Tag Archives: gender creative

What My Son Wants For Christmas

“Mom, I only want three things for Christmas this year,” C.J. said from the backseat as I shuttled him to gymnastics. “Oh, really? Just three things?” I had a hard time believing the brevity of his list. “Yes. If I … Continue reading

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To The PTA Moms at My Son’s School

Last week I published a blog post about things said during a PTA meeting I attended at my youngest son’s school. I wanted to shine a light on the homophobic, transphobic, insensitive, hateful and hurtful things that some moms said … Continue reading

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The Last PTA Meeting I Will Ever Attend

Imagine my utter delight when I learned that at the next PTA meeting, someone would be speaking about the anti-bullying laws in place to protect LGBT and gender creative kids. Although I’m a card-carrying PTA member, I’ve attended only three … Continue reading

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My Son as Reese Witherspoon as Elle Woods

“What are you going to be for Halloween?” one of my son’s male classmates asked him today. I waited nervously to see what C.J. would say. “A lawyer,” he replied. I smiled. My son was spinning the truth. I’m in … Continue reading

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The Scariest Monster My Son Can Think Of

I hope you guys are ready for some serious spookiness, because in C.J’s class they were given a Mad Libs style story about a monster. They had to dream up the scariest monster they could imagine and fill in the … Continue reading

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C.J. Returns To Palm Springs…Finally

Since his first trip there in May of 2011, Palm Springs has been C.J.’s favorite destination. He refers to it fondly as the “the place with the rainbow flags.” We kept C.J. away from his town for much too long. So, a … Continue reading

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Friday Fodder: Bid On Me Edition

Okay, I try not to ask for much. But, here I am asking for something. I am on the board of the Orange County Equality Coalition’s School Compliance Task Force. Which is a long away of saying that I’m part … Continue reading

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