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Educational and support information for parents, caregivers, and advocates of transgender youth

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Trans-Parenting Podcast Episode 9: An Interview with Darlene Tando, LCSW

10/26/2016
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In Episode 9 of the Trans-Parenting podcast, I sat down to chat with Darlene Tando, a licensed clinical social worker who recently appeared on the Dr. Phil show. In that episode, a mom and her teen were on to talk about the mom’s struggle accepting her daughter’s transition. Darlene is also the author of “The […]

Duration:00:39:29

Trans-Parenting Podcast Episode 8: Q&A session

9/7/2016
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In this episode, I answer questions I received during a Q&A session on Facebook, with additional questions from private messages and Twitter. Here’s the rundown: 4:40 How old are you? 5:01 How tall are you? 5:38 What do we do in places like North Carolina when we send our kids to school and […]

Duration:00:29:16

Trans-Parenting Podcast Episode 7: How to Create a Trans-Inclusive School

8/3/2016
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What should a school do to become transgender-inclusive? I recently gave the keynote address to the NEA’s GLBT Caucus during their annual dinner telling our not-so-great experience with a school and offering tips on how they could begin creating a safe and affirming space for trans and gender non-conforming students within their schools. You can read […]

Duration:00:18:24

Trans-Parenting Podcast Episode 6: Interview with NCLR Attorney Asaf Orr

6/15/2016
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In this episode, I sit down with Asaf Orr, Esq., Transgender Youth Project Staff Attorney at the National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) to talk about the most common legal questions parents of trans youth have, including: how to file for name and gender marker changes, medical insurance, dealing with schools when your child transitions, when to […]

Duration:01:25:28

Trans-Parenting Podcast Episode 5: Pediatric support confusion

3/19/2016
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There’s an article making the rounds that appears to say pediatricians believe supporting trans youth amounts to child abuse. But who are these pediatricians exactly? They are a group called the American College of Pediatricians. Ok, sounds good. But… They are NOT the American Academy of Pediatrics, which is the organization people seem to think […]

Duration:00:22:02

Trans-Parenting Podcast Epidode 4: Avery Jackson is in the House!

2/21/2016
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Avery Jackson, my 8-year-old daughter, joins me on today’s episode. We talk about what life was like before transitioning and how it’s been since. She has opinions and isn’t shy about sharing them. Hear her thoughts on bathroom bills and being a good parent. She also tells about some of the cool stuff that she’s been up […]

Duration:00:15:15

Trans-Parenting Podcast Episode 3: Statistics of What Life is Like for Transgender Students

2/7/2016
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In Episode 3 of the Trans-Parenting Podcast we go over some frightening statistics about what transgender students deal with in schools, suicide and self-harm, and the difference having a supportive family can make. Show Notes: Most of the statistics in the episode come from the 2011 survey of LGBT students conducted by GLSEN. You can […]

Duration:00:13:43

Trans-Parenting Podcast Episode 2: Telling Our Story

1/30/2016
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I’ve been sick, so I apologize for my voice! In Episode 2 of the Trans-Parenting Podcast, I tell our family’s story of discovering our child, Avery Jackson, is transgender. Avery’s transition was really a transformation. She became the happiest, most loving child imaginable once she started living as a girl. Not all trans people are […]

Duration:00:24:54

Trans-Parenting Podcast Episode 1: Gender Terminology 101

1/26/2016
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Welcome to the very first episode of the new Trans-Parenting Podcast. On the first episode, we cover a lot of the gender definitions that we will be using in future episodes. It’s Trans Terminology 101! The Show Notes are here as a helpful quick-glance guide. I cover much more about each item in the show. […]

Duration:00:18:00