We limit our own child’s potential based on a world that pre-dates them.
Jen O'Ryan Ph.D.
Non-supportive people leave scars.
How do we create new traditions after loss?
Vulnerability is empowering.
Queer kids are at much higher risk for negative outcomes in non-supportive environments.
For a gender-variant person, the amount of cognitive energy that goes into navigating a world designed around binary gender identities is huge.
How can parents and allies help LGBTQI+ youth walk through the world as their authentic self?
Why are women assigned responsibility for the violence committed against women’s bodies?
What can a parent do to help their child feel safe enough to risk sharing their gender identity?
Stop making assumptions about gender identity and sexual orientation.
LGBTQ youth are typically not struggling with their identities. How can you, as a parent, make it easier for them to express their truth with you?
While our first instinct might be to lunge at the predator, try this instead.
Celebrating a child’s gender before birth creates a narrative about who they will be.
Ever get the feeling that everyone else was handed a script for navigating life?
The start of a new school year is a common time for gender variant kids to transition.
The comedian’s story is not everyone’s story. But there are enough core similarities to resonate deeply.