What’s in a Name?

How my trans daughter taught me grace

Photo by Naomi Furtado Photography, courtesy Dr. Misty M. Ginicola

So here we are, with two children, whom not that long ago I referred to as our “sons.” When our youngest, Waylon, finally communicated clearly to us what she was experiencing — that she was not in fact a boy but a girl, we were full of fear, but moved forward to support her in the best way we could. I had just come out to everyone in my life, revealing our story, and I…

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