“ she admitted. „I’m afraid he may grow up to be a homosexual.“ In alternating voices, this frank memoir chronicles the long journey mother and son took from a relationship of concealment and shame about Chris’s homosexuality to one of acceptance and love. Marlene and Chris tell the story of their parallel lives during the troubled years each of them kept silent about their suspicions, all the while yearning to reveal the truth. Their heroic emergence from the closet – a mire of emotional isolation and unnecessary pain – is testament to our potential for emotional growth and our need for tolerant and supportive parenting.

Kurzbeschreibung

Marlene Fanta Shyer beamed as her son Chris’s kindergarten teacher delivered a glowing report on his adjustment to school. The year was 1966, her first parent-teacher conference, and Marlene was proud to hear that Chris was a „pleasure to have in class.“ By all accounts Chris was the perfect child – obedient, mature, bright – but Marlene felt compelled to speak up. „I’ve been worried about Chris,“ she admitted. „I’m afraid he may grow up to be a homosexual.“ In alternating voices, this frank memoir chronicles the long journey mother and son took from a relationship of concealment and shame about Chris’s homosexuality to one of acceptance and love. Marlene and Chris tell the story of their parallel lives during the troubled years each of them kept silent about their suspicions, all the while yearning to reveal the truth. Their heroic emergence from the closet – a mire of emotional isolation and unnecessary pain – is testament to our potential for emotional growth and our need for tolerant and supportive parenting.

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Not Like Other Boys, Growing Up Gay by Marlene Fanta Shyer and Christopher Shyer