Parenting Proud: Supporting the Coming Out Process

Written by on May 16, 2024

Guides parents and caregivers in supporting LGBTQ+ teens, especially during their coming out. This session focuses on affirming terminology, understanding the current climate for LGBTQ+ youth, and creating affirming home environments. Includes helpful resources for continued support. (1 Hour)

Learning Objectives:

  1. Learn affirming language to communicate effectively and empathetically with LGBTQ+ teens.
  2. Gain insights into the challenges LGBTQ+ teens face today.
  3. Develop strategies for building supportive and inclusive spaces for LGBTQ+ teens at home.


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