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GAY?

So I no longer have a gay daughter, I have a transgender son. This opens a whole new set of questions. Was he ever gay? What about his relationship with his wife? Is he now going to be rejected by his lesbian community? I am still struggling with answers to these questions. I guess he… Read More GAY?

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FEARS

As I’m doing my research, I read horror stories. Transgender people getting beat up, even killed, because of who they are. I see graphic photos of surgeries. I am terrified. I was always a bit scared when Jaime came out as gay. She was subjecting herself to haters. People who were so ignorant that they… Read More FEARS

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NEW VOCABULARY

OK, breathe in, breathe out. I am the type of person who needs to know everything. I am the web searching queen. Google Transgender. Wow, whole new world. Transgender Man/Woman Transsexual Top Surgery Bottom Surgery Testosterone Gender Identity FTM (female to male) MTF (male to female) The list goes on. I spend the next couple… Read More NEW VOCABULARY

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HISTORY

Jaime was born in 1982. “It’s a girl”   We are thrilled.  We have a boy and a girl.  Millionaire’s family.  About the age of 6 she no longer wants to wear dresses.  That’s ok, she’s a bit of a tomboy.  Never really interested in boys.  Always dressed kind of masculine.  I see all of this… Read More HISTORY

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DISCOVERY

Text comes in. Her: You around on Sunday? Me: Yup. Her: Wanna hang out? Me: Absolutely 🙂 My heart sings. I don’t hear from my daughter all that much. Don’t get me wrong we love each other and are really quite close but reality is we don’t knock down each other’s door so when she… Read More DISCOVERY