Tag Archives: Gender Spectrum

Friday Fodder: HRC and Me Edition

I was honored when the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) asked me to write about my reactions to the “Supporting and Caring for Our Gender Expansive Youth” report they released yesterday.  The report compiles findings from their recent Youth Survey and … Continue reading

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My Advice For Raising A Gender Creative Son

Back in September, I wrote an essay for Parents.com containing my advice for raising a gender creative boy.   I got wordy – as I tend to do – and the word count of my original essay was edited down.  I get … Continue reading

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Saturday Fodder: Teasing, Twirl and OC Pride Edition

One workshop that I was really looking forward to attending at this summer’s Gender Spectrum conference was titled “Helping Your Gender Variant Child With Teasing” and presented by Darlene Tando, LCSW.  Darlene had to cancel her presentation at the last … Continue reading

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Friday Fodder: Busy Summer Edition

I hope that all of you in the U.S. had a safe and festive Fourth of July holiday.  We enjoyed the day at home with some of our closest friends, squeezing in some quality time before our lives get hectic … Continue reading

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Friday Fodder: Gender Spectrum, PFLAG and Navy SEAL Edition

Who’s going to the 2013 Gender Spectrum Conference?  Me! The 2013 Gender Spectrum Conference is designed to create a welcoming and supportive community for all gender nonconforming youth, their allies, caregivers and professionals. The conference provides the most up-to-date quality … Continue reading

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Saturday Fodder: I’ve Been Off My Blogging Game This Week Edition

Montreal Family Looking to Connect I’ve been contacted by a family in Montreal that is raising a young transgender daughter (assigned male at birth) and looking to connect with other families of young transgender children in the Montreal area.  They … Continue reading

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Friday Fodder: Gender Spectrum Lounge

A few months ago, Gender Spectrum launched Gender Spectrum Lounge, a digital space for gender non-conforming and transgender children, their families and the variety of professionals to share their stories and experiences.  It’s a great place to exchange ideas, confide … Continue reading

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They Like Me…They Really, Really Like Me

Thanks to all of you who reached out to me after my last – rather emotional – post.  Every comment and e-mail of support means tons to my husband and me. I wish all of you lived on our street; … Continue reading

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