5 ways parents can talk to kids about LGBTQ identity
If you’re a parent or caregiver unsure of how to start a conversation with a child about what it means to be lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer, consider Pride Month the perfect excuse to start an ongoing dialogue.
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From rainbow Pride flags and sports jerseys, to dozens of Pride parades, to Pride-related political events, there’s a good chance your child will have questions about the monthlong celebration — and why it’s so important to talk openly about LGBTQ experiences and identity.
“They may bring it home to you as part of their discussion of the day,” says Eliza Byard, executive director of GLSEN, a nonprofit advocacy network focused on creating LGBT-inclusive schools. Read more…More about Social Good, Parenting Family, Pride Month, Lgbtq Rights, and Social Good
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