Transgender Kids

Transgender Kids

Mississippi recently passed a “Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA).” You’ve probably heard of them before. There was one passed in Indiana under Governor Mike Pence and one in North Carolina under Governor Pat McCrory known as HB2. They allow...
I always wanted grandkids

I always wanted grandkids

A pretty common refrain from a parent, usually the mother, of a child who has just come out as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender. That was the reaction of Meri Brown of Sister Wives after her 21 year old daughter came out as gay. I totally relate. I always wanted...
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...
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...