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Families First: GLBT Family Issues and Resources (February 2015): Works Cited

By Ellen Bosman

Works Cited

Abbott, Alysia. Fairyland A Memoir of My Father. W. W. Norton, 2013.

Abrams, Nancy. The Other Mother: A Lesbian’s Fight for Her Daughter. Wisconsin, 1999.

Achtemeier, Mark. The Bible’s Yes to Same-Sex Marriage: An Evangelical’s Change of Heart. Westminster John Knox, 2014.

Adoption by Lesbians and Gay Men: A New Dimension in Family Diversity, ed. by David M. Brodzinsky and Adam Pertman. Oxford, 2011 (CH, Apr’12, 49-4765).

The Air We Breathe: Artists and Poets Reflect on Marriage Equality, ed. by Apsara DiQuinzio, with essays by Eileen Myles, Martha C. Nussbaum, and Frank Rich. San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 2011.

Authorizing Marriage?: Canon, Tradition, and Critique in the Blessing of Same-Sex Unions, ed. by Mark D. Jordan, with Meghan T. Sweeney and David M. Mellott. Princeton, 2006.

Ball, Carlos A. The Right to Be Parents: LGBT Families and the Transformation of Parenthood. New York University, 2012 (CH, Dec’12, 50- 2339).

Bernstein, Robert A. Straight Parents/Gay Children: Keeping Families Together. Thunder’s Mouth Press, 1995.

Borich, Barrie Jean. My Lesbian Husband: Landscapes of a Marriage. Graywolf Press, 1999.

Bosman, Ellen. Resources for Congregational Libraries and Librarians: An Annotated Bibliography. Church and Synagogue Library Association, 2012.

Boswell, John. Same-Sex Unions in Premodern Europe. Villard Books, 1994 (CH, Nov’94, 32- 1679).

Boylan, Jennifer Finney. Stuck in the Middle with You: Parenthood in Three Genders, a Memoir. Crown, 2013.

Brill, Stephanie A, and Rachel Pepper. The Transgender Child. Cleis Press, 2008.

Brooten, Bernadette J. Love between Women: Early Christian Responses to Female Homoeroticism. Chicago, 1996 (CH, Sep’97, 35-0227).

Bucatinsky, Dan. Does This Baby Make Me Look Straight?: Confessions of a Gay Dad. Simon & Schuster, 2012. Confessions of the Other Mother: Nonbiological Lesbian Moms Tell All, ed. by Harlyn Aizley. Beacon Press, 2006.

Counted Out: Same-Sex Relations and Americans’ Definitions of Family, by Brian Powell et al. Russell Sage Foundation, 2010 (CH, Jun’11, 48-5994).

Creech, Jimmy. Adam’s Gift: A Memoir of a Pastor’s Calling to Defy the Church’s Persecution of Lesbians and Gays. Duke, 2011.

Dobson, James C. Marriage under Fire: Why We Must Win This War. Multnomah Publishers, 2004.

Dohrenwend, Anne. Coming Around: Parenting Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Kids. New Horizon Press, 2012.

Duron, Lori. Raising My Rainbow: Adventures in Raising a Fabulous, Gender Creative Son. Broadway Books, 2013.

Eskridge, William N., Jr. The Case for Same-Sex Marriage: From Sexual Liberty to Civilized Commitment. Free Press, 1996 (CH, Nov’96, 34-1864).

----. Equality Practice: Civil Unions and the Future of Gay Rights. Routledge, 2002 (CH, Oct’02, 40-1232).

Eskridge, William N., Jr., and Darren R. Spedale. Gay Marriage: For Better or for Worse?: What We’ve Learned from the Evidence. Oxford, 2006 (CH, Jan’07, 44-2981).

Faderman, Lillian. Surpassing the Love of Men: Romantic Friendship and Love between Women from the Renaissance to the Present. Morrow, 1981.

Fairchild, Betty. Parents of Gays. Rev. ed. Lambda Rising, 1976. The Gay & Lesbian Marriage & Family Reader: Analyses of Problems and Prospects for the 21st Century, ed. by Jennifer M. Lehmann. Gordian Knot Books, 2001.

Girshick. Lori. Woman-to-Woman Sexual Violence: Does She Call It Rape? Northeastern, 2002 (CH, Nov’02, 40-1613).

The Greenwood Encyclopedia of LGBT Issues Worldwide, ed. by Chuck Stewart. Greenwood, 2009 (CH, Oct’10, 48-0630).

Harvey, Ken. A Passionate Engagement: A Memoir. Pleasure Boat Studio: A Literary Press, 2010.

Hertz, Frederick, and Emily Doskow. A Legal Guide for Lesbian and Gay Couples. Nolo, 2014.

Hertz, Frederick C., with Emily Doskow. Making It Legal: A Guide to Same-Sex Marriage, Domestic Partnerships & Civil Unions. 3rd ed. (reprinted). Nolo, 2014.

Howey, Noelle. Dress Codes of Three Girlhoods-- My Mother’s, My Father’s, and Mine. Picador, 2002.

Hunter, Nan D., and Nancy D. Polikoff. Custody Rights of Lesbian Mothers: Legal Theory and Litigation Strategy. Seattle, WA: Lesbian Mothers National Defense Fund, 1976.

Island, David, and Patrick Letellier. Men Who Beat the Men Who Love Them: Battered Gay Men and Domestic Violence. Haworth, 1991 (CH, Jun’92, 29-5988).

Johnson, William Stacy. A Time to Embrace: Same- Gender Unions in Religion, Law, and Politics. Eerdmans, 2006 (CH, May’07, 44-4998).

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Klarman, Michael J. From the Closet to the Altar: Courts, Backlash, and the Struggle for Same-Sex Marriage. Oxford, 2013 (CH, May’13, 50- 5283).

Koppelman, Andrew. Same Sex, Different States: When Same-Sex Marriages Cross State Lines. Yale, 2006.

Lamm, Maurice. The Jewish Way in Love and Marriage. Harper & Row, 1980. Lesbians Raising Sons: An Anthology, ed. by Jess Wells. Alyson Books, 1997.

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Lewin, Ellen. Gay Fatherhood: Narratives of Family and Citizenship in America. Chicago, 2010 (CH, May’10, 47-5355).

 ---. Lesbian Mothers: Accounts of Gender in American Culture. Cornell, 1993 (CH, Nov’93, 31-1822).

LGBT-Parent Families: Innovations in Research and Implications for Practice, ed. by Abbie E. Goldberg and Katharine R. Allen. Springer, 2013.

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Lutzer, Erwin W. The Truth about Same-Sex Marriage: 6 Things You Need to Know about What’s Really at Stake. Moody Publishers, 2004.

Mallon, Gerald P. Gay Men Choosing Parenthood. Columbia, 2004.

Marriage, Sex, and Family in Judaism, edited by Michael J. Broyde and Michael Ausubel. Rowman & Littlefield, 2005.

The Marrying Kind?: Debating Same-Sex Marriage within the Lesbian and Gay Movement, ed. by Mary Bernstein and Verta Taylor. Minnesota, 2013 (CH, Nov’13, 51-1561).

McDowell, Sean, and John Stonestreet. Same-Sex Marriage: A Thoughtful Approach to God’s Design for Marriage. Baker Books, 2014.

Menichiello, Michael. A Gay Couple’s Journey through Surrogacy: Intended Fathers. Haworth Press, 2006.

Mentsh: On Being Jewish and Queer, edited by Angela Brown. Alyson Books, 2004.

Miller, Amie Klempnauer. She Looks Just Like You: A Memoir of (Nonbiological Lesbian) Motherhood. Beacon Press, 2010.

Myers, David G., and Letha Dawson Scanzoni. What God Has Joined Together?: A Christian Case for Gay Marriage. HarperSanFrancisco, 2005.

Naming the Violence: Speaking Out about Lesbian Battering, ed. by Kerry Lobel for the National Coalition against Domestic Violence Lesbian Task Force. Seal Press, 1986.

Newton, David E. Same-Sex Marriage: A Reference Handbook. ABC-CLIO, 2010 (CH, Mar’11, 48-3637).

Out of the Ordinary: Essays on Growing Up with Gay, Lesbian, and Transgender Parents, ed. by Noelle Howey and Ellen Samuels. St. Martin’s, 2000.

Pierceson, Jason. Same-Sex Marriage in the United States: The Road to the Supreme Court. Rowman & Littlefield, 2013 (CH, Nov’13, 51-1765).  

Politics of the Heart: A Lesbian Parenting Anthology, ed. by Sandra Pollack and Jeanne Vaughn. Firebrand Books, 1987 (CH, Apr’88: 1280).

Queer Jews, ed. by David Shneer and Caryn Aviv. Routledge, 2002.

Queer/Migration, ed. by Eithne Luibhéid. A whole number of Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies 14(2-3), 2008. Duke, 2008.

Renzetti, Claire M. Violent Betrayal: Partner Abuse in Lesbian Relationships. Sage, 1992.

Richman, Kimberly D. Courting Change: Queer Parents, Judges, and the Transformation of American Family Law. New York University, 2009 (CH, Dec’09, 47-2280).

Rivers, Daniel Winunwe. Radical Relations: Lesbian Mothers, Gay Fathers, and Their Children in the United States since World War II. North Carolina, 2013 (CH, Feb’14, 51-3437).

Same-Sex Domestic Violence: Strategies for Change, ed. by Beth Leventhal and Sandra E. Lundy. Sage Publications, 1999. Savage, Dan. The Kid: What Happened after My Boyfriend and I Decided to Go Get Pregnant: An Adoption Story. Dutton, 1999.

Schaefer, Franklyn. Defrocked: How a Father’s Act of Love Shook the United Methodist Church. Chalice Press, 2014.

Stanton, Glenn T., and Bill Maier. Marriage on Trial: The Case against Same-Sex Marriage and Parenting. InterVarsity Press, 2004.

Staver, Mathew D. Same-Sex Marriage: Putting Every Household at Risk. Broadman & Holman, 2004.

Stone, Carrie, and John G. Culhane. Same-Sex Legal Kit for Dummies. John Wiley & Sons, 2013.

Streitmatter, Rodger. Outlaw Marriages: The Hidden Histories of Fifteen Extraordinary Same-Sex Couples. Beacon Press, 2012.

Weston, Kath. Families We Choose: Lesbians, Gays, Kinship. Columbia, 1991 (CH, Nov’91, 29-1816).


Adoption and Foster Care by Gay and Lesbian Parents in the United States. Gary J. Gates et al.
Podcasts: otherevents/glbtadoption.cfm.

An Annotated Bibliography of Resources on Same-Sex Marriage, compiled and annotated by William Holden. American Library Association. Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Round Table (GLBTRT).

Berman Jewish Policy Archive. NYU Wagner. 

COLAGE: People with a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, or Queer Parent.

The Cost of Marriage Inequality to Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Seniors: A Human Rights Campaign Foundation ReportLisa Bennett and Gary Gates. Urban Institute. Family Equality Council.

Focus on the Family.

glbtq: The World’s Largest Encyclopedia of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Culture. (CH, Sep’03, 41-0016).

Human Rights CampaignImmigration Equality.

The Institute for Judaism, Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity (IJSO)Hebrew Union College— Jewish Institute of Religion.

KeshetLambda Legal.

LGBT Parenting. American Civil Liberties Union.

Love Exiles Foundation

Marriage Equality USA.

National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP).  National Organization for Marriage.


Position Paper in Favor of Rabbinic Officiation at Same-Sex Ceremonies. Joan Friedman.

Straight Spouse NetworkUniting American Families.

The Williams Institute.