Not in This Family

Not in This Family shows how gays and their heterosexual parents both have animated each other's sensibilities, consciousness, and even culture and politics. Author Heather Murray suggests a reciprocal family life and complicates the notion of gay banishment.

Not in This Family
Gays and the Meaning of Kinship in Postwar North America

Heather Murray

2010 | 312 pages | Cloth $45.00 | Paper $26.50
American History / Gay Studies/Lesbian Studies/Queer Studies
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Table of Contents

1. Daughters and Sons for the Rest of Their Lives
2. Better Blatant Than Latent
3. What's Wrong with the Boys Nowadays?
4. Out of the Closets, Out of the Kitchens
5. ''Every Generation Has Its War''
Epilogue: Mom, Dad, I'm Gay
Selected Bibliography