Being Homosexual: Gay Men and Their Development
Richard Isay was the first person to challenge the homophobia of the psychoanalytic community and prove, through his own story and those of his patients, that homosexuality is an innate characteristic rather than a learned pathology. Now revised and updated for the 21st-century, the groundbreaking Being Homosexual carries the reader through the main developmental stages in the gay male's life cycle from the initial awareness of same-sex impulses to coming out, forming friendships with other gay men, and a mature integration of one's sexual identity. An invaluable resource for gay men, Being Homosexual is a compassionate and powerful work.
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Being homosexual: gay men and their developmentUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Isay (psychiatry, Cornell and Columbia) addresses himself both to his professional colleagues and to gay men who wish to understand more fully the dynamics of their own development. He differs sharply ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - peonygoat - LibraryThing
A little dated, but the information is still interesting. A gay-positive psychotherapist’s look at various cases. Read full review