Posts in Mental Health
A Conversation With Dr. Michael LaSala, Ph.D. — Part 1

We recently had the opportunity to talk with Dr. Michael LaSala, an associate professor at the School of Social Work at Rutgers University and a practicing psychotherapist. In this installment, Dr. LaSala talks about parents’ reactions when a child comes out, and goes over some options for how parents can negotiate their feelings during this time.

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On Love, Loss & Parenting Transgender Children

Transgender teen Leelah Alcorn took her own life late in December, leaving behind a note pleading for progress in society. My Kid Is Gay contributor Liam Lowery reflects on his own transition, relationship with his late mother, and the need for resources to help parents understand their transgender children.

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