Tag Archives: Chase

Things Not To Yell At A Football Game

C.J. and I have been going to a lot of football games lately. Us! At football games! I know, right?! We go to support our favorite player, Chase, who is now a football-playing high schooler*. There we sit in the … Continue reading

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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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How To Annoy Your Brother During A Sleepover

  When you’re in middle school, there’s nothing better than a good sleepover – and there’s nothing worse than your pesky, gender nonconforming little brother annoying you during a sleepover. Chase tries to plan a “Movie Night Sleepover” once every … Continue reading

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C.J. Is Banana Man

I’m lucky to have two kids who love each other, mostly get along, play well together and sometimes hold hands when no one is looking. Lately, their favorite way to pass time is to jump on our trampoline together. Even … 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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My 10 Year Old Downloaded Grindr

“This app is taking forever to load,” my 10-year-old son Chase said as I was driving. It was just the two of us in the car and he was fiddling with his iPhone*. “What app is it?” I asked. He … Continue reading

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Monday Fodder: Atlanta, Chase and Football

  Atlanta…I’m coming for you.  This Wednesday through Sunday, I’ll be in town for Salon LGBTQ, the first national LGBTQ social media conference.   Friday, Oct. 18, at 2:15 p.m.: I’ll be part of a panel titled “Raising (and Writing About) the Next Generation of LGBTQ … Continue reading

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