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A Mother's Story About Raising Her Transgender Son

When I first started looking for information and support to help me understand my child, I was lucky to find some great resources.  But at the time there were only a scant few voices and websites that were able to provide information and perspective about parenting a transgender child.  (Actually, I am not sure the word “blog” even existed when I began exploring this subject almost 15 years ago.)


Now there are so many great resources available on the Internet and elsewhere.  Sadly, there is also a lot of misinformation, fear, hate, and ignorance.


My book He's Always Been My Son recounts the emotional and uplifting journey of raising our transgender son.  Our family has come a long way since our child first told us he was a boy and not a girl.  My memoir charts our family's experiences of raising a transgender child from birth through to adulthood.  With powerful chapters written by other family members and friends, we share personal stories of the support and discoveries our family encountered, and I also provide a "care package" of advice for families raising transgender children, including a glossary of terms and a list of hand-picked support sources.

He's Always Been My Son reminds us to accept others for who they are, and I promise you it will support, educate and inspire anyone who reads it! 

Stories.  Connections.  Love. 

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