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6-Year-Old's Response To Parent Transitioning Is Absolutely Perfect
This is what love looks like.
The Troubling Erasure of Trans Parents Who Breastfeed
Media funded and run by women.
Brochures, websites and PSAs promote the picture of a woman lovingly looking at her child as the baby suckles at her breast. The language accompanying this imagery is inevitably gendered, specific to cisgender women who are nursing a baby that they themselves gave birth to.
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Trans, Masculine-Of-Center And Gender-Nonconforming People Are Mothers Too (PHOTOS)
Kortney Ryan Ziegler, Ph.D.
With Mothers Day 2013 approaching, the California-based nonprofit Forward Together has created a series of ecards that reflect the diversity of motherhood and parenting, a gesture that traditional Mother's Day cards have woefully ignored. Check out a slideshow of the beautiful cards.
Making Room For More Impossible Decisions: Reflections On Being A Trans Parent
Attorney; founding board member, Lorena Borjas Community Fund
With little sleep and lots of self-doubt, I have been trying to collect my thoughts on parenting and the many changes this little person has brought to my life in the five months since we met. In so many ways, being a parent reminds me of being trans.
Animator and filmmaker
He cared for me and my sister every day while my mom was at work. He encouraged us to be assertive and fearless tree climbers and communicators. And he taught us to be open-minded and accepting of others, because Dad was also transgender.
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