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625: Dr. Lulu - Embracing your transgender black child
Episode 62529th May 2024 • Life (UN)Closeted: LGBTQ+ Coming Out Stories & Advice for living out and proud! • Rick Clemons - LGBTQ+ Expert
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Embracing your transgender child is hard enough for many parents, but then add to the mix that your child comes from Nigerian descent and is part of the people of color community, and that brings on a whole new set of challenges. Sharing her own journey as a queer parent of a black transgender child, Dr. Lulu - fierce LGBTQ+ advocate - talks truths about how your journey to being a parent of transgender black child is one of our greatest gifts you can have as a parent. In this episode:
  • Discuss the POC challenges of being queer and transgender
  • Learn how a parent can be the best parent to the transgender child
  • Explore and challenge the myths about God and acceptance

About Dr. Lulu

Dr. Lulu is a queer Nigerian-born pediatrician, mom of a transgender daughter, former Lt. Col., Disabled US Air Force Veteran, TEDx Speaker, certified parent/life coach, corporate consultant and recently added “comedian” and “indie actress” to her echelon. She is the recipient of the 2021 San Antonio LGBT Chamber Youth Advocate of the Year Award, 2022 San Antonio Business Journal D.E.I award and was a 2023 finalist for the San Antonio NAWBO 2023 “Rising Star” Award. Dr. Lulu was interviewed by Oprah Winfrey on “The Life You Want” Masterclass on Service, her mission is youth suicide prevention, with a special focus on LGBTQ+ youth, particularly, Black gender-diverse youth and their families. The CEO of Dr. Lulu’s PRIDE Corner, an all-inclusive gender-affirming coaching & Consulting practice, Dr. Lulu speaks about intersectionality and allyship for the LGBTQ+ community and is the chief host of “Moms for Trans Kids Podcast”. Her focus these days is on helping communities affirm Black transgender children one family at a time.

She is the bestselling author of 7 books including "How to Teach Your Children About Racism”. Her next books: “Invited In, How to Become the Parent Your LGBTQ+ Child Needs”, “About Your Black Transgender Child”, and "Allies in White Coats: LGBTQ

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