Defining Gender Terms
Watch: Lauren Lubin, creator of the movement We Exist, sits down with Kristin Russo, co-founder of My Kid Is Gay, to explain the gender terms "transgender," "cisgender," and "genderqueer."
What are neopronouns, where do they come from, and how can we use them when referring to people?
How can I teach my kids that a person's appearance does not tell you anything about their gender or pronouns?
My kid is non-binary, but what do we do about things that are inherently gendered, like bathrooms and Mr. and Miss?
When your kid comes out as transgender AND gay, approach the topic with an open mind, and leave behind your ideas about what is “right” or “wrong” when it comes to who we are and who we love based on gender.
What it means to deadname, and why you should never do it.
A long list of helpful resources—both here at My Kid Is Gay and beyond—to help teachers everywhere learn about the LGBTQ community and how to create classrooms that are inclusive of LGBTQ identities.
My young trans son wants to start hormones, and I don't know what to do.
What does it mean when someone uses they/them pronouns?
Our next installment of our "Defining" series tackles non-binary gender identities!
More and more people are using the term "cisgender" when talking about gender identities, but what does the word actually mean? Check out this installment of our "Defining" series to find out.