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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Mothers’ Stories – Impact of the November 5th Exclusion Policy – Part 1

Mothers’ Stories – Impact of the November 5th Exclusion Policy – Part 1

The exclusion policy of November 5th 2015 rocked the world of LGBTQIA Mormons, their friends, families, and their many allies.  At the two-year anniversary, hearts are still tender and Mama Dragons are still roaring for the continued pain this policy has caused their children and communities.  While the exclusion policy has continued to impact our loved ones and our fellow Mama Dragons, each of us has taken our individual path on how to dig our talons deep to support our…

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