Study Finds that Trans Youth are Unlikely to “Detransition”

According to a new study (prepublication peer-reviewed article) just released by the journal Pediatrics (the Official Journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics) (access the article in the blog post), it is unlikely that children who socially transition will have “detransitioned” 5 years after their transitioning.

Brevard Say Gay Rally & March

In this podcast, I cover a rally – a Pride rally, and there is *no* rally as much fun as a pride rally. I start by doing a few interviews with rally attendees as we wait for the rally to begin. Then I cover the various rally speakers – we have local LGBTQ+ activists, a LGBTQ+ student activist – Sebastian Cook, representatives from Equality Florida, PFLAG Melbourne, Space Coast Pride, Spektrum Health, and Families for Safe Schools.

National Transgender Day of Visibility in the News

Yesterday, March 31, 2022, was the National Transgender Day of Visibility. In this podcast, I summarize some of the anti-transgender legislation currently being enacted in our country, as well as legal battles fighting that legislation, and I share some of the comments released by the Biden-Harris Administration on the need to support transgender Americans.

Interview with Bells, a 16-year-old Queer, Asexual, and Gender-Fluid Advocate

In this podcast, I speak with Bells Ross, a 16-year old queer, asexual, and gender-fluid advocate. They talk about their journey, their school climate, and what the future holds.

Interview with Bisexual 9th Grader Nafeeza

In this episode, I speak with Nafeeza, a bisexual 9th grader who participated in two protests of Florida’s Don’t Say Gay bill – one of which she organized. Nafeeza bravely talks about bullying she has experienced, including being told to die, and the lack of response from her administration.

Interview with Students Hailey and Taylor from Winter Springs High School about Florida’s New Don’t Say Gay Bill

In this episode of Creating Safe Schools, I interview high school seniors Hailey and Taylor about organizing their school’s protest of Florida’s new bill, dubbed the “Don’t Say Gay” bill, HB 1557.