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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If Straight Parents Don’t March, Are We Tolerating, But Not Accepting?


June 17, 2018    Wesley

June is considered GAY PRIDE MONTH, but not everywhere.  However, you demonstrate acceptance, it should be at your own comfort level. Many LGBT people themselves do not feel it is necessary to be a crusader for gay rights just as some straight parents don’t want to march during the Gay Parades held in major cities.…
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Coming Out: It’s Not Your Story!


May 28, 2018    Wesley

It’s not a good idea to out your kids.  Let them be the messengers.  Their stories are highly personal and should be revealed in their own time when they are comfortable. Jeff Ingold at Stonewall explains that publicly outing someone “robs that person of the chance to define who they are, in their own terms…
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Teacher Appreciate Week May 7-11


May 8, 2018    Wesley

Teacher Appreciation Week May 7-11 GLSEN.ORG/thankateacher) For LGBT youth, school can be an ordeal.  They can be singled out, bullied, feel unsafe in an environment that’s supposed to be free of fear.  In fact, they may elect to miss school as much as a day per month because they are being harassed. Compared to their…
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Are Your LGBT Kids Mentally Healthy?


April 30, 2018    Wesley

                      What Parents Can Do To Ensure They Are May is Mental Health Awareness Month.  Do you realize that research shows that LGBT individuals are three times more likely to experience a mental health condition?  No wonder as they face health disparities linked to societal stigma,…
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