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March 06, 2018
How Being an Ally To My Son Changed Me and the Road Ahead
I'm a better man than I was 4 years ago. I've my son to thank...
February 14, 2018
TransParenting 101 Lesson 12: Single Parent Dating!
I've had some awkward misadventures in dating as a single parent with a transgender teen. I...
February 02, 2018
One That Got Away: Runaway Teens Experiencing Homelessness
The largest demographic of teenagers in America experiencing homelessness are LGBTQIA youth. Most of these...
January 31, 2018
Living on a Prayer With Memories and Getting a Parental Do-Over
I'm used to thinking about my son as my son. When I think of memories...
January 29, 2018
TransParenting 101 Lesson X(xx): Let’s Talk About Sex and Dating!
Having been an evangelical in my teen years really made my sex life as an...
January 24, 2018
TransParenting 101 Lesson 9: Another Person’s Problem Isn’t Your Kid’s
I remember hearing a story that horrified me. A transgender teenager I know was going...
January 22, 2018
Suicide, Dolores O’Riordan, Messages, and Thanks to Readers
Last week, I posted a column about the speculation of suicide or accidental overdose in...
January 12, 2018
What Can Help That Tortured Teen Online: Nothing and Everything
Within a half an hour of posting my column about Lori Beynon, the first transgender...
January 11, 2018
Transgender Teenager Terrorized by Trolls Titillating Themselves
I was about to publish my next TransParenting 101 lesson and I came across the...
January 04, 2018
Cards Against Humanity Saves The Holidays: A TransParent Adventure
Cards Against Humanity saved the holidays for me and my family. I sent them a...
December 22, 2017
Transparenting 101 Homework Assignments Recaps and Gratitude
Transparenting 101 is something close to my heart. Right now, I need to hear the...
December 20, 2017
TransParenting 101 Lesson 5: Holiday Gifts For Your Greatest Gift
It is almost Christmas. In a previous blog I celebrated the the gift that my...
December 18, 2017
TransParenting 101 Lesson 4: Dealing With “Friends” and Parents
The friends we make are one of the biggest indicators to our children as...
December 01, 2017
The Discussions We Don’t Have: The Seemingly Normal Day
One morning my son was over at my place. I made some waffles. This was the...
November 17, 2017
The Day I Scared My Son Joining a Protest Outside Trump Tower
About this time last year we learned we had a new president of these once...
November 13, 2017
The Difference A Supportive Parent Makes: Life and Death
When my son first came out one of my greatest fears drove one of my...
October 23, 2017
Parental Fog and the Unmet Needs of Some Transgender Kids
There are some things that my son gets that I take for granted. Every...
October 20, 2017
A Parent’s Joy as I Celebrate My Son and Transgender Lives
I spend a lot of time here discussing some of the harder stories we have...
October 13, 2017
Wrapping Up Religion Series With a Cis Gender Taxi Driver
I honestly tried to reach out an Olive Branch to my religious neighbors. Every time...
September 29, 2017
Guest Blog That Moved Me: “Dear Little Boy Inside” by Dean Hunter
Hi Everyone. I wanted to introduce Dean Hunter to you. Including my son, Dean will...
September 28, 2017
Apologies for the Silence and a Plea for Help: Support Giselle Marie!
Hi all. I have stopped writing and stopped responding in the middle of a series....
September 15, 2017
A Humble Request For Help to do Something That Matters
I need your help. So, people here know that I have been a pastor....
September 14, 2017
The Problem With Church When You’re a Pastor & Your Kid is LGBTQIA
Up until 2012 I was a minister and into 2013 still identified as a christian....
September 06, 2017
New Lotus Rising: Introducing Alayna Koman: A New Voice That Matters
Introduction Recently, podcaster and friend, Trav Mamone, mentioned their desire that more queer-affirming people pass the...
September 05, 2017
Revolution, Depeche Mode, and a World Gone Horribly Wrong
My fiancee' and I have a lot in common, but our tastes in music differ....
September 04, 2017
Turning Points, Allies Looking Beyond Assumptions and Vitriol
Something happened yesterday. I did not think this would happen in the time I have...
September 02, 2017
My Frustrations and Reasons I Stand on the Right Side of Wrong
The other day I expressed frustration on social media regarding a high profile writer in the...
July 27, 2017
Trump Changes Transgender Military Policy by Tweet & Angry Cis Allies
Everyone reading this likely already knows that with a series of tweets, President Trump barred...
July 04, 2017
Independence Day From Pain and My Wonderful Life
Last night I saw the movie "Beatriz at Dinner" with my fiancee'. I did not...
June 28, 2017
Pride Parades, Private Enterprise, And Nowhere For Hate To Shop
Last Sunday I had a wonderful time with my family at the Pride parade. I'd never...
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