Make Room

Ignore the What, Embrace the Who

My child is again challenging me. This is not a call for pity, rather it is an exhortation to everyone to make room for others.

She tells me that when she grows up, she is going to marry a man, and “do it the right way.”

When I ask her what she means, she explains that since she is a girl, she should marry a boy. That is what she means by the “right way.” Welcome to pride month.

I look at her wonderingly, wanting to know where this message has come from, and pretty sure I already…