Transgender Child: A Parent’s Difficult Choice via Our America with Lisa Ling

How difficult would it be for a Sunday school teacher to accept and embrace his transgender child when that child’s gender identity lies in direct conflict with his or her Dad’s core beliefs and spiritual teachings? “Hailey, a young biological boy born as “Harry,” has expressed from a young age Continue Reading

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 targeted at an audience of 6 to 12 year olds. Continue Reading

‘Three Generations’ Casts Cisgender Actress To Play M2F Trans Character

Three Generations, a new independent film exploring transgender identity within a family setting, will begin filming this week in New York, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The story centers around three generations within one family, a male-born transgender son, his mother, and his grandmother. The characters will be depicted by Continue Reading

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 life. Choosing a sex using traditional choices sends a child’s Continue Reading

The Story Of The Boy In The Pretty Pink Shoes

Once upon a time, in the year 2012, a viral digital photo of a young boy who decided to wear a pair of pink shoes to preschool ignited a fiery online conversation. The boy’s older sister posted the photograph of her 5-year-old brother ready for a car ride to school Continue Reading

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 Department of Health to issue birth certificates to same-sex couples Continue Reading

Facebook’s ‘Parents of Transgender Children’ is a Blessing for Many

Mary Moss, one of the four administrators of the popular Facebook group Parents of Transgender Children, which deals with transgender kids. She credits the group for establishing a positive space for parents and caregivers of transgender children to learn and share. Mary states that she has found it much easier Continue Reading

‘Who We Become’ Documentary Sheds Light On Trans Community

A new documentary is set to examine many of the challenges transgender individuals face after coming to terms with their identity. Produced in partnership with New York’s Bronx Documentary Center, “Who We Become” introduces us to Jace, a transgender man who fled his native Texas town for New York where Continue Reading

New Canadian Cheerios Campaign Sheds Positive Light on Same-Sex Couples & Family

In its latest move to show its support of the LGBT community, General Mills is launching a new Cheerios campaign in Canada beginning with a television ad featuring a male same-sex couple and their adopted daughter. According to Marketing magazine, the campaign dubbed the “Cheerios Effect” will include nearly a Continue Reading

‘Transparent’ Season 1 Official Trailer

Meet the Pfeffermans, an L.A. family with serious boundary issues that have their past and future ripped apart when a dramatic admission causes everyone to spill their ‘tiny little’ secrets. The official Transparent Twitter profile page states, “Transparent is a psychosexual comedy written and directed by Jill Soloway about a Continue Reading

50 Shades of Grey & The Web Teach Teens Kinky Sex. Let’s Teach Them First

By Twanna Hines | TheGuardian.com | On Thursday, July 31st, 2014 ‘Open your eyes: young people need access to the facts about BDSM as much as adults do.’ ‘Exactly when should we tell a 17-year-old girl that she can enjoy consensual erotic asphyxiation – that is, letting someone choke her? Continue Reading

Protecting TG Parents and Kids: A Guide for Parents and Lawyers

The ACLU has made available a joint publication brought about by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and the National Center for Transgender Equality. It is titled, “Protecting the Rights of Transgender Parents and their Children: A Guide for Parents and Lawyers“. The ACLU webpage states, “All too often parents Continue Reading

Young Georgia Man’s Coming Out Goes Horribly Wrong

An online video making its way to viral status this morning depicts the worst kind of coming out experience one can imagine. It begins with a mother’s “I love you,” and ends in a violent attack on the young man by multiple family members as he is trying to correct Continue Reading