fire ecology

a personal blog for Jamey Hampton

Tag - my kid is gay

June 6, 2018

Defining: Transitioning

DEFINE IT: Many transgender people experience some form of gender dysphoria. Feeling ill at ease with one’s body and how others perceive it often leads to some sort of desire...

January 16, 2018

7 Ways To Support Someone Who’s Changing Their Name & Pronouns

So, recently you’ve found out some big news about somebody you care about. Maybe they came out to you as transgender and/or non-binary, maybe they’ve told you that they’re changing their name and/or...

September 12, 2017

Defining: Gender Dysphoria

DEFINE IT: The word “dysphoria” is defined as “a sense of being ill at ease or a feeling of dissatisfaction or anxiety.” That’s a pretty good characterization of what gender...

May 12, 2017

Out With The Old, In With The New: My Relationship With My Birth Name

I don’t hear my birth name very often anymore. Shedding the burden of carrying my birth name with me seemed unattainable when I was just beginning the journey of changing...

February 17, 2017

A Guide to Safe Binding – For You or Your Kid!

“My 13-year-old daughter(?) has recently come out to me as genderqueer, more specifically, as a demigirl. She’s told me that she’s still okay with being referred to with she/her and...