Transgender Day of Visibility

Quite an important issue from my blogger friend Kat – I’m a few days late, but I think it should be more than one day anyway. Everybody just wants to be seen for who they are. Seen and loved. Please read and share if you can.

Today is Transgender Day of Visibility. It is a day to show support for the transgender community. It is a time to help fight transphobia by sharing information.

visibility infographicimage credit- Trans Student Educational Resources

My son, Kris, is transgender. I have never considered myself to be an activist so it came as a shock to me when he told me that I am. If that’s true, it’s because of him. I do it for him.  When I got pregnant and carried my little changeling for 9-1/2 (YES- I said 9-1/2) months, I didn’t place conditions on whether or not I would keep him when he was born. Being a parent challenges you and stretches you to grow in ways you never thought possible. Even in the darkest times it never crossed my mind to walk away. That’s not what parents do. Parents fight to give their kids a chance.

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