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...

Writer’s Block

Writer’s Block

Every once in a while when it’s time to sit down and write my weekly blog, I get writers block. Today is one such day. I’m sitting her contemplating what to write about and nothing – I mean NOTHING – is coming into my mind. Sometimes I feel like I’ve just about used...

Can a parent make her son gay?

Can a parent make her son gay?

I just read a story about a mom who is repeatedly told to cut her son’s long hair. He’s just a baby! Someone even went so far as to tell her it would make make her son gay. Really??? I have two sons. They both had delicious longish curls as little boys. I hated...

2017 Gender Spectrum Conference

2017 Gender Spectrum Conference

This past weekend I attended my 4th Gender Spectrum Conference. I always learn something new and I was pleased to see how much I’ve learned in the past 3 conferences I attended. The first day was the Professional Symposium. Presenters and attendees alike are quite...

Gender Spectrum

Gender Spectrum

This weekend I will be attending my 4th Gender Spectrum Conference. I’m coming this year in a very different place than I was 4 years ago. I attended my first Gender Spectrum conference about as uninformed as one can be! I didn’t even know there was a spectrum when it...

Do you know about PrEP?

Do you know about PrEP?

Are you the parent of a gay son? As parents of gay sons, especially teen sons, we worry about our sons contracting HIV/AIDS. If you aren’t worried, you should be. 25% of new HIV infections occur in youth ages 13 to 24 years old. That is a worrisome statistic. As...

On The Move

On The Move

Yesterday my husband and I arrived in North Carolina. We are staying a month, seeing what it’s like to live here. Today we spent almost the entire day in the car, driving from place to place to see different neighborhoods and figure out where we want to live when we...

A checklist for parents of a LGBTQ teen

A checklist for parents of a LGBTQ teen

10 things you can do when your son or daughter comes out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer.

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