Author Archives: Gina

About Gina

I am a mom of two wonderful kids, a wife and a business owner from Orange County, California. For those of you not familiar with our sleepy little town, it is the land of "Keeping up with the Jones"! They say if you can make it in New York you can make it anywhere but I have to tell you, if you can make it here in the land of excess, entitlement, spray tans and soccer moms (not to mention the Real Housewives) without losing yourself or your mind, you can truly make it anywhere! So, I am just a mom, trying to make my way in this crazy and wonderful world and doing a pretty good job if I do say so myself!

Transgender Q&A

When it comes to the subject of transgender and the LGBT community, I think that there are three different types of people.  The first (and the fastest growing) group of people are the fervent supporters….YAAAAA!  These are our “peeps” and … Continue reading

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Leelah, Rest in Peace Sweet Girl

Today, I heard about the suicide of transgender teen Leelah Alcorn.  I am filled with sadness at this horrible tragedy but in the sadness, I have also found the inspiration and bravery I needed to speak out. I started this blog about six … Continue reading

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Blissful Moments of Validation

Parenting is not for the faint of heart!  As a parent it is our responsibility to prepare our children to become fully functioning and happy adults who will take to heart the lessons that we have tried so hard to … Continue reading

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My “Coming Out”

Hey there, my name is Gina and I am the mom of an amazing 9 year old transgender daughter, Ashlyn and an 18 year old (straight and also totally amazing) son Tyler. Ashlyn transitioned about 6 months ago and while there … Continue reading

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