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Phobic Football

Yay sportsing! Yay football! Yay Super Bowl! Chase likes football. He played flag football for three years and really enjoyed it; but he didn’t enjoy getting teased by his peers for it. Apparently flag football isn’t cool. You know what … Continue reading

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Mom, What If I Date A Transgender Person?

More often than not, my 11-year-old son Chase initiates a serious conversation with me when I am otherwise occupied and unable to make eye contact and use body language to signal that he has my undivided attention. He has employed … Continue reading

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Reflections: Raising My Rainbow Turns 3!

It’s hard to believe that I’ve been blogging for three years now.  Back then, I had a three-almost-four-year-old boy who worried me because he liked everything intended for a she. I started this blog to connect with other families raising … Continue reading

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C.J.’s Brother Comes Out

C.J.’s Brother is 10 and he has come out.  He is straight. Months ago we had a family date night.  The four of us went out for Chinese food and, then, I needed to walk next door to the grocery … Continue reading

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He Knows He’s Gender Nonconforming

C.J. and I were at the park on a sunny summer day when we ran into a girl from his kindergarten class and her mother.  As the kids played, the mom and I got to talking about our respective summer … Continue reading

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Which Straight Parent Gives Sex Talk To Gay Child?

I was in fifth grade.  I boarded the school bus and a sixth grade girl asked me if I was virgin. “No,” I said giving her a dirty look and finding a seat.  That sounded like a terrible thing to … Continue reading

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How Chick-Fil-A Almost Ruined My Family

At one point last week I was pretty sure that Chick-Fil-A had ruined my family. When the Chick-Fil-A anti-gay controversy broke out during the summer, it was a no-brainer for C.J.’s Dad and I to have a conversation with our … Continue reading

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