• Parents Don't Deserve Accolades For Loving Their Trans Child

    1 month ago - By Scary Mommy

    People often tell me how lucky my transgender daughter is to have me; they tell me what a great parent I am for the work I do to create safe spaces for her. While I know and appreciate the sentiment is meant to acknowledge the endless advocacy work I do for her, it also reminds me how “unlucky” many LGBTQIA+ kids are to have parents who are not supportive.
    Forty percent of the homeless youth in this country identify as LGBTQ. Kids are not just running away from home. Parents are kicking their children out or are making life at home unbearable. And according to the New England Journal of...
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