My Son Came Out to Me. Now What?

I am an ally for LGBTQ people.  In the past few years, I have been educating myself on these issues and all forms of oppression, exploring diversity in its many variations and definitions.  And just when I was getting pretty comfortable – don’t do that because it means you’re getting smug – life threw me a curveball. My teenaged son came out to me two weeks ago.  BOOM. Read More My Son Came Out to Me. Now What?

Parenting: The Talk

It is one of the scariest things about being a parent.  It’s one of the scariest things about being a teenager.  It’s been known to turn grown men into quivering piles of embarrassed goo.  It is The Talk.

I hear about parent groups protesting Sex Ed in schools and I wonder what the hell is wrong with them.  Read More Parenting: The Talk