The Second Edition of Preventing Prejudice: A Guide for Counselors, Educators, and Parents has been completely revised and expanded to provide the most up-to-date and extensive coverage of prejudice and racism available. The new edition of this bestselling text presents a comprehensive overview of these topics and also includes practical tools for combating prejudice development in children, adolescents, and adults.
Chapter 6: Biracial, Multiracial, and Gay or Lesbian Identity Development
Biracial, Multiracial, and Gay or Lesbian Identity Development
After identifying totally with Whites for a while, I went through a period of rejecting the White race and trying to compensate for what I felt was lacking by totally immersing myself in Black culture (or what I thought was Black culture). This was no resolution either. Eventually I came to accept myself as a product of both races and realized the futility of trying to fit anyone's expectations of me.