Playlist - Childhood Social Transitions

Hiding Social Transition From Parents Is A Bad Idea!

Parental Rights are about recognizing the parent or legal guardian as the premiere authority, teacher, and caretaker of a child. It is acknowledging that many aspects of a child’s upbringing involve decision-making and that parents, by virtue of holding legal guardianship, have a guiding role in this process. Broadly speaking, this is precisely what we respect in our education system. Parents are included...

Read More

Hiding Social Transition from Parents (Part 2)

I’ve covered this before, but with the hot topic of social transition and parental rights it needs to be said again. And again. And again. I’m so sick of seeing loving parents told that they don’t have the privilege of raising their kid, and that they are inherently transphobic if they have reservations rushing into social transition (which for those who aren’t up on the lingo, means changing your name and...

Read More