Whether you have your own questions because one of your children has come out or if you aren?t sure how to explain to your kids why their uncle has a boyfriend or the reason their friend doesn?t have a daddy, but she has two mommies instead, this book can help you answer your kids questions and help you to raise them to be open-minded and accepting adults.
With an entertaining and educational approach to educating yourself and your peers about the issues and topics surrounding the LGBT community, Rainbow Relatives can answer all of your questions and help you to answer theirs.
Including real-world stories, interviews, and advice from parents and celebrities about their owns experiences, this books will help you get an idea for how to approach the conversation and what you can expect from it. Author, Sudi Karatas tells the stories of a Mormon womans transition from fighting against gay rights to becoming a crusader for them, a son who admitted he found out his dad was gay when he discovered the internet porn on his dad?s computer. Karatas interviewed film maker, Del Shores about what it was like raising two daughters as a gay dad, Bruce Vilanch, from Hollywood Squares, about what it?s like being Godfather to forty kids, and country singer Chely Wright about how far we?ve come but also the many struggles that LGBT+ people still face every day.
This book covers a range of topics from when a parent comes out as gay or transgender to dealing with bullying. Karatas helps parents to support, advocate for, and educate their children and relatives.
SubtitleReal-World Stories and Advice on How to Talk to Kids About LGBT Families and Friends
AuthorBy Sudi "Rick" Karatas
Published1 May 2018
Dimensions5.50 x 8.25in.
About the author
Sudi ?Rick? Karatas, while not a doctor, is an M.D. (Mediterranean Dude). His given name is Sudi but he also goes by Rick because as a Gemini he needed a name for each personality. He has written many screenplays, songs, and sketches. This is his debut book. He loves writing everything (except checks). He co-wrote the feature film Walk a Mile in My Prada?s and the screenplay Charlie?s Dream, a family inspirational film. Karatas grew up in Syosset, NY and now resides in Van Nuys, CA.