National Coming Out Day

National Coming Out Day

Today is National Coming Out Day.  According to HRC.org, “Every year on National Coming Out Day, we celebrate coming out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ) or as an ally. “29 years ago, on the anniversary of the National March on Washington for...
Why PFLAG

Why PFLAG

If you’ve followed me for a while you likely know that I’m a parenting coach and my passion is helping parents of LGBTQ kids overcome their initial reactions when their child comes out. That can include shock, anger, fear, guilt or shame. I want every child to feel...
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...
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...
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...