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What parents need to know
Jonathan L. Tobkes, M.D. and Wesley C. Davidson
It's not a good idea to ask your child about their sexual orientation. Let them take the lead.
Does your child's sexual orientation receive short shrift from their doctor?
What can straight parents do to support their bisexual children?
Is your child the victim of bullying? Parents and kids can develop plans together to outwit the bullies.
What are your LGBT children learning in sex ed?
Worried about the high rates of of drug abuse in the LGBT community? Here's what you can do to safeguard your LGBT child.
Why does the LGBT population have a higher prevalence of eating disorders?
Your LGBT child may be out of the closet, but are you?
Conversion therapy does more harm than good.
How you can respond, without offense but with unconditional love.
Do you accept or tolerate your LGBT child? Lean the difference so you can resolve the conflict.
Why do so many straight parents regard having LGBT children as a loss?
Is it shame or guilt you're feeling about having an LGBT child? Learn the difference so you can resolve the conflict.
If you do not resolve anger, not only does it put a dent in your relationship with your child, it also gets displaced onto those around you.
Fear doesn't have to be arresting. Find out what you can control as a Parent.
Are straight parents able to change the sexual orientation of their LGBT kids? Should they feel guilty if they can't?
Can't accept your child's sexual orientation? Tips from those who've been there!
Wesley C. Davidson is a journalist who researches straight parents of LGBT children. Jonathan L. Tobkes, M.D. is a psychiatrist in New York and supervises residents at Weill Cornell Medical Center.