About Susan Berland

Susan Berland is fiercely committed to guiding young people and their parents back to a loving, accepting relationship when the parents are struggling to accept their child as gay, bisexual or transgender. Susan guides parents and their kids to communicate effectively, trust one another and accept one another where and as they are.

Here are my most recent posts

10 Easy Steps

10 Easy Steps

I have two children, and three years ago my older child transitioned to be his true authentic self. A year later, my younger child transitioned to be her true authentic self. So, I was the mom to a daughter and son, and now I’m a mom to a son...
The journey

The journey

What is the journey like for a parent whose child comes out as LGBTQ? There is no one journey a parent takes. We all have our own journey. For me, the journey continues, even 30 years after my son came out. When he first told me he was gay, I said and did all the...
Parental Guilt – What’s the Point?

Parental Guilt – What’s the Point?

“Guilt is a useless feeling. It’s never enough to make you change direction–only enough to make you useless.” – Daniel Nayeri, Another Faust What parent hasn’t made mistakes? None of us are perfect, that’s for sure. I don’t know about you, but when I...
Queer

Queer

I recently asked my Facebook community what queer meant to them. I was saddened by some of their answers. Some recounted the times it was used to taunt. Others talked about it’s older meaning of being odd and didn’t feel that was appropriate for someone who is gay. I...
Love always wins

Love always wins

“I’d rather have a live daughter than a dead son.” Those were the words of Jeanette Renee, mother of Jazz Jennings, on a recent interview. I’ve hear these words before from other parents of transgender kids when asked about learning to accept their son is their...

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