• Coming Out Is Not A One-Time Thing, And It's Exhausting

    11 days ago - By Scary Mommy

    I recently wrote about why it's important to believe kids when they find the courage to tell you that they are not the assumed default setting of being straight and/or cisgender. Kids often know who they are-just like adults knew at their age-and we need to support them in their journey of self-discovery without telling them they are too young to know their truth. I also made a point that people don't always and most likely never come out the moment they realize they can't live up to society's heteronormative expectations. There is usually an “oh fuck” moment of realization because our...
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