Diversity, Inclusion + Activism

Don’t Say What? The True Impact of Anti-LGBTQ+ Laws

Recently, law makers in Florida passed a bill that was signed into law by Governor DeSantis. It is called the “Parental Rights in Education” bill; most commonly known as the “Don’t Say Gay” bill as pegged in the media and by human activist groups. In Texas, Senate Bill 1311 allows parents and doctors who support… Continue reading Don’t Say What? The True Impact of Anti-LGBTQ+ Laws

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Why We Need To Stop Separating Boys and Girls

Two amazing parents I follow on social media have recently shared their child's struggles with finding a place in varying daily childhood activities. Personally, I have been struggling with the same concepts as I prepare for my twins to enter kindergarten this fall. Again and again I see children split into two categories, whether in… Continue reading Why We Need To Stop Separating Boys and Girls

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Michael Goes to Therapy

This past week was Michael's first therapy session.  I was so nervous for like two days before it I couldn't stand it.  I don't even know why!  I guess no one thinks it's quite "normal" to take a 5 year old to therapy and most parents never think they will need to take their young… Continue reading Michael Goes to Therapy

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What color is gender?

I went to bed with my soul hurting last night.  Hurt and confused.  Raising a gender non-conforming child is perhaps one of the hardest things a parent can deal with.  I’ve been through so much in the short 5+ years I’ve been a parent, it never seems to end, this one is up there.  I… Continue reading What color is gender?