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Friday Fodder: Winners and More Giveaways!

On Tuesday, I gave you all the chance to win a copy of the Raising My Rainbow audiobook (released on May 27 by Audible). To enter, all you had to do was tell me something you’ve learned from my book/blog. … Continue reading

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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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Friday Fodder: HRC, PFLAG, Stonewall and Twirl Edition

Here are the things that caught my attention this week.  :) The Human Rights Campaign Foundation presents Time To THRIVE,  the inaugural national conference promoting safety, inclusion and well-being for LGBTQ youth…everywhere! Time to THRIVE will take place over Presidents’ Day … Continue reading

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When The Boys’ Room Isn’t Safe For A Boy

My son is six and a half years old.  He’s been potty trained with nary an accident since exactly his third birthday. Last week, in his first grade classroom, he peed his pants.  He sat in his urine until the … Continue reading

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What Jennifer Finney Boylan Said About Me

Lori Duron, a writer of extraordinary generosity, has given us a guide to parenthood both gentle and revolutionary.   Raising My Rainbow is a valuable resource not only for parents of gender-nonconforming children, but for readers everywhere who seek the … 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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Friday Fodder: It’s Okay To Be Different Edition

C.J. loves Todd Parr’s book It’s Okay to Be Different.  C.J. also loves playing on my iPad (which he calls “his iPad,” much to the annoyance of his brother).  So, imagine how much he loves the new It’s Okay to … Continue reading

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Friday Fodder: When adults are overly concerned about which toilet a six-year-old pees into, there’s a problem

When adults are overly concerned about which toilet a six-year-old pees into, there’s a problem. With the adults. Not the child. This week a transgender rights group announced that it has filed a discrimination complaint in Colorado on behalf of … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Housekeeping & Giveaway

Happy Thanksgiving week! Among the many things that I am grateful for are this blog and its readers.  C.J.’s Brother is thankful for his family, his house and his video games. C.J. is thankful for his dolls, his grandma and … Continue reading

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My Son Draws Himself As A Girl

Today my son drew himself as a boy for the first time in his life.  He’s five and a half years old.  For that many years, when he has drawn himself, he has drawn himself as a girl. In the … Continue reading

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