Modeled after our successful workshops for area healthcare providers (1,000+ area healthcare providers have attended to date), PFLAG Charlotte’s Navigating Your Child’s and Your Family’s Journey is a workshop for parents & caregivers of LGBTQ youth.
A reader asks: “I have a 27-year-old son who is gay and I love him very much. He now wants to have his gender changed. This is something I am having an awful time dealing with. I feel you’d understand this situation somewhat better than me.”
Three hundred educators, administrators, parents and students in North Carolina submitted a letter to State Superintendent Mark Johnson urging him to direct the N.C. Department of Public Instruction to take action that would protect the privacy and safety of transgender students.
The light beneath the door is just a sliver. It’s enticing, though, and you’re eager to see what’s on the other side, finally ready to open that door and come out. In “Yay! You’re Gay! Now What?” by Riyadh Khalaf, you’ll find some advice for doing it.
Our young people are needing us to step up and be present in their lives. Young people who identify as LGBTQ need us. Children of LGBTQ families need us. And, with the beginning of a new school year, these young people need each of us.
It is no secret that the LGBTQ community has faced discrimination throughout history in the United States. … One example, specifically, is the discriminatory effect U.S. immigration laws have on non-traditional families whose children are born outside of the U.S., whether by choice or circumstance.