Tag Archives: kids

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...