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Coming out of the closet. Building
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Books to help gays and lesbians come out of the closet:

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More books about exiting the closet:

bullet Sara Boesser, "Silent lives: How high a price," University Press of America, (2004). The author "examines the consequences a sexual minority person suffers when attempting to pass as heterosexual and/or as of a traditional gender expression.  Boesser also looks at how society as a whole is affected when an individual is pressured to hide his/her sexual identity." Review and/or order a copy safely from the Amazon.com online bookstore.
 
bullet Mary V. Borhek, "Coming Out to Parents: A Two-Way Survival Guide for Lesbians and Gay Men and Their Parents," Pilgrim Press, (1993). You can read a book review and/or order a copy from Amazon.com.
 
bullet Rob Eichberg, "Coming Out: An Act of Love," Plume, (1991). Read a book review and/or order a copy
 
bullet Eric Marcus, "Is It a Choice? Answers to 300 of the Most Frequently Asked Questions About Gay and Lesbian People," Harper San Francisco, (1999). Read a book review and/or order a copy. This book has a chapter on coming out.
 
bullet Michelangelo Signorile, "Outing Yourself: How to Come Out as Lesbian or Gay to Your Family, Friends, and Coworkers," Fireside, (1996). Read a book review and/or order a copy.

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Boosting self-esteem, in spite of internal and external homophobia:

bullet R.A. Isay, "Becoming Gay: The Journey to Self-Acceptance," Pantheon, (1996). You can read a book review and/or order a copy from Amazon.com
 
bullet Rik Isensee, "Reclaiming Your Life: The Gay Man's Guide to Love, Self-Acceptance and Trust," Alyson Publications, (1997). Review and/or order a copy.
 
bullet Edward Taussiq, "501 Great Things About Being Gay," Andrews & McMeel, (1998). Review and/or order a copy.

Building relationships:

bullet Craig Nelson, "Finding True Love in a Man-Eat-Man World: The Intelligent Guide to Gay Dating, Sex, Romance and Eternal Love," Dell Books, (1006). Review and/or order a copy.
 
bullet Jeffrey Hopkins, "Sex, Orgasm and the Mind of Clear Light: The Sixty-Four Acts of Gay Male Love," North Atlantic Books, (1998). Review and/or order a copy.
 
bullet Charles Silverstein, Feliche Picano, "The New Joy of Gay Sex," Harperperennial Library, (1993). Review and/or order a copy.

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