Love, Ellen: A Mother/Daughter Journey
|Rating||:||4.24 (687 Votes)|
|Number of Pages||:||384 Pages|
Stunned, Betty DeGeneres could only think of her own disappointed expectations. As she put her arms around her daughter, she was struck by the realization that she would never see Ellen's picture on the engagements page of the Times-Picayune, her local paper. Love, Ellen is an extension of her warm and much-admired public speaking, providing insight into her own life as well as Ellen's and arguing for further education, compassion, and the passage of antidiscrimination laws. That Ellen would eventually appear on the front pag
Do a favor for your parents & yourself - buy them this book. I'm a gay male who purchased a copy of Betty's book for my own reading. By the time I was done, I bought two more copies - one for my parents and another for my sister. I realized that they might benefit from a book written from "their" point of view.It's so important that messages like Betty's get out to the world. Not just the gay and lesbian world, but the world in general. Simply put - "Love one another."I can only hope and wish that Oprah or some othe. "Very Enlightening" according to Susan Scully. I enjoyed the honesty and love that poured out of this book. I have had gay friends since college and have seen some of their struggles. I have also known them as loving and caring people, fun to joke with and committed to their partners. The book seemed a little too long for me anyway, so I gave it the rating I did. But I think anyone with gay family members or gay friends needs to read this book, among others, to fully understand the struggles that go on. True Love. Alvaro This book should be read by people who do not understand homosexuality.Yes, when I was in Catholic elementary school, I was afraid of homosexuals that's what I was thought. Nevertheless, when I grew up and went to college I changed mi mind. After all, I realized that we are all creatures of God. Most important at all is the fact that homosexuals are no made, they are born that way.
Coming from a republican family with conservative values, Betty needed time and education to understand her daughter's homosexuality -- but her ultimate acceptance would set the stage for a far more public coming out, one that would change history.In Love, Ellen, Betty DeGeneres tells her story; the complicated path to acceptance and the deepening of her friendship with her daughter; the media's scrutiny of their family life; the painful and often inspiring stories she's heard on the road as the first non