Tag: glbt

An open letter to Pope Francis on religion, gender, choice and consequence

An open letter to Pope Francis on religion, gender, choice and consequence
Dear Pope Francis, I’m writing on behalf of my son, and perhaps trans and gender non-conforming children everywhere, in expressing my gratitude for your recent remarks about how we shouldn’t force children into gender roles. I know that’s not what you really said, but I’m choosing to give you the benefit of the doubt. Let... Read more »

Pamela Valentine reading "Welcome To My Holland"

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This year, I had the incredible honor of being a part of Listen to Your Mother St. Louis. Last year, in Chicago, I came out as the parent of a trans child. It transformed my life in so many ways. It gave me a voice, it gave me a platform to share my story, but... 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 »
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Roz's Story: (A Mother's) Unconditional Love

Roz's Story: (A Mother's) Unconditional Love
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 Roz Gould Keith, blogger at... Read more »

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 »

Debi's Story: You Know I'm a Girl, Right?

Debi's Story: You Know I'm a Girl, Right?
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  Debi Jackson, 2014 LTYM Kansas... Read more »
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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 »

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 »
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Ron and Vanessa's Story: Silence Doesn't Equal Safety

Ron and Vanessa's Story: Silence Doesn't Equal Safety
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 Ron and Vanessa, parents to... Read more »