Dr. Caitlin Ryan, the director of the Family Acceptance Project at San Francisco State University talks about her research into the importance of family acceptance for people who are Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender. A second guest, Karen Fokken, talks about her family’s experience in learning that her son was gay.

Discussion Questions for LGBT Mental Health

Resources for LGBT Mental Health


Taped March 16,2011.

Notes on music:

Promenade from Pictures at an Exhibition by Modest Mussorgsky who suffered from “fits of madness.”

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