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Straight Parent, Gay Kid · 1d ago

It’s National Transgender Awareness Week, Nov. 13-17

Straight Parent, Gay Kid · 1W ago

November is National Adoption Month

I have two adopted children: a son, born in 1983, and a daughter, born in 1988.  Both were closed adoptions of infants through a well-known adoption agency in Manhattan. I have little medica...
Straight Parent, Gay Kid · 4W ago

October is National Bullying Prevention Month

As an integral part of National Bullying Prevention Month, tomorrow is Spirit Day.  Does your child's school have a GSA (Gay-Straight Alliance),  partake in GLSEN (Gay, Lesbian, Straight Edu...
Straight Parent, Gay Kid · 1M ago

Why Do We Have National Coming Out Day?

National Coming Out Day is an annual LGBTQ Awareness Day on October 11.  It actually started on 1987 with the National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights.  Observed in the U.S. a...
Straight Parent, Gay Kid · 1M ago

How To Be An Ally At Home

This week (September 25-29) K-12 students will celebrate Ally Week in schools across the United States.  Sponsored by GLSEN.org, (Gay, Lesbian, Straight Education Network) students will have...
Straight Parent, Gay Kid · 1M ago

Tips for Straight Parents of LGBT Kids during Bisexual Awareness Week

Bisexual Awareness Week was this past week and ends today, September 24, 2017.  Yesterday was National Bisexual Day.  This day and week celebrates bisexuals who make up more than 50% of the ...
Straight Parent, Gay Kid · 2M ago

A Straight Mother Thanks Edie Windsor

When our gay son was in his twenties, before President Obama’s evolvement of “sacred” civil marriage unions and President Clinton’s signature on the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA),  he annou...
Straight Parent, Gay Kid · 2M ago

When The School Personnel Are The Bullies

What’s A Parent To Do?Schools must do all it can to help stop and prevent bullying it knows or should have known was happening in their district.  Otherwise, the school can become legally re...
Straight Parent, Gay Kid · 2M ago

Joey Slivinski & Thomas Swartz “Most likely to Succeed” (in my book anyway)

In most high schools across America, yearbooks contain quotes under seniors’ pictures.  You’re familiar with the common ones:  “The only way to have a friend is to be one,” or “She walks in ...
Straight Parent, Gay Kid · 2M ago

The Bells Are Ringing For You and Your Child

After what seems like a long summer recess, parents often look forward to their children returning to school.  But not so for their children, if they are LGBT. For them,  school means more t...