Question: Coming Out to the Gender Police

Guerino asks…

My name is Guerino. I’m genderqueer, and I’m nearly sixteen. I want to come out to my parents, but they’re, erm, not the best parents around. They’ve infantilised every single nickname I’ve ever had, ever since I can remember. They refuse to believe that they/them is a legit non-plural pronoun. And they refer to being transgender as “or whatever.” This hurts, and it makes me feel like I can’t trust them with my identity.

How do I come out to them?

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Posted by on October 30th, 2015 at 08:00 am

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