Tag: trans

People who support Target deserve to be recognized. So that's what I'm going to do.

People who support Target deserve to be recognized. So that's what I'm going to do.
The Internet is full of hatred these days. With Target’s announcement to allow shoppers to use the bathroom they’re most comfortable in, it seems they’ve hit a little too close to home for many cisgender identified Americans. At last count, I’ve seen almost 40 pages and groups called Boycott Target, and they’ve begun a petition,... Read more »

The NFL would let my trans son play in the Super Bowl...but my husband won't

The NFL would let my trans son play in the Super Bowl...but my husband won't
I’m not a football fan, not by any means. At the risk of being forced into a real football conversation, I won’t go into my reasons, because football fans won’t agree and I simply don’t care enough. My husband, on the other hand, is a diehard fan. He watches his team (Da Bears) every Sunday.... Read more »

Packing up the past and moving forward with my son's new name

Packing up the past and moving forward with my son's new name
When Jake first transitioned, we didn’t agree on a name. There’s quite a debate among parents of trans kids, whether a child should be allowed to choose their own name, or whether parents have the final word. People don’t choose their names at birth, so the argument goes, and parents should at least have a... Read more »
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Hannah's Story: Being Part of Trans History is Being Part of ONE Trans History

Hannah's Story: Being Part of Trans History is Being Part of ONE Trans History
October was LGBT History Month. To honor transgender people and their unique histories, I featured transgender people and parents of transgender children all month long. Through sharing their stories, I hoped to raise awareness of this amazing population of people who still struggle for basic human rights. To finish off the series, I have one... Read more »

Jennifer's Story: Maybe It's Me

Jennifer's Story: Maybe It's Me
October is LGBT History Month. To honor transgender people and their unique histories, I will be featuring transgender people and parents of transgender children all month long. Through sharing their stories, I hope to raise awareness of this amazing population of people who still struggle for basic human rights. By Jennifer C, proud mom of... Read more »

Greta's Story: How to Bootstrap a Suicide Hotline in 10,000 Impossible Steps

Greta's Story: How to Bootstrap a Suicide Hotline in 10,000 Impossible Steps
October is LGBT History Month. To honor transgender people and their unique histories, I will be featuring transgender people and parents of transgender children all month long. Through sharing their stories, I hope to raise awareness of this amazing population of people who still struggle for basic human rights. By Greta Gustava Martela, founder of... Read more »
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Gail's Story: In the Presence of Change

Gail's Story: In the Presence of Change
October is LGBT History Month. To honor transgender people and their unique histories, I will be featuring transgender people and parents of transgender children all month long. Through sharing their stories, I hope to raise awareness of this amazing population of people who still struggle for basic human rights. By Gail Boone, creator/author of Transgender... Read more »

Tina's Story: My Fifty-Year Journey from Shadow to Sun

Tina's Story: My Fifty-Year Journey from Shadow to Sun
October is LGBT History Month. To honor transgender people and their unique histories, I will be featuring transgender people and parents of transgender children all month long. Through sharing their stories, I hope to raise awareness of this amazing population of people who still struggle for basic human rights. By Tina Madison White, author, mother,... Read more »

Mark's Story: Dad, Your Trans Kid Needs a Leader

Mark's Story: Dad, Your Trans Kid Needs a Leader
October is LGBT History Month. To honor transgender people and their unique histories, I will be featuring transgender people and parents of transgender children all month long. Through sharing their stories, I hope to raise awareness of this amazing population of people who still struggle for basic human rights. By Mark Christianson, proud father of... Read more »
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Candice's Story: A Dream Rewritten

Candice's Story: A Dream Rewritten
October is LGBT History Month. To honor transgender people and their unique histories, I will be featuring transgender people and parents of transgender children all month long. Through sharing their stories, I hope to raise awareness of this amazing population of people who still struggle for basic human rights. By Candice Chaplin, mother of a... Read more »