• Insistent. Persistent. Consistent.

    January 24, 2021 by

    Thinking beyond the guidelines when navigating the transgender journey Insistent.  Persistent.  Consistent.  Community standards generally use these descriptions of behavior as a guideline or indicator that a child is serious about their gender identity. That being said, the absence of insistent, persistent and consistent articulation of one’s gender identity does not necessarily imply that a… Read more

  • Things I Wish I’d Known Before Transitioning

    August 16, 2020 by

    “How can you know what you’re capable of if you don’t embrace the unkown?” ― Esmeralda Santiago Changes may come much slower (or faster!)  than what you see on YouTube.  People who are posting on YouTube likely have quick changes from testosterone.  Some people take a few months to pass full time as male, others take… Read more

  • Positive Perspective for Parents of Transgender Children

    July 11, 2020 by

    Can transgender children grow up to live happy lives? “I don’t want my child to be transgender because I don’t want them to have a difficult life.”  This is one of the most frequent things I hear parents say once they realize their child is transgender.  Parents grieve “the good life” for their child, assuming… Read more

  • Brightest Bird of the Flock

    February 12, 2020 by

    “In nature, a flock will attack any bird that is more colorful than the others because being different is seen as a threat,” – Wrabel The greatest gift a mother could have – a daughter, and I’m stealing that gift away.  I feel her heart breaking- everyone’s heart breaking as I am transforming, evolving, reinventing… Read more

  • Gender-Affirming Support is Life Saving

    June 16, 2022 by

    Avoid Regret and Support Transgender Children Do you ever worry about regret? My Nana is almost 101 years old.  She has been in home hospice for almost two years and most of the time, she no longer recognizes her own children.  Her eyes look without seeing; her mouth moves without speaking; and her mind seems… Read more

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