Posts Tagged "abuse"

What Is Child Abuse: A trans child’s perspective

Posted on Dec 6, 2014 in Personal Thoughts | 1 comment

AJ (7-years old) asked where I was the other night, and I told her I was at a PFLAG fundraiser. She said “That’s the group you are in to help families understand and be happy if they have a kid like me, right?” I told her yes and for some other kids, too. Then she asked, “What if the family never is ok with it? Do you take the kids away and find them a better home?” I said that no one can do that unless a child is being hurt and abused by being hit or not fed or something. Then she said…”Well, technically, they are being abused because they are being hurt on the inside, in their heart, and that would be even worse.”...

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