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Amity Pierce Buxton Picture

AMITY PIERCE BUXTON, Ph.D., lectures nationally, conducts support groups and counsels spouses and ex-spouses of bisexual, gay, and lesbian mates. She serves as the Spouse Liaison to the Gay and Lesbian Parents Coalition International (GLPCI), chairs the International Straight Spouse Support Network of Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG), and is a member of the Advisory Board for AJA (And Justice for All).

Ms. Buxton is the nationally know author of The Other Side of the Closet: The Coming-out Crisis for Straight Spouses and Families, a book that was the culmination of over ten years of research, and thousands of interviews with the spouses of gays and lesbians, gay and lesbians who are or were in heterosexual marriages, and the children of those marriages.

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