LGBT COMPLEXities: My Children Don’t Know I’m A Lesbian December 7, 2014
Today I bring you the first in a new category for the Stained Glass Rainbows Blog… LGBT COMPLEXities.
These articles will speak to the complex nature of some of the overlooked issues that lesbians and gays may face. Now that gay marriage is accepted in many states, here is one of the issues that may be popping up more frequently in the days ahead.
In this first article from the Huffington Post, Georgia Kolias wrestles with telling her little children that she is a lesbian.
My 8-year-old son, who’s always been rather contemplative, stopped for a moment to think. “What do you mean? You dated girls before you met Dad?”
And that’s where one of the COMPLEXities pops up. “Dad” in their family is Georgia’s lesbian partner who has transformed into a man. Unfortunately, this article doesn’t address the potentially more complex issue of her transgender partner’s explanation of the journey from woman to man to their children. Hopefully Georgia will address that in a future article.
Anyhow, it’s an interesting read and here it is…
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