Author. Advocate. Advisor.
As a member of the Airdrie Pride Executive Board, I lead our Parenting with Pride monthly meeting to empower families with children and youth who identify as LGBTQ. I am proud to focus my time and energy on helping youth flourish in acceptance and belonging as well as helping parents know they are not alone, and what may seem like a crisis can indeed be a gift.
It’s that time of year where we set good intentions, make resolutions, and are inundated by motivational quotes that push us to be our best selves. New Year, New You! Rah Rah! It’s also that time of year when we look back over the past year and measure our success...
One thing I know for sure, from living and working alongside humans for the last 48 years, is that we all just want to belong and know that we matter. All of us. Every creed, race, religion, gender identity, social class, sexual orientation, ability, and age. Knowing...
With International Women’s Day on the horizon, I am forced to have a deeper look at my self-identity as a fierce defender of women’s rights. Before my third child transitioned to a boy, I spoke of empowering women and gender equity until I was blue in the face. I...