Author Archives: Emily Starbuck Crone

#beHuman: A Mother’s Campaign to Bring Together Parents of Transgender Kids

#beHuman: A Mother’s Campaign to Bring Together Parents of Transgender Kids

  “Mom, let’s go for a drive.” Those were the words that forever changed Belinda Treviño Cantu’s life three years ago. On this car ride, her teenage daughter revealed that after years of mixed feelings and internet research, she was transgender. She wasn’t just a tomboy — she was supposed to be a boy. Cantu

The Trans Teacher: Brandon Beck Educates Texas

When his kindergarten teacher asked the students to line up by gender, Brandon L. Beck was confused. Did he belong in the line for boys or girls? He was assigned female at birth, but preferred acting like the boys, despite the ridicule. It was the late 1970s, and very little was known about being transgender.

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