Out and About in the
When and How Do We Reveal Ourselves?
We do not want our ideas changed. We feel threatened by such demands, "I already know the important things!" we say. Then Changer comes and throws our old ideas away. (The Zensufi Master)
... gay and lesbian parents instill a sense of family and personal pride in their children. (Melanie Margolis, Photographer.)
the hedge that ringed
our large backyard
and a fragrant lilac bush.
I remember bands of
sunshine and the sweet scent of new blossoms surrounding me
as I waited to be found by "It." I must have been about 8 years
old, and the neighborhood kids were embroiled in a game of
hide and seek. The foliage provided a pretty good camouflage.
From where I sat, I could see "It" running around the yard, oc
casionally uncovering a friend who would then run at top
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Publication information: Book title: Lesbian and Gay Families Speak out:Understanding the Joys and Challenges of Diverse Family Life. Contributors: Jane Drucker - Author. Publisher: Perseus Books. Place of publication: Cambridge, MA. Publication year: 2001. Page number: 153.
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