Whether you have your own questions because you’re preparing to come out to your kids, or you aren’t sure how to explain to your kids why their uncle has a boyfriend or why their friend has two mommies, this book can help. With an entertaining and educational approach to educating yourself and your peers about the issues and topics surrounding the LGBTQ+ community, Rainbow Relatives will provide answers to your kids’ questions and help you raise them to be open-minded and accepting adults.
First and foremost, this book will help you approach the conversations you need to have and predict what you can expect from them. Author Sudi Karatas tells a variety of stories, such as that of a Mormon woman’s transition from fighting against gay rights to becoming a crusader for them. Also included are the voices of filmmakers, actors, musicians, mental health professionals, and more.
Through Rainbow Relatives, Karatas helps parents support, advocate for, and educate their children, relatives, and family friends.
About the Author
Sudi "Rick" Karatas, while not a doctor, is an M.D. (Mediterranean Dude). His given name is Sudi but he also goes by Rick because as a Gemini he needed a name for each personality. He has written many screenplays, songs, and sketches. This is his debut book. He loves writing everything (except checks). He co-wrote the feature film Walk a Mile in My Pradas and the screenplay Charlie's Dream, a family inspirational film. Karatas grew up in Syosset, NY and now resides in Van Nuys, CA.