And now, on a more personal note... December 08 2015A few weeks ago, my fourth-grader came into the living room and announced,
"Mom. Erik. I'm not a girl. I'm a boy. I'd like everyone to call me Allyn and use male pronouns."
Erik and I paused in our tea work, looked at each other, and just said "Okay, cool."
This is not the first time my son has come out as transgender. In first grade he went by Benjamin for a couple weeks before deciding the...