Tag Archives: Gay pride

Our Month(s) in Review: June and July 2017

Following are highlights (lowlights not included!) from our months on Instagram. Click here for all of the months’ pictures, thoughts and happenings. If you’re on Instagram, follow me. If you already follow me, thanks! C.J. leaves this message wherever he … Continue reading

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Matt and I Speak Out After James Woods Ruthlessly Attacks Our Son

In recent years, James Woods has traded in tackling prime roles in critically-acclaimed films to gleefully play the part of a smugly menacing public nuisance on social media. He’s been called “President Obama’s biggest, most famous troll on Twitter,” and … Continue reading

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My Gender Creative Son’s First Pride

“That was one of the best days of my life. Thank you so much for taking me,” C.J. said as Matt tucked him into bed for the night. Most kids say that to their parents after a day at an … Continue reading

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Straight People Can Come To My Hotel If….

For spring break my family went on vacation with our friends. We stayed at the Montage Palmetto Bluff. It was beyond spectacular! We were allowed to ride bikes on paths all over the resort. I rode my bike so much. … Continue reading

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When My Brother Came Out

My brother came out when I was in high school and he was in his early twenties. The right way to come out is different for every person. For my brother it was in a mailed letter. I was sitting … Continue reading

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He Just Needs To Find His People, Then He’ll Be Safe

Growing up, I instinctively knew that I had to worry about my brother’s safety because he was slightly effeminate when young, people assumed he was gay as a teen, then he came out shortly after high school. All of those … Continue reading

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Every Voice Can Be Powerful No Matter Its Volume

PFLAG Moms come in all shapes, sizes, colors, personalities, temperaments and advocacy styles. One of my all-time favorite PFLAG Moms, Lisa, has a personality and advocacy style that are quiet, gentle, kind and steady. She’s an elementary school teacher near … Continue reading

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