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Thursday, June 27, 2013

From The New York Times - Generation LGBTQIA

Not sure what this alphabet soup really means? Don't understand how your child can't figure out if they identify male or female? The New York Times published a great article that works to explain what's going on. 
But what to call this movement? Whereas “gay and lesbian” was once used to lump together various sexual minorities — and more recently “L.G.B.T.” to include bisexual and transgender — the new vanguard wants a broader, more inclusive abbreviation. “Youth today do not define themselves on the spectrum of L.G.B.T.,” said Shane Windmeyer, a founder of Campus Pride, a national student advocacy group based in Charlotte, N.C. - The New York Times
In the article, they refer to WeHappyTrans* and a video by Stephen, who was born Kathlyn, and is the 21-year-old child of Warren Beatty and Annette Bening. His video answers the 7 Questions posed on the WeHappyTrans* website. It's nicely done.

If you read the article, watch the video and find yourself still feeling confused, that's what we are here for. Please call us and come to our support group. It's a great first step in supporting your child.

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