ERIC Number: EJ629084
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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The Importance of Partners to Lesbians' Intergenerational Relationships.
LaSala, Michael C.
Social Work Research, v25 n1 p27-35 Mar 2001
Interviews 40 lesbians about their relationships with their parents and their partner's parents. Respondents reported that since coming out, their parents' attitudes about their lesbianism shifted over time from profound disapproval to ambivalence. Partners emerged as a beneficial influence on most of the respondents' intergenerational relationships. Advises social workers assisting lesbians to include the client's partner in treatment. (Contains 41 references.) (GCP)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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