About Susan Berland

Susan Berland is fiercely committed to guiding young people and their parents back to a loving, accepting relationship when the parents are struggling to accept their child as gay, bisexual or transgender. Susan guides parents and their kids to communicate effectively, trust one another and accept one another where and as they are.

Here are my most recent posts

A Wonderful Grandmother

A Wonderful Grandmother

I’ve been thinking a lot about my mom in the last few days. The anniversary of her death approaches next month and while our relationship was never what I would have wanted from a mother, I do miss her. She had a wonderful smile and a contagious laugh. She was a...
Pink-an example of parenting

Pink-an example of parenting

I love Pink. I love her music, I love her honesty, I love her rawness. And she is an awesome mom, an example of parenting at its best. She has a gender non-conforming daughter. I guess you can call her that. She likes to dress in boys clothes, suit and tie. And she...
It’s time

It’s time

I don’t usually write about politics and I almost always write about LGBTQ issues. I, like many others, was stunned, appalled and frightened by what happened in Charlotsville last week. I’m a baby boomer. I didn’t live through WWII. I didn’t...
Our LGBTQ kids are…

Our LGBTQ kids are…

Funny thing about an LGBTQ child – they are still kids with all the characteristics and foibles of all kids, whatever their age and whatever their sexual orientation or gender identity. They do great in school or they get by or they struggle, like all kids. Some play...