Turning Transgender Life into a Celebration

Will my trans kid have a normal life? Will anyone want to date them or will they be alone forever? Is the fact that they are transgender going to be the first and only thing people see in them? These are all common and valid questions and concerns! First, just a reminder that people don’tContinue reading “Turning Transgender Life into a Celebration”

Insistent. Persistent. Consistent.

Supporting a Gender Non-Conforming Child by Thinking Outside the Guidelines Insistent.  Persistent.  Consistent.  Community standards generally use these descriptions of behavior as a guideline or indicator that a child is serious about their gender identity. That being said, the absence of insistent, persistent and consistent articulation of one’s gender identity does not necessarily imply thatContinue reading “Insistent. Persistent. Consistent.”

Being Transgender is Not a Phase

Is Being Transgender “Just a Phase”? Let’s change the negative language and therefore, the stigma of being transgender. Is this a phase? Parents commonly ask when their child comes out as transgender.  It is most likely not a phase.  More on this here: https://www.hrc.org/resources/transgender-children-and-youth-understanding-the-basics  For most parents this news usually comes as a shock butContinue reading “Being Transgender is Not a Phase”