Posts Tagged "interview"

Trans-Parenting Podcast Episode 6: Interview with NCLR Attorney Asaf Orr

Posted on Jun 16, 2016 in Podcast | 0 comments Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | RSSIn this episode, I sit down with Asaf Orr, Esq., Transgender Youth Project Staff Attorney at the National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) to talk about the most common legal questions parents of trans youth have, including: how to file for name and gender marker changes, medical insurance, dealing with schools when your child transitions, when to file a legal case on your child’s behalf (and when not to), handling bullies, updating wills, abuse allegations, and custody disputes. Plus, we have a...

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GLAAD: All Access with Debi Jackson

Posted on Feb 22, 2015 in Video | 0 comments

While in Portland at the Time to Thrive Conference, I ran across the staff from GLAAD. They have a video series called “GLAAD: All Access” which features interviews with newsmakers, hit-makers, and people making a difference. For some reason, they think I fit that bill! So I sat down with them for a few minutes to talk about when I first noticed my four-year-old wanted to identify as a girl, how my husband and I educated ourselves about the word “transgender,” and offered some advice for other parents of transgender children.

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Interview: Kansas City’s CAMP Magazine

Posted on Feb 1, 2015 in Print | 0 comments

I was honored by being interviewed in Kansas City’s LGBT magazine, Camp, and was absolutely flabbergasted when they said they wanted me to be on the cover as well. The interview is called “The Camp 10” and is ten questions long. Here are the first two: 1. Like many of our readers, I first learned of you from the powerful video recorded of you speaking about your transgender daughter in May 2014 at the Listen to Your Mother live reading show at Kansas City’s Unity Temple on the Plaza (Listen to Your Mother). How have things changed in your life since that video went viral?A better question is almost what hasn’t changed. Before, I had a very small group...

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