Research Implications for Public Policy
- John C. Gonsiorek - Private Practice, Santa Rosa, California
- James D. Weinrich - History, University of California, San Diego
Gay & Lesbian Studies
This volume summarizes academic knowledge about homosexuality and its relevance for public policy. Topics addressed include the nature and causes of sexual orientations; the reasons homosexuality is not an illness; the ethics of various mental health approaches to homosexuality; the effects of social and legal discrimination; newer biological and psychological understandings of homosexuality; homosexuals as parents; and the implications of the AIDS epidemic.