The Velvet Rage
Overcoming the Pain of Growing Up Gay in a Straight Man's World
Offers advice on how gay men can overcome their deep-seated feelings of shame, which is often associated with their earliest childhood experiences and the ambivalent relationship they have with their own father.
Alan Downs, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist practicing in Beverly Hills, California. The former CEO of Michael's House Treatment centre, Downs now maintains a thriving private psychotherapy practice and an intensive outpatient addiction program.