Laurin Mayeno, the proud mixed-race mother of a multiracial gay son, launched Out Proud Families in 2014 to pursue her passion – using her voice as a mother to build acceptance and support within families and communities, with a focus on mixed-race families and families of color.
When my trans-daughter was little, and her gender journey was still new to our family, I found myself facing a dilemma. How do I reconcile my feminist values with supporting my child who wanted everything princess and sparkly and fluffy? I was a women’s studies major!
February 22 to February 28 marks the national 2015 NEDAwareness Week (pronounced need-awareness-week). Gender Spectrum is partnering with the National Eating Disorder Association (NEDA) to connect youth and parents to life-saving resources around eating disorders.
The California Department of Education is helping to break the invisibility of transgender students in school-based surveys with the CA Healthy Kids Survey that documents health related behaviors of middle and high school students.