Parents mean well, but is the way you’re trying to help your child actually hurting them?
Kat Blaque understands – but as a young trans girl whose gender was policed just like so many other children, she had to struggle with a lot of self-hate.
Check out this illustrated story from her childhood. She shares an important lesson every parent could learn from about letting your child be who they are, and giving them vital support in the process.
The Editors at Everyday Feminism
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To learn more about this topic, check out:
- 5 Alternatives to Forcing Gender Normativity on Children
- 11 Myths, Misconceptions, and Lies About Gender Non-conforming Children
Kat Blaque is a Contributing Vlogger for Everyday Feminism. She’s also a children’s illustrator and thrift store shopper. Check out Kat’s website and YouTube channel, and follow Kat on Twitter @. Watch her videos here!
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