Ann Thompson CookExecutive & individual coaching

Much of Ann’s writing in recent years has focused on sexuality and gender. Recently, she published companion booklets on sexual orientation and gender differences—Made in God’s Image in 2003 (read more...) and a new edition of And God Loves Each One in 2004 (read more...). Both are tools for new dialogue in families and faith communities.


And God Loves Each One: A Resource for Dialogue about Sexual Orientation. Dumbarton United Methodist Church, Washington, DC. 2004.

Made in God’s Image: A Resource for Dialogue about the Church and Gender Differences. Dumbarton United Methodist Church, Washington, DC. 2003.

It’s Time for Trans: A Plea to the Welcoming Movement. Open Hands, a journal of the Reconciling Ministries Network, Chicago, IL. 2001.

Viewing Guide, It’s Elementary: Talking about Gay Issues in School. Women’s Educational Media, San Francisco, CA. 1998.

Report of the Catalyst Retreat to Initiate Discussion about a National Campaign to Change Social Norms Related to Sexual Health. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of STD Prevention, Atlanta, GA. 1997.

Respect All Youth Issue Paper Series. Parents, Families & Friends of Lesbians and Gays, Washington, DC. 1991.

Who Will Provide Abortions? Ensuring the Availability of Qualified Practitioners. National Abortion Federation, Washington, DC. 1991.

Celebrating Roe v. Wade: Dramatic Improvements in American Health. National Abortion Federation, Washington, DC.

¿Va a hacerse un aborto? Guía para obtener buena atención/Having an Abortion? Your Guide to Good Care. National Abortion Federation, Washington, DC.

The Truth about Abortion: A Fact Sheet Series. National Abortion Federation, Washington, DC. 1984–1992.

YWCA of the USA Program Manual Series. YWCA of the USA, New York, NY. 1989–1990.

Co-author, Delivering Preventive Health Care to Hispanics: A Manual for Providers. COSSMHO, Washington, DC. 1985.

La familia y su salud/Make Health a Family Affair. COSSMHO, Washington, DC. 1988.

Sexuality Education: A Guide to Designing and Implementing Programs. Mathtech, Inc., Bethesda, MD. 1981.

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“Through her writing, Ann Thompson Cook takes the edge off controversial subjects in a way that helps people of good will learn and grow. Her publications have staying power because of her ability to translate difficult subjects into language that transforms information and changes people’s hearts.”
Jerald Newberry,
Executive Director
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phone: 202.237.7192