No friends, no support, no love. Just my parent’s disappointment and the cruelty of loneliness. – Leelah Alcorn

Please share with ALL parents. Let’s make 2015 easier for our children.

TransParent

It’s New Year’s Eve. It’s a time for making changes, starting anew. It’s a time for compassion, growth, and understanding. A new year of possibilities are ahead of every single one of us… except for Leelah.

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I say this a lot, I mean A LOT, and it never gets any less true. As a parent, unconditional love and acceptance of our children is paramount to their health, well-being, and ultimate survival. This is not a joke. It’s not smoke up your ass. Put your god-like ego aside and parent the child in front of you. Love them. Appreciate them. Give them a reason to be. If you can’t do this, get HELP for YOU before it’s too late.

Leelah Alcorn was just 17 years old. She took her own life on December 28. She posted her suicide note on her Tumblr account, and followed it up with an apology to a few…

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