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Parenting an LGBTQ Child

I know, it’s hard being a parent. I am a parent of two rainbow children (and one angel baby). The only thing in the world we want for our children is for everything to be okay. For them to thrive, live safely, be healthy, happy, and loved. Well, I’ll let you in on a secret.Continue reading “Parenting an LGBTQ Child”

ACE: One Misunderstood Sexuality

Asexuality Asexual, also known by the term “ACE”, is one of the most misunderstood sexuality terms under the LGBTQIA (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual) umbrella (Catri, 2021). Often accused of choosing to abstain, and subjected to skepticism, those with the ACE identity could use someone in their corner advocating for them. WhileContinue reading “ACE: One Misunderstood Sexuality”

Yes, I talk about sexuality and gender with elementary aged kids.

Talking about the LGBTQ+ spectrum and identity is important to battling stigmas. Peers and family members are a major influence in how adolescents shape their identity, yet children do not feel safe exploring their identities in the environments with their peers and family. The outcome of this is high rates of depression, suicide, and chronic stress. This is why we should talk about sexuality and gender with kids.

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