In our community, it is totally trendy for kids to say they are bisexual, gay or even more “exotic”. Hi Amy! In the last 3 months, my 12-year-old girl has told me she identifies as bisexual. I’m cool with that. Nothing changes. I’ve always tried to use neutral language around who my kids are attracted […]
She didn’t reject him, she rejected who he was, who he was born to be – a gay man. Guest Blogger and LGBTQ Super-Fan Susan Hope Berland Chimes in for Gay Pride Month Several years ago I came across this article, “Just Because He Breathes: Learning to Truly Love our Gay Son” by Linda Robertson. […]
It’s important to discuss being gay with care and sensitivity, no matter what you believe. Sexual attraction is a part of life (a big one!) and it’s important you talk to your kids about it. I believe kids need to know about sexual attraction and how it’s possible to be attracted to someone who is […]
The best-ever way to explain consent to just about anyone.
Do ask what the child needs or would like your help with. Too often well-intended advocates take action that the child isn’t ready to manage. Remember, it’s all about them. Your role as a supportive adult is to listen and provide help…even if that means simply giving them a hug or finding appropriate resources for them.