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    • The Velvet Rage

    • Overcoming the Pain of Growing Up Gay in a Straight Man's World
    • By: Alan Downs Ph. D
    • Narrated by: Alan Downs Ph. D
    • Length: 7 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 738
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 666
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 662

    The most important issue in a gay man’s life is not “coming out”, but coming to terms with the invalidating past. Despite the progress made in recent years, many gay men still wonder, “Are we better off?” The byproduct of growing up gay in a straight world continues to be the internalization of shame, rejection, and anger - a toxic cocktail that can lead to drug abuse, promiscuity, alcoholism, depression, and suicide.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Must read for any gay man

    • By Matthew Phelps on 08-30-12

    Regular price: $20.97