Distributed by the University of Nebraska Press for Richard Altschuler & Associates, Inc./ Gordian Knot Books The Gay and Lesbian Marriage and Family Readerassembles for the first time a penetrating collection of articles by social scientists, psychologists, social workers, and attorneys on gay and lesbian marriage and family issues in twenty-first-century America. This volume is essential reading for anyone who wishes to understand the issues and trends involving gays and lesbians in their roles as parents, spouses, cohabiting partners, and members of extended families. Several articles address the prospects and implications of same-sex marriage, including economic security and financial management issues and the challenges faced by gay and lesbian stepfamilies. Other essays look at lesbian motherhood, examining issues of donor identity and child custody determination. The consolidation of "heterosexual" gender identification in the young sons of homosexual men, the effects of traditional family values on the coming out process of gay male adolescents, and psychotherapy with gay and lesbian families are other issues which are addressed in this convenient and timely volume.Lehmann, Jennifer M. is the author of 'Gay & Lesbian Marriage & Family Reader Analyses of Problems & Prospects for the 21st Century' with ISBN 9781884092572 and ISBN 1884092578.