"The reality is that Crisis needs to be read by absolutely everyone, not only to recognize what gay people go through in this culture, but to break through the denial of how cruel and insensitive people can be when they are controlled by a belief system that they allow to substitute for the loving human response they would otherwise find automatic."
With a unique blend of up-close and personal stories from some very public individuals, and middle America teens, philanthropist and longtime human rights advocate Mitchell Gold exposes this silent epidemic in CRISIS:40 Stories Revealing the Personal, Social, and Religious Pain and Trauma of Growing Up Gay In America.
Book Launches in New York, D.C. and LA
Guests Judith Light, Tipper Gore say book is transformative.
Washington D.C – Close to 1,200 people during the last week attended events in Washington, D.C., New York, N.Y., and Los Angeles where longtime advocate and businessman Mitchell Gold launched his unique expose on the pain of growing up gay in America.
The book, "Crisis: 40 Stories Revealing The Personal, Social and Religious Pain of Growing Up Gay In America," asks Americans to awaken to the pain being inflicted on gay teens by a society that has been led to believe that such affliction is somehow morally or religiously justified.
Judith Light and Tipper Gore, were special guests for the New York and D.C. launch events. They described the book as transformative and having the potential to change the way America treats its gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender citizens. (continue reading)