Coming Out at School
Preparing for Coming Out at School: Transgender
Whether the child is Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual or Transgender youth, the process of coming out at school, especially grades K-12, must be well thought out. Some schools have a process, policies or guidelines while others do not. Listen to how Dr. McLaughlin helped one family with their child’s coming out at school.
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PARENT COMING OUT
Parents have stages of coming out that mirror the Coming Out for youth. The stages and feelings for parents are different from the stages for youth.
COMING OUT TO A CHILD
Dr. McLaughlin has some very good suggestions for this delicate process of coming out to a child. For a parent to tell a young child that their older sibling is gay, requires a deliberate and well thought out plan.