Denise (clead_fan) wrote in rochlesbian,

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"The New Gay Teenager" at Borders

Hello Everyone ~

My name is Denise. I moderate the "Rochester_Pride" LJ

This an e-mail from Todd Plank at the GAGV about an event coming up at Border's Books & Music located at the Henrietta Border's on thursday, June 16th @ 7:00pm.

If you want to come and need directions, please ask me, that Border's is my "home away from home" :)

Greetings All,

I'm passing along news of an upcoming event at Borders: Ritch C.
Savin-Williams, Professor of Clinical and Developmental Psychology at
Cornell University and author of "Mom, Dad. I'm Gay.": How Families
Negotiate Coming Out, will be talking about his newly released book:
New Gy Teenager, at Borders (Henrietta) on June 16th at 7:00 PM. Save
the date and please pass this notice on to anyone whom you believe
be interested in attending, with a special concentration on reaching
"professionals" who work with youth (clergy, educators, social

I'm providing a copy of the review by Meredith Small, Professor of
Anthropology, Cornell University:

"Adolescence is no picnic-but is it especially hard for gay teens?
Savin-Williams' groundbreaking book reveals that being young and
homosexual is not the identity crisis we might expect. Today's
are more at ease with homosexuality-and with a more flexible and
shifting view of human sexuality in general-than their parents' and
grandparents' generation. With a conversational style, personal
and intimate interviews with teens, Savin-Williams transforms research
into a great read. At a time when adults argue passionately over who
the right to do what with whom, kids must be laughing behind their

Questions about the upcoming event can be directed to Kathy Kurz
(292-5900) at the Borders in Henrietta. hope to see you there.

P.S. Tickets for the Gay Alliance's largest annual fundraiser, the
Picnic (July 10th), are now on sale! Help spread the word.

Todd A Plank
Community Relations Director
Gay Alliance of the Genesee Valley
875 East Main St., Suite 500
Rochester NY 14605
(585) 244-8640 ext. 24
Fax: 244-8246
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