When Your Child Is Trans - Paria Hassouri [251]
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What is it like when your child tells you they are trans? This happened to Paria Hassouri when her then son, came out as a girl at 13 years old. Find out what it’s like parenting a transgender teen.

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Takeaways:

  1. Our children need us to trust and support them when they come out as trans.
  2. As a mom, she went through denial, anger, and grief at this huge change.
  3. Girls are often celebrated for being strong, but we also need to celebrate boys for being soft.

Paria Hassouri is a mother of three, pediatrician, writer, and trans rights activist in Los Angeles. Found in Transition: A Mother's Evolution During Her Child's Gender Change is her debut book.

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