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Category: Families Blog


Family Holidays: Tips for Trans Individuals

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31st October

Seeing family for the holidays can be stressful, especially for those outside of the gender binary. Here are some tips.



Family Blog – Mother’s Day Q&A with IMPACT Staff

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12th May

With Mother’s Day just around the corner, we wanted to hear from the perspective of a couple of parents here on staff.



Family Blog—Supporting Gender Diverse Kids in School

13th May

Schools can be a challenging space for trans and gender diverse kids. Read on for resources for parents to make it easier.



Family Blog–How Parents Can Help LGBTQ Youth Deal with Bullying

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15th April

Parents play an important role in preventing and responding to bullying



Family Blog—Gender-Inclusive Approaches to Parenting

Posted by Mich in Families Blog, Featured. No Comments

25th January

All children can benefit from gender-inclusive parenting! Learn how and why to start today.



Family Blog—Queering Parenting: How LGBTQ Parents Are Challenging Gender Norms

Posted by Antonia in Families Blog, Featured. No Comments

11th January

Could it be that being LGBTQ really does change the way we parent?



Family Blog–The Role of Parents in Preventing Alcohol and Drug Abuse with LGBTQ Youth

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28th October

Unsure of how to talk to your LGBTQ teen about drugs and alcohol? Suspect your child is abusing drugs? Here’s what you can do.



Research Blog–Unique Considerations of Coming Out as LGBT in Mid-Life or Later

8th October

As LGBT people in mid-life or later navigate coming out for the first time, they face unique concerns about credibility, spouses, and kids.



Family Blog—Growing Up with Gay Parents

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22nd September

Thinking about raising children with your same sex partner? Here’s a personal story saying that it’s perfectly okay!



Research Blog—Treating Suicidality in LGB Youth: The Importance of Family Support

10th September

Can family-focused treatment reduce suicidality in LGB youth? For some teens, yes.






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