Why I support PFLAG

Why I support PFLAG

When my son came out almost 29 years ago, I wasn’t surprised. I was shocked and part of my shock was my own reaction. I never imagined I’d have such a hard time with this not surprising information. After all, I was liberal, open-minded and had gay and lesbian...
Changes

Changes

Changes are hard for me. I don’t like change and yet I am willingly moving across the country. I love where I live, It’s one of the most beautiful places in the world. It has ocean, a bay, a mountain and trees.  And yet, I am leaving. There have been other...
More transgender kids

More transgender kids

It seems that there are more transgender kids than ever before. I’ve been thinking about that a lot and wondering about it. I have a Facebook group for parents of LGBTQ kids and it seems more and more parents who request to join have a transgender or gender variant...
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...
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...