Boys Who Wear Makeup

Boys Who Wear Makeup

By Wendy Vonsosen In the past year I’ve found that there’s power in vulnerability as well as getting out of my comfort zone (even though my comfort zone is cozy and warm and makes me really happy).  This post has been rattling around in my brain for the last week and I feel like it wants to come out and I need to share it.  Often we fear what we don’t understand.  I hope the vulnerability and discomfort of this post brings…

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A New Year with Mama Dragons

A New Year with Mama Dragons

2018 will be a good year for the Mama Dragons. Our numbers continue to grow as more and more moms of LGBTQIA kids are looking for support. We have many goals, and our ultimate goal is to be as visible as possible so that those who need us can find us. As of the date of this writing, we have almost 1600 members. Each year as terms expires, we lose and replace a few members of our Board of Directors….

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I Am Enough

I Am Enough

Talking about suicide and suicidal ideation is vital for our kids and our communities. Doing so comes with a list of do’s and don’ts for important reasons. Many of us have fears of saying the wrong thing or creating suicide contagion (unintentionally increasing more suicide attempts). As parents and fellow Mama Dragons, we can help remove the shame felt by us and our LGBTQIA children by normalizing and demystify this topic through educated conversation. The first step is to become educated about…

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