That’s why I wrote My Son Wears Heels, an open and outspoken memoir where I share what I learned about gender identity, gender expression, and self-acceptance from my only child, Harry. And I divulge what my journey with Harry, from gender-nonconforming toddler to nonbinary adulthood, taught me about myself, too!
I’m hopeful we’ll all learn to think differently about our society’s expectations that boys and girls fit neatly inside a gender box that’s either pink or blue. It’s so important to value, support and love unconditionally our fabulous community of gender diverse people.
So whether you’re in sneakers, loafers or platform heels, please join the kickass journey. And scroll down to check out the latest round of popular blog posts and sign up to see future ones.
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My new role model is an 11-year-old transgender girl.
Wise words for parents from tween Conner: “I’d say that if you have a boy who tells you he’s really a girl, or a daughter who tells you she’s a boy on the inside, or a child who doesn’t feel like either, believe them.” read more →
Don’t be your gender creative kid’s first bully.
It took me years to recognize that each child – each adult – has traits that our society has deemed as either masculine or feminine, but they’re really just the characteristics that make a complete person. read more →
4 lessons for parents of gender-nonconforming kids.
Kids are as unique as their fingerprints, so it follows that not every child will fit inside the boundaries of pink or blue that our historically rigid society has constructed as the norm. read more →