Transgender Kids 

A little while ago I watched Louis Theroux’s documentary about transgender kids. I was completely engrossed by the show and the stories of children not knowing, or in fact knowing if they are in the right body or if they are the right gender. Since watching the show I have struggled to decide if it is right for children to be having gender consultations, therapy and in some cases drugs for a gender re-assignment. I will say though that it is the fundamental right of any human being to be who they want to be, and that choice must never… [Read More]

How accepting will you be of your children’s choices

When I was growing up I think my mother expected me to conform to what is considered the “norm”. That being a heterosexual male mean getting married and having children. As it happens that’s how I turned out. So my mother didn’t have to accept any different choices I may have had about my life. If I had decided that I wanted a different path in life because of her generation she would no doubt have struggled to accept it, that is if in fact she accepted it at all. Society has moved on and we accept so many different… [Read More]