Parents need to do better, says Amelia. Especially when it comes to their children coming out.
When a dad with a young gay daughter reached out to Amelia for advice, she turned to her own expert for help…her young gay son.
People assume a 10-year-old boy in a Zumba class is after one thing. So why are they so shocked when he’s not?
When Amelia’s oldest son was in kindergarten, he learned that not all families are like his…and that there is no “correct” family.
At age 7, Amelia’s oldest son began to identify as gay. At age 7, her middle son said, “I want to be gay.” How do you respond to the unexpected?
Some people think using “gay” as a slur isn’t that big of a deal. This mother of three sons disagrees.
How does one family create three boys who express their masculinity so differently?
The last thing a parent wants to worry about when there is an accident is whether or not their kid being gay will matter to the people taking care of them.
It’s back-to-school time. If you have, or even know, an LGBT kid, tune in.
Just because Amelia’s son is gay, it doesn’t mean he’s gender non-conforming.
Amelia knew her son might be bullied. She never imagined something like this might ever be proposed.
When Amelia’s young gay son faced a bully, she found herself having to adjust to to their new reality.
Amelia isn’t worried about the kisses her kids see. She’s worried about the people who are afraid to kiss in front of them.
“12 jurors swallowed the Twinkie defense and let a murderer off with a slap on the wrist, and 20 second graders saw right through it.” – Amelia
When Amelia’s 7-year-old son told her he was gay, she didn’t bat an eye. She credits the lessons learned from another generation.
Amelia looks forward to the day when she won’t have to worry about how her son will be treated by his school.