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Eminent Outlaws: Charles Silverstein (born April 23, 1935)

Dr. Charles Silverstein (born 1935) is an American writer, therapist and gay activist. Dr. Silverstein is a licensed psychologist in the states of New York and New Jersey, and a national leader in providing non-judgmental psychotherapy for men and women. He is a frequent lecturer at conventions on both the state and national levels, author of eight books and many professional papers, and has received many awards from the American Psychological Association and the American Psychological Foundation. He maintains a private practice in New York City and supervises early career therapists at the Institute for Human Identity.

His essays and professional papers have been published widely in journals and anthologies. He is the founding director of the Institute for Human Identity and Identity House in New York City. He is the founding editor of the Journal of Homosexuality. He is a member of American Psychological Association and was elevated to Fellow in 1987. He is also a Member of Division 44 of the APA (Society for the Psychological Study of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Issues), the New York State Psychological Association (NYSPA), and the Committee on Ethical Practices of NYSPA.

Charles Silverstein's works include: For the Ferryman: A Personal History, The Initial Psychotherapy Interview: A Gay Man Seeks Treatment, A Family Matter: A Parents' Guide to Homosexuality, Man to Man: Gay Couples in America, Gays, Lesbians and Their Therapists: Studies in Psychotherapy, The Joy of Gay Sex, co-authored with Edmund White, The New Joy of Gay Sex, co-authored with Felice Picano

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Silverstein
If you want to learn what gay men do in bed, The Joy of Gay Sex – Charles Silverstein & Felice Picano is the book. --Cat Grant
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