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“The thing we’ve inferred is that if a family member is resistant, it’s often their upbringing – where they live, faith, socioeconomic status, culture, race – and all those intersections really do affect one’s ability to understand, and be willing to understand and accept,” McKay said. “We get really surprised by grandparents in their 70s and 80s who can switch names and pronouns, but then it’s a sibling that may be resistant.”

Building those advocates and supporters within a trans individual’s network is that life-saving “We” component to He She Ze and We’s work. – Casey Prentice for the Phil VA


Richmond Times Dispatch: Commentary: Families of transgender children need the resources VDH took down – July 30, 2023

The Washington Post: Va.’s trans student policies bring uncertainty, worry for LGBTQ+ students – July 21, 2023

VPM News: Trans rights, free speech advocates respond to new education policies – July 20, 2023

VPM News: During these turbulent times for LGBTQ+ youth, He She Ze & We provides a safe haven by serving families with trans and nonbinary loved ones of all ages. – March 9, 2023

The Flat Hat – W&M News: John Boswell Initiative sponsors panel discussion on transgender youth. – February 20, 2023

VCU News: CreateAthon@VCU ‘a big help to a small organization,’ nonprofit leaders say. – March 30, 2023

From The Phil VA: He She Ze and We: Educating others and saving lives with pronouns. – October 27, 2021

RVA MAG: He She Ze and We lends an ear and a hand to families with trans children. – Aug 6, 2020 


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