A Parent Is Born
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A Parent Is Born

When a Trans Child Chooses a New Moniker

What’s in a name?

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by Sandy Roffey

What’s in a name?

When I found out I was pregnant, I didn’t want to tell the kids. Not yet. Not until I knew I wouldn’t miscarry again. Or until I knew my elevated hcg levels (the same ones that generally mean you’re pregnant) weren’t just my cancer coming back.

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Because the moment a child is born, a parent is born, too.

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