Tag Archives: gender

Claudia Eicker-Harris and My Family!™


I am totally over the moon for My Family!™ a company founded in 2010 by Monica and Cheril Bey-Clarke to address the needs of children in the LGBT community. In an effort to spread the word about their books, I asked Cheril … Continue reading

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How to Be a Trans Ally; For The Love of Ashlie


There was a time when I was a quiet, almost timid ally of the transgender people who passed through my life. When my daughter Ashlie revealed her true gender in 2008, the level of my engagement in trans-issues changed forever. … Continue reading

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Bridging the Gap


I spent the day writing, knocked out the better part of a rough-drafted chapter. It is an exhausting process and one that begs for frequent distraction. One of those distractions in mid-afternoon was a sudden overwhelming desire to find a … Continue reading

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upon finding a book she stole in the 4th grade


  I say "How could I have known?" She says "How could you not know?" I say "To be fair, you worked hard to mislead us."                                 … Continue reading

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Our child died from an overdose of OxyContin. NOT from an overdose of pink. In the last two and a half years, there has been a wide variety of theories, rumors and explanations for our sixteen year-old daughter's death being … Continue reading

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