TESTIMONIALS

  • The author writes from a place of knowledge and compassion. This is a valuable resource for every home where straight parents and their LGBT children reside.

    David McKinnon, Past President at PFLAG of Vero Beach
  • I applaud Wesley for bringing advice and support to parents whose first priority is giving their child the unconditional love that they deserve.

    Glennda Testone, Executive Director, The LGBT Community Center

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A Straight Mother Thanks Edie Windsor


September 15, 2017    Wesley

When our gay son was in his twenties, before President Obama’s evolvement of “sacred” civil marriage unions and President Clinton’s signature on the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA),  he announced at dinner “it’s not fair that my straight sister can get married, and I can’t!” He was right.  I often wondered if he would be…
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When The School Personnel Are The Bullies


September 4, 2017    Wesley

What’s A Parent To Do? Schools must do all it can to help stop and prevent bullying it knows or should have known was happening in their district.  Otherwise, the school can become legally responsible if it has not done anything to prevent or stop this offensive behavior. Last week’s blog concerned a Missouri principal…
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Joey Slivinski & Thomas Swartz “Most likely to Succeed” (in my book anyway)


August 28, 2017    Wesley

In most high schools across America, yearbooks contain quotes under seniors’ pictures.  You’re familiar with the common ones:  “The only way to have a friend is to be one,” or “She walks in beauty as the night.” Imagine the shock when Seniors Joey Slivinski and Thomas Swartz opened their yearbooks to find just their photos,…
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The Bells Are Ringing For You and Your Child


August 19, 2017    Wesley

After what seems like a long summer recess, parents often look forward to their children returning to school.  But not so for their children, if they are LGBT. For them,  school means more than new back-to-school clothes, freshly stocked backpacks, and revisiting friends.  It also may mean being bullied or worse, cyberbullied. Here are tips…
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