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Badgett, M. V. Lee – Academe, 1994
At most colleges and universities, fringe benefits are offered only to married faculty. Requiring marriage for benefit eligibility discriminates against all unmarried couples, homosexual or heterosexual. Resistance to providing benefits to unmarried couples is declining, but both gay and straight couples will have to lobby together for domestic…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Family (Sociological Unit), Fringe Benefits, Higher Education
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Auerback, Sandra; Moser, Charles – Social Work, 1987
Found groups for wives of gay and bisexual men to be an effective therapeutic intervention for the problems that arise when a husband makes a disclosure to his wife that he is interested in pursuing homosexual relationships. The groups helped wives resolve the issues of the marriage and to make positive changes in their lives. (Author)
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Bisexuality, Coping, Group Counseling
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Buhrke, Robin A. – Journal of Counseling and Development, 1989
Presents a limited list of strategies and resources so as to better prepare counselors for dealing with lesbian and homosexual clients. Topics covered include introduction to counseling; counseling theories and practice/practicum; personality and human development; marriage/family/couples counseling; career counseling; multicultural counseling;…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Counseling, Counseling Theories, Counselor Training
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Sullivan, Ann – Adoption & Fostering, 1995
Notes that adoption agencies have developed few specific policies on the issue of lesbian and gay adoption. Provides an overview of key considerations about homosexual adopters, including beliefs and values of agency professionals, the legal and social ramifications of adoption into a relationship not based on marriage, and possible consequences…
Descriptors: Adoption, Bias, Child Custody, Family Life
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Rosik, Christopher H. – Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 2003
A recent special section of the "Journal of Marital and Family Therapy" (October, 2000) focusing on the mental health needs of gay, lesbian, and bisexual individuals neglected to address the clinical needs of homosexual persons who desire to increase their heterosexual potential. This article attempts to correct this omission by outlining common…
Descriptors: Health Needs, Homosexuality, Marriage Counseling, Family Counseling
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Leslie, Leigh A. – Family Relations, 1995
Reviews similarities in criticism of the treatment of women, minorities, and homosexuals by marital and family therapists. Examines the impact these critiques have had on the field and explores areas in which work is still needed. Contains 132 references. (JBJ)
Descriptors: Criticism, Ethnicity, Family (Sociological Unit), Family Characteristics
Harry, Joseph – 1983
The role of adolescent sexual behavior in educational attainment has been overlooked. Homosexual and heterosexual men were interviewed to test for a correlation between adolescent sexual activeness and educational attainment, as well as any link between childhood masculine sex roles and early sexual activity. Approximately 1,000 volunteers,…
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Adolescents, Biological Influences, Educational Attainment
Greenwald, Harold – Sexual Behavior, 1971
The reasons why people who are normally truthful to their spouses engage in sex away from home are discussed. These reasons can include loneliness, ego building or the opportunity to have homosexual relations. Sex away from home is likely to increase since the number of people traveling is increasing. (Author/CG)
Descriptors: Behavior Patterns, Family Relationship, Marriage, Sexuality
Blair, Ralph; And Others – Homosexual Counseling Journal, 1974
This is a report of a conference on gay couple counseling for members of the helping professions. Discussion topics included (1) Therapists' Panel on Female Couples, (2) Therapists' Panel on Male Couples; (3) Panel of Male Couples and (4) Panel of Female Couples. The conference was held in May, 1974 in New York and was sponsored by The Homosexual…
Descriptors: Adult Counseling, Conferences, Counseling Objectives, Counselor Attitudes
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc., New York, NY. Education Dept. – 1985
This selective, annotated bibliography covers a range of topics associated with male sexuality, reproductive health, and sexism. The books listed in this document are organized in five categories which are not strictly exclusive, as most of the entries overlap topic areas. Part I, Men in Society, contains 10 entries dealing with masculinity,…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adults, Annotated Bibliographies, Child Rearing
Fitzpatrick, Mary Anne, Ed.; Vangelisti, Anita L., Ed. – 1995
A detailed review of current research and state-of-the-art ideas concerning both communication processes and family functioning is presented in this collection of articles. The volume is organized around three sections. Part 1, "The Development of Family Communication Patterns," contains: (1) "Communication in Infancy"…
Descriptors: Childhood Attitudes, Communication Research, Communication Skills, Discourse Analysis
Nutt, Roberta L.; Sedlacek, William E. – 1973
At the University of Maryland, 758 randomly selected incoming freshman students were administered an anonymous poll regarding their sexual attitudes and behavior. Results showed that the Maryland freshman generally resembled other U.S. college students in their sexual experience. Approximately half (52% of males, 46% of females) reported that they…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Higher Education, Sexuality, Social Behavior
Okun, Barbara F. – 1996
Synthesizing current literature with information obtained through interviews of adoptive, gay and lesbian, and multiracial families, this book is designed to help practitioners work with diverse families. An introduction explores the concept of a "normal family" and provides an overview of the book and a description of the interview…
Descriptors: Adopted Children, Adoption, Adoptive Parents, Biological Parents
Hoffmann, Leonore, Ed.; DeSole, Gloria, Ed. – 1976
The 20 articles in this collection concern issues faced by couples in academe. One group of articles considers part-time careers, independent scholarly work, or intermittent employment, which may be viable alternatives for women with families or those who feel less need for a full-time job. The need for institutional policies to support part-time…
Descriptors: Academic Rank (Professional), Career Opportunities, College Environment, College Faculty
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