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Growing up gay : from left out to coming out / by Funny Gay Males (Jaffe Cohen, Danny McWilliams, and Bob Smith) ; illustrations by Michiko Stehrenberger.

By: Funny Gay Males (Comedy team).
Contributor(s): Cohen, Jaffe | McWilliams, Danny | Smith, Bob, 1958-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Hyperion, c1995Edition: 1st ed.Description: viii, 242 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 0786880562.Subject(s): Gay men -- United States | Coming out (Sexual orientation) -- United States | Gay humour | Gay satire | Gay identity formation | Coming out | Gays and television | Gays and popular cultureDDC classification: 305.38/9664 Review: "In Growing Up Gay, America's leading gay comedy team, Funny Gay Males, has written the definitive celebration of coming of age for those of us who spent our wonder years wondering just how we were going to survive our childhoods as strangers in a straight land." "Here are all the special things we loved, strategies we adopted, and situations we avoided in making our way toward being officially and at long last Out. Relive with the Funny Gay Males the joy of discovering Dr. Seuss and his gallery of self-conscious misfits. Remember that perfect gay kid hero, Superman, who like many of us left his small town for the big city and a low-paying job in a creative business. Recall the trouble you got into by gravitating to all the "wrong" toys. Be nostalgic about Prom Night, when you wanted to tell your camera-wielding parents that they were right not to pass up their last opportunity to document their son's date with a girl, and about when you developed your first awkward, embarrassing, delirious crush on the boy next door."--BOOK JACKET.
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"In Growing Up Gay, America's leading gay comedy team, Funny Gay Males, has written the definitive celebration of coming of age for those of us who spent our wonder years wondering just how we were going to survive our childhoods as strangers in a straight land." "Here are all the special things we loved, strategies we adopted, and situations we avoided in making our way toward being officially and at long last Out. Relive with the Funny Gay Males the joy of discovering Dr. Seuss and his gallery of self-conscious misfits. Remember that perfect gay kid hero, Superman, who like many of us left his small town for the big city and a low-paying job in a creative business. Recall the trouble you got into by gravitating to all the "wrong" toys. Be nostalgic about Prom Night, when you wanted to tell your camera-wielding parents that they were right not to pass up their last opportunity to document their son's date with a girl, and about when you developed your first awkward, embarrassing, delirious crush on the boy next door."--BOOK JACKET.

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