Coming out is easier with this step-by-step guide.
Here is practical help with the coming-out process for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people—and anyone else with a story to tell. Find positive ways to: Come out to yourself • Create a circle of supporters • Deal with family • Choose whether to stay “in the closet” at school or work • Live proud, free and balanced—no matter what happens. Hide and Speak guides readers on a journey that can change their lives.
“Kitt Cherry takes us on a life-changing journey into those hidden places where our secrets lie waiting. How much suffer- ing I could have avoided for myself and others if only I had read this book before blundering out of my own darkness into the light. And don’t skip over the exercises at the end of each chapter. They work!” —Rev. Dr. Mel White, Founder, Soulforce Inc.
“A deeply honest, perceptive book. Kittredge Cherry helps us all to understand that the journey into the fullness of humanity is iden- tical with the journey into God. She comes out of her closet and calls her readers to do the same, no matter what their closets might be.” —Bishop John Shelby Spong, author, The Sins of Scripture
KITTREDGE CHERRY is an openly lesbian author who has led coming-out workshops nationwide in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. Her books include Womansword and Equal Rites. She has also written for Newsweek and The Wall Street Journal.