New Year’s Wishes and Hopes

New Year’s Wishes and Hopes

As this new year begins, I have a few wishes for our world and it’s people: I wish for civility among people with differing opinions I wish for respect among those same people I wish for open-mindedness and willingness I wish for safety and security for all LGBTQ...
Reflections of 2016

Reflections of 2016

As 2016 draws to a close, I’m reflecting on my life and my work. I’m privileged to be in a large Facebook community of other parents of LGBTQ kids. Most of them are moms and I’ve grown to love so many of them. Most of them I’m never met in person. We know each other...
A Jewish girl’s view on Christmas

A Jewish girl’s view on Christmas

I originally posted this blog on Christmas day, 2013. It is well worth repeating with a few updates! Enjoy. Christmas is in only 11 days. I imagine many of you are busy with preparations. Merry Christmas to all who celebrate – in whatever fashion you do. For many...
Holidays when you have an LGBTQ child

Holidays when you have an LGBTQ child

The winter holidays are approaching. No matter what you celebrate, there can be tension and unhappiness when you have an LGBTQ child. This is certainly not true for everyone but definitely is for some. I was lucky. My son was completely accepted by my entire extended...