We Are The Change

We Are The Change

This past weekend I attended PFLAG’s bi-annual convention in Portland, OR. I love the theme, We Are The Change. As parents and allies, it says to me that we do more than support and even more than advocate for our LGBTQ loved ones. We are responsible for making the...
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...
Time for my truth

Time for my truth

I’m generally a pretty happy, optimistic person. I like that about myself! I also shy away from negativity. I prefer to feel hopeful. After all, Hope is my middle name. As the inauguration of a new president approaches, I must tell my truth. I’m scared. I won’t let...
Transgender Awareness Week

Transgender Awareness Week

This week is Transgender Awareness Week with Friday being Transgender Remembrance Day. So many people still don’t understand what it means to be transgender, gender non-conforming, gender fluid or gender queer. They see these beautiful humans as freaks and their fear...
San Francisco Pride

San Francisco Pride

This has been a year of pride for me and my family. My husband and I have marched in TWO pride parades this year! We were privileged to march with our son and son-in-law in Los Angeles Pride on June 8th. You can read about it and see photos by clicking the link on Los...