The Many Faces of Gay: Activists Who Are Changing the Nation


Here are the coming-out stories of some sixty gay men, lesbians, their friends, and members of their families. The coming-out experiences of these men and women - among them police officers and community activists, Catholics and Jews, Asians and African Americans - are represented in two stages: the process of coming out within one's immediate environment and the self-affirming step of coming out to the world.