and Safe Homes meetings are places where parents can wade through "what can be similar to grieving" together, and teens can be with peers experiencing the same identity issues.
Investigate whether a branch of P-FLAG
, Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays, is in your community.
"Something led me there that day -- a mother's intuition," she said, recalling the Chippendale T-shirt and fliers for P-FLAG
she found while cleaning her 17-year-old son's room.