This listing is for your convenience and is intended as a bibliography of the important contributions made by
Amity P. Buxton, Ph.D., in this still nascent field of study.
Post-disclosure Straight spouses of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, or Transgender Partners:
2013, Unseen-Unheard: Straight Spouses from Trauma to Transformation. CCB Publishers: Vancouver, BC, Canada.
2012, Straight Husbands Whose Wives Come Out: Challenges to the myth of masculinity. Journal of LBGT Family Studies, 8:1, 23-45.
2007, Counselling Heterosexual Spouses of Bisexual or Transgender Partners. In B. Firestein (Ed.), Becoming Visible: Counselling Bisexuals Across the Life-span, pp. 635-665. New York: Columbia University Press.
2006, When a Spouse Comes Out: Impact on the heterosexual spouse. Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity: Journal of Treatment and Prevention (Sexual Addiction and the Family, Special Issue), 13:2-3, 317-332.
Post-Disclosure Mixed-Orientation Couples:
2011, Reflections on Bisexuality Through the Prism of Mixed-Orientation Marriages. Journal of Bisexuality 11:4, 525-544
2004, Works in Progress: How mixed-orientation couples maintain their marriages after the wives come out. In R.C. Fox (Ed.), Current Research in Bisexuality, pp. 57-82. New York: Hayworth Press.
2001, Writing Our Own Script: How bisexual men and their heterosexual wives maintain their marriages after disclosure. In B. Beemyn and E. Steinman (Eds.), Facts and fictions: Experiencing male bisexuality, pp. 157-189. New York: Haworth Press.
Post-Disclosure Families (LGBT spouse, straight spouse, children):
2006, A family Matter: When a spouse comes out as gay, lesbian, or bisexual. Journal of LGBT Family Studies, 1(2), 49-70.
2004, Paths and Pitfalls: How heterosexual spouses cope when their husbands or wives come out. Journal of Couple & Relationship Therapy, 3(2/3), 95-109.
1994, The Other Side of the Closet: The coming-out crisis for straight spouses and families, revised and expanded. New York: Turner Publishing
Post-Disclosure, Divorce, Parenting and Children:
2000, From Hostile to Helpful. In J. Wells (Ed.), Home Fronts: Controversies in nontraditional parenting, pp. 201-211. New York: Alyson Press.
1999, The Best Interest of Children of Gay and Lesbian Parents. In R. Galatzer-Levy and L. Kraus (Eds.), The scientific basis of child custody decisions, first edition, pp. 319-346. New York: John Wiley & Sons.
Counselling Post-Disclosure Straight Spouses and Couples:
2006, Counselling Heterosexual Spouses and Bisexual/Heterosexual Couples: An affirmative approach. In R. C. Fox (Ed.), Affirmative psychotherapy with bisexual women and bisexual men. New York: Harrington Park Press.
Support/education for spouses and couples in post-disclosure mixed-orientation or transgender/nontransgender marriages: the Straight Spouse Network:
2006, Healing An Invisible Minority: How the Straight Spouse Network has become the prime source of support for those in mixed-orientation marriages. In J. J Bigner and A.R. Gottlieb (Eds.), Interventions with families of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people: From the inside out, pp. 49-69. New York: Harrington Park Press.