The LGBT Health & Development Program

Coming Out to Your Parents

Posted on December 26th, 2009 by Alex Coello in Coming Out, Research Blog, Sexual Health, Video, Youth Blog. No Comments

A discussion with Dr. Ritch Savin-Williams about coming out to parents. Dr. Savin-Williams is professor and chair of Human Development at Cornell University. He is the author of a number of books, including The New Gay Teenager (Harvard University Press, 2005).

The interview is conducted by Dr. Brian Mustanski, director of the IMPACT LGBT Health and Development Program at the University of Illinois at Chicago. For more information visit

This project was made possible by a grant from the William T Grant Foundation.

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