Stepping Into the Future: Guest post by John Oeffinger
April 5, 2018 at 5:07 pm
Texas is home to an estimated 140,000 transgender Texans including an estimated 13,800 youth. Transgender people reside across our state—in urban, rural, and suburban areas, not just in one or two large cities. And experts tell us that many of them experience significant barriers to medical care.
People wonder why I would raise a transgender child in Texas, but I couldn’t do it anywhere else
March 30, 2018 at 2:30 pm
My daughter, Libby, loves her birthday. Starting the day after her birthday, she begins the countdown to her next birthday, drawing up lists of all potential plans for celebrating. This girl loves to celebrate with her friends, and this year we kicked it off with a tea party at the American Girl store with Libby's sister and her very best friends from preschool. And none of them cared in the least that the birthday girl is transgender.
Together for Equality
December 21, 2017 at 9:13 am
This is the time of year when many people are reflecting on the relationships around them. I see the hundreds of beautiful transgender adults and children I have met, and their families, and I see love, and acceptance, and finally, the beginning of a society in which people are allowed to be who they were born to be, despite often being attacked and victimized.