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This Woman Wrote A Book To Help Her Child Understand Her Dad's Transition

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 06.21.2016 | Queer Voices

An incredible new children's book is now on the market that helps children understand the idea of transgender identity and transition Author Jessica W...

This Incredible Project Is Explaining LGBT Themes To Preschool Kids

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 06.20.2016 | Queer Voices

A new web series is explaining issues and language surrounding the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community in a way that is accessible...

Gwen Stefani Explains What She'll Do If One Of Her Sons Is Gay

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 03.26.2016 | Queer Voices

Gwen Stefani has always been open when it comes to allowing her sons to express their individuality. In fact, Kingston, 9, and 7-year-old Zuma have be...

Sally Field Offers Beautiful Advice For Parents Of Gay Kids

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 03.16.2016 | Queer Voices

Sally Field has simple, but heartfelt, advice for parents of gay and lesbian children: don't be frightened. The 69-year-old Oscar winner, who is winn...

Westboro's Attack On This Kids Book Was No Match For This Community

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.11.2016 | Queer Voices

A beautiful new children's book brought a community together on Saturday, Feb. 6 after its first public reading became the subject of a protest by the...

This Queer Web Series Perfectly Tackles Kids And LGBT Stigma

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

If you've never seen "Sez Me," then you're in for a treat. This ongoing web series is all about breaking down stigma when it comes to children and the...

Here's A Prom Night Game-Changer For Queer Teens Everywhere

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Thanks to a new competition, one queer high school student will have the opportunity to receive a custom prom outfit that accurately reflects their ge...

Olivia Wilde Reveals Her Beautiful Wish Regarding Her Son's Sexuality

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Olivia Wilde has a simple yet beautiful wish for her son. Wilde spoke about sexual identity and pop culture in a new interview with the Advocate. "[...

This 8-Year-Old Boy's Very Special Dream Just Came True

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

An 8-year-old boy named Ethan realized one of his dreams this week when a MAC cosmetics artist taught him the art of drag makeup. Florida makeup artis...

Adele’s Comment About Her Son’s Sexuality Is Absolutely Perfect

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Adele's Time magazine cover is flawless, and the remarks she gave during the interview are even more powerful. The 27-year-old superstar, who gave bi...

Little Boy Declares That Barbie Is 'So Fierce' In New Commercial

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A commercial for a new, limited edition Barbie doll is shattering stereotypes by featuring a young male fan along with two female pals. In the clip, t...

How To Have The Sex Talk With LGBT Children

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Talking to a child about sex is tricky -- and often stressful -- for parents who want to strike a balance between being open, honest and truthful with...

The Way This Dad Reacted When His Son Chose A Doll For A Gift Is Priceless

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

How would you feel if your son chose this??Posted by Mikki Willis on Friday, August 21, 2015 We just want to high-five this California dad after watch...

Transgender Kids Take Center Stage In Stunning, Empowering Photo Series

The Huffington Post | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

For the past 12 years, Dutch photographer Sarah Wong has documented the lives and experiences of a group of children who have transitioned -- or are i...

This Guy's Mom Doesn't Approve Of His Sexuality. His Response Is Awesome.

The Huffington Post | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Like a lot of queer people, Daniel K. Isaac has a complicated relationship with his mother, Esther. Esther is a devoutly religious Korean-American ...

Here's What It's Like To Be A Transgender Child

The Huffington Post | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

What is it like to be in the earliest stages of life but to feel a disconnect between your body and your sense of self? As transgender visibility c...

Groundbreaking Web Series Teaches Kids Tolerance And Acceptance

The Huffington Post | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

At Huffington Post Gay Voices, we're big fans of children's programming that exposes kids to LGBT identities in casual and fun settings. Now, anoth...

WATCH: Parents Show Incredible Support For Transgender 9-Year-Old Son

The Huffington Post | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

This just made our day. In this heartwarming and important video, Renée Fabish shares the story about her son's journey to live openly and honestl...

The Second Halloween My Boy Wanted to Be a Girl

Julie Tarney | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Julie Tarney

You'd think that by the time my son Harry turned 4 years old in 1994, I would have learned how to handle Halloween. A guilt ghoul swallowed me whole the first time my boy wanted to go trick-or-treating dressed as a girl. But, no, some lessons don't come easy.

How Should LGBT Teens Navigate Sleepovers?

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Kristin Olson and her daughter Lucy joined HuffPost Live this week for a frank discussion on sleepover protocol for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transge...

A Gay Dad Responds To The Family Who Reacted Violently To Their Son's Coming Out

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

By Rob Watson | The Next Family Last week another young person, Daniel Pierce, was thrown out of his home for being gay. I have written about this ...

Parent Notes to LGBT Kids Go Viral | SPEAK UP WITH JIMMY NGUYEN (VIDEO)

Jimmy Nguyen | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jimmy Nguyen

In this "Digitally Speaking" segment, I discuss the social media impact produced by these notes, and how they can help parents everywhere better handle the coming out moment for LGBT kids.

Pat Robertson Suggests Teen Is Having Gay Crushes Because He's Being Raised By A Single Mom

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A lack of "male companions" could be causing a woman's teenage stepson to have crushes on other boys, at least according to Pat Robertson. The U.S...

5 Ways to Make Your Classroom LGBT Inclusive

Anthony Nicodemo | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Anthony Nicodemo

The best example you can set for your students is to be a great leader. Use inclusive language, make the classroom a place for safe dialog by allowing students to have conversations that presents questions, but is without judgment.

How This Mom Reacted When Her 9-Year-Old Son Told Her He Was Gay

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

By Lisa J. Keating | The Next Family It was breakfast time. Morgan: I asked my mom, “Why do parents throw their kids out when they tell them t...