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About the Gender Critical Support Board
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I'm so, so glad I found this forum! My 13 year old son recently told me he is nonbinary and wants my husband and I to stop using masculine pronouns and referring to him as our "son." He asked me to buy him female clothing and a purse. This has come completely out of the blue. Even my son admits to these feelings coming on very suddenly. This all began shortly after he got an iPhone and a few of his female friends came out as nonbinary/trans. He also came out as gay several months ago and said this was also a sudden realization on his part. My son loves theater and several of the actors he admires are trans or gender nonconforming in some way. It seems to be "cool" to be trans. My son has always been a unique/quirky, very bright, possibly autism spectrum. I also know he has ambivalent/negative feelings about puberty and his changing body. I want to be supportive of my kid but going along with this new reality doesn't feel right to me without exploring further what might be going on. I am looking forward to learning and sharing support with other parents here. Awaiting my account to be activated.
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About the Gender Critical Support Board - by admin - 12-Oct-2017, 09:30 PM
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