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1982 Group members of Parents and Friends of Gays and Lesbians, talk with Studs Terkel

BROADCAST: Feb. 10, 1982 | DURATION: 00:52:17

Synopsis

Although the title of the group specifies gays lesbians are also included in this heartfelt, 1982, discussion with four parents who are active in Parents and Friends of Gays and how this group offers support to parents and children coming out. Discussions cross race and class boundaries on coming out and include issues of repercussions, acceptance, guilt, stigma, and how trust and love can offer a bridge to a larger understanding of sexual identity. Learn of the courage, self knowledge and self acceptance required of both parents and children in the process of coming out.