In a day and age when growing up lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) is an increasingly volatile experience, our mothers mean more to us now than ever before. But make no mistake: moms are, and have always been, special.
So, in honor of Mother's Day 2012, HuffPost Gay Voices will be focusing on the unique relationship many moms have with their LGBT kids -- and we'd like to hear from you!
Send us a photo of you with your mother, along with a short (6 lines or less) anecdote about why your relationship is special. And it needn't be your biological mom -- if you have a stepmother or another mother figure who has played a significant role in your life, please tell us about her!
Send your submissions to GayVoices@huffingtonpost.com and have you and your mom (or mother figure) featured on the HuffPost Gay Voices page next week!
DISCLAIMER: By sending us your photo and anecdote, you are giving us permission to consider publishing both on our page.