Happy “Mother’s Day”

Or should I say, Happy Parent’s Day?

For most of transgender people, it is a bittersweet day. A remembrance of un-accepting children. For others it is simply an uneasy adjustment to the new you. And, if you are very fortunate, it is time for you to be remembered as a parent. A role model for children to be themselves…no matter what.

As most of you already know, I list myself as a very fortunate transgender woman. My daughter is very accepting and I have made my piece with my un-accepting Mother.

For the rest of you, I will only say be patient with your loved ones. Hopefully, they will come around eventually.

Every year I hope this post finds more of you in the accepting category. For those of you still in the closet, the problem is trying to figure out ahead of time who will accept you and who won’t. Most of the time, it is impossible to predict.

In the meantime, I hope you all enjoy “Parent’s Day!”

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