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PSA for Parents Navigating their First Holidays with a Transgender Child

Posted on Nov 27, 2019 in Personal Thoughts | 0 comments

PSA for Parents Navigating their First Holidays with a Transgender Child

A lot of folks start decorating for the holidays around Thanksgiving, so it’s a good time to take stock of what those decorations are now before any kids are involved…especially if this is your *first* year since your child has come out as transgender. Think about any personalized decorations you have that might be very gendered or have the birth name on it…stockings, handmade ornaments from preschool with the name painted on the back, an ornament-of-the-year of a football player before you knew Steven as Stephanie or of a girl in pigtails holding a teddybear before you new Stephanie as Stephen… Ask your child in a separate conversation *before*...

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