Interview with Jean Chapin Smith, therapist and straight mother of gay children, 1988 May 11

Title

Interview with Jean Chapin Smith, therapist and straight mother of gay children, 1988 May 11

Date

1988-05-11

Description

In this recording of Boston's Other Voice, which aired on May 11, 1988, host Peter Stickel interviews Jean Chapin Smith, a therapist and a straight mother of gay children. Smith has two gay children, one straight child, and is a family therapist and clinical social worker who often works with families dealing with issues around homosexual family members. Smith discusses the various issues that families may deal with when a member of the family comes out as LGBTQ and how she has come to integrate them into her therapy practice.

Creator

Boston's Other Voice

Subject

Smith, Jean Chapin; Coming out (Sexual orientation); Gay teenagers; Lesbian teenagers; Radio programs; Boston (Mass.); Lesbians; Gay men; Bisexuals; Transgender people

Contributor

Stickel, Peter

Publisher

The History Project: Documenting LGBTQ Boston

Rights

Copyright restrictions may apply. Email info@historyproject.org for more information.

Type

Sound

Format

audio/mp3

Identifier

THP-046-BOV-042_19880511

Duration

29:55

Bit Rate/Frequency

128000

Citation

Boston's Other Voice, “Interview with Jean Chapin Smith, therapist and straight mother of gay children, 1988 May 11,” Documented | Digital Collections of The History Project, accessed November 13, 2019, https://historyproject.omeka.net/items/show/145.

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