Tag Archives: children

Indiana Moves to Stop the Stalking of Foster Parents

The following is a letter shared with our staff by a friend and foster parent, who was a victim of stalking by the child’s birth mother: Dear Members of the House Courts and Criminal Code Committee: It was the first...

Mormon Church Bars Same-Sex Couples and Their Children

From The New York Times | Nov 6th, 2015 “Children of same-sex couples will not be able to join the Mormon Church until they turn 18 — and only if they move out of their parents’ homes, disavow all same-sex...

Trans Kid’s Story ‘My Life: I Am Leo’ to Air on U.K.’s CBBC November 17th

For the first time in its history, U.K.’s CBBC will broadcast a feature presentation about a young transgender boy next week. ‘I Am Leo’ will air next Monday as part of the channel’s anti-bullying week promotion. The television program is...

Room For Debate: For Starters, ‘Unsex’ the Birth Certificate

The moment when a new baby officially becomes a legal person from the state’s view is the filing of a birth certificate. The information on the certificate — the child’s name, parents and sex — stays with a person for...

Utah Supreme Court Lifts Hold On Same-Sex Adoptions

Utah’s Supreme Court lifted its stay on same-sex adoptions Thursday, two weeks after the state dropped its legal fight over the issue. In May, the state’s high court placed a hold on several district judges’ rulings that ordered the Utah...

Trailer: ‘This Is a Show For Parents of Gay Kids’ by ULIVE

This Is a Show For Parents of Gay Kids is dedicated exclusively toward helping parents understand their LGBTQ kids. “Dannielle Owens-Reid and Kristin Russo answer the many questions they were receiving from parents whose children had recently come out to...

Funding the ‘Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Bear?’ Project

For over 15 years now, Heidi & Daniel Howarth have been a Exeter, U.K. based husband and wife team, working freelance as illustrator and author, respectively. The couple met while studying Graphic Design, and have worked side-by-side on a great...

Mother of Trans 7-Year-Old Shares Her Child’s Story

Nicki Sullivan says her 7-year-old child, born a male, has always identified internally as a female. After seeking advice and support from GLSEN.org (Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network), last Monday Nicki’s son Eli attended school for the very first...

When Parents are Forced to Choose Between Their LGBT Child and Their Church

Who can a parent turn to for community and spiritual support when their church declares their child is a broken human being, guilty of a sin for just being who they are? I couldn’t believe what my friend was saying...

Video: Living a Transgender Childhood

Josie is 9 years old and was born as Joey. This is her incredible story. Originally published on December 20th, 2012 | By Genderkinderen | From Youtube.com...