Earlier this year, my year-old came home from school and told me that one of her sixth grade friends had come out to her. Then I asked, Do you have any crushes? I laughed. Hashtag middle school, amIrite?
What to Do When Your 11-Year-Old Questions Her Sexuality? Embrace it
Some children of LGBT parents were conceived in heterosexual marriages or relationships. This can occur through adoption, alternative insemination, surrogate or foster parenting. A small number of states currently have laws supportive of LGBT couple adoption.
Is she in trouble? I love you. While Feintuch considers herself an accepting person, she still faced some immediate stress and shock when her child came out to her. A new study conducted by researchers at George Washington University found that most parents of lesbian, gay, and bisexual youth have difficulty adjusting after their kids come out. The study says it is one of the first to systematically examine the experience of parents raising lesbian, gay and bisexual children.