Guest Blog Post: “My Gender Creative Son’s First Pride,” in Lori Duron’s exact words

We’re never too young to be brave …

Raising My Rainbow

Just a boy and his two best girl friends marching at Pride.

“That was one of the best days of my life. Thank you so much for taking me,” C.J. said as Matt tucked him into bed for the night.

Most kids say that to their parents after a day at an amusement park. Not our kid. He said it after we took him to his first Pride.

On Wednesday, we told C.J. that we were taking him to the local Pride on Saturday. His level of excitement was unprecedented. He’d seen pictures of Pride and, with all the visual rainbow-ness, he’d been asking to go for the last year.

I told him that we needed to make signs. We did need signs, but mostly it was a project to keep him busy for a few summer hours.

C.J’s sign

Matt’s sign

My sign

The night before Pride, C.J. laid…

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4 thoughts on “Guest Blog Post: “My Gender Creative Son’s First Pride,” in Lori Duron’s exact words

  1. Wonderful parenting. These people are raising a happy, healthy child and helping others to see the variance in people. I wish every happiness for C.J. and children all over the world to be who they are as they see themselves. Good for this family.

    National Geographic’s special January 2017 issue is dedicated to Gender Revolution – well done, well researched, even if a bit of it is cliche.

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