The Velvet Rage

The Velvet Rage

Overcoming the Pain of Growing up Gay in A Straight Man's World

Book - 2012
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A groundbreaking examination of the psychology of homosexuality, why it leads to shame over one's identity, and how to overcome it

In The Velvet Rage , psychologist Alan Downs draws on his own struggle with shame and anger, contemporary research, and stories from his patients to passionately describe the stages of a gay man's journey out of shame and offers practical and inspired strategies to stop the cycle of avoidance and self-defeating behavior. The Velvet Rage is an empowering book that has already changed the public discourse on gay culture and helped shape the identity of an entire generation of gay men.
Publisher: [New York] : Da Capo Lifelong, 2012
Edition: Completely rev. and updated 2nd ed., 1st Da Capo Press ed
Description: xvii, 252 p. ; 21 cm
ISBN: 9780738215679
Branch Call Number: 306.7662 Dow


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