Now That You Know: A Parents' Guide to Understanding
Their Gay and Lesbian Children
Betty Fairchild, Nancy Hayward
Written by two mothers of gay children, this award-winning book
discusses the nature of homosexuality and works toward helping both children and parents
understand each other. Fairchild and Hayward counsel parents on how to respond supportively
to gay children and focus on bringing families together to maintain the bonds of acceptance.
They also inform parents of the pressing health and emotional issues that affect the gay and
lesbian communities today.