Tag Archives: Chase
Why Didn’t You Tell Me Your Son Was A Boy?!?!
Chase started high school in August. Weeks before that, he joined the football team and began training. Our house quickly became a popular hangout spot for Chase and his new friends/teammates – which is what Matt and I have always … Continue reading
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
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
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
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
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
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