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Phyllis counsels a mother who was at a loss after a man suggested her son’s sexual orientation would spur him to sleep with his sister.
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Phyllis counsels a lesbian high school student who faces constant bullying.
Phyllis counsels a man whose parents want to send him to reparative therapy after someone outed him to them.
Phyllis responds to a question about a gay man who turned to Craigslist to find a "pretend girlfriend" before his parents came to visit him.
Phyllis advises a mother who is concerned about her eight-year-old nephew’s long hair and his decision to wear girls clothing in public.
Phyllis offers advice to a mother who expressed shock over the news her 24-year-old lesbian daughter has been dating a woman for four years.
Phyllis counsels a mother who continues to struggle to meet other parents of gay and lesbian children.
Phyllis offers advice on how to deal with potentially homophobic and awkward comments from family and friends over the holidays.
Phyllis counsels a mother on how to refer to her gay son’s partner when they come home for Thanksgiving.
Phyllis offers advice to a mother who is unsure she should tell her extended family her son is gay.
Phyllis offers advice to a mother who is afraid of how her friends will react to the news her son is gay and has a boyfriend.