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Trans Positive Short Film PACEMAKER | Trans Awareness | Chrysalis Mama

Trans Positive Short Film PACEMAKER | Trans Awareness | Chrysalis Mama

Experience 'PACEMAKER,' a trans-positive short film by Chrysalis Mama. A cinematic journey fostering trans awareness and empowerment. Dive into a story of resilience. ...more

LGBTQ+ Experience

November 22, 20232 min read

Identity Understanding Coming Out Embracing LGBTQIA+ | Chrysalis Mama

Identity Understanding Coming Out Embracing LGBTQIA+ | Chrysalis Mama

Explore the personal and transformative process of coming out as LGBTQIA+, a journey of self-discovery, acceptance, and expression. Contact us for more informatiion ...more

LGBTQ+ Experience

July 24, 20234 min read

Target and Rainbow Capitalism's Impact on LGBTQ+ | Chrysalis Mama

Target and Rainbow Capitalism's Impact on LGBTQ+ | Chrysalis Mama

Dive into the complexities of Target and Rainbow Capitalism and its implications for the LGBTQ+ community. Gain insights and perspectives on Chrysalis Mama's blog. ...more

LGBTQ+ Experience

June 05, 20233 min read

Insights on LGBTQ+ Ally | Jeannie Gainsburg | Chrysalis Mama

Insights on LGBTQ+ Ally | Jeannie Gainsburg | Chrysalis Mama

Explore valuable perspectives and practical tips for becoming a skilled LGBTQ+ ally with Jeannie Gainsburg. Dive into inclusive discussions on insightful blog. ...more

LGBTQ+ Experience

May 29, 20232 min read

Managing Non-affirming Folks Strategies | Chrysalis Mama

Managing Non-affirming Folks Strategies | Chrysalis Mama

Learn how to handle non-affirming individuals gracefully. Discover communication tactics and strategies for productive discussions. Improve understanding. ...more

LGBTQ+ Experience

December 19, 202210 min read

Empowering LGBTQ+ Youth Preventing Bullying Guide | Chrysalis Mama

Empowering LGBTQ+ Youth Preventing Bullying Guide | Chrysalis Mama

Learn effective strategies to protect LGBTQ+ youth from bullying. Empower the next generation with insights, and support on Chrysalis Mama's informative blog. ...more

LGBTQ+ Experience

December 19, 20227 min read

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WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING ABOUT HEATHER

Heather was a passionate and informed speaker on the topic of LGBTQ2S parenting. Heather shares her personal and professional experience through family storytelling and is able to connect to the audience in this candid way. Heather provided thoughtful and supportive feedback to parents’ questions and employees shared positive feedback after her informative session.

~Kallie Jackson, CN PRIDE ERG Co-Chair

Canadian National Railways

I am very happy to know that Heather is available to serve as a resource for parents of LGBTQ+ kids, and really to any parents at all. Everyone talks about being "inclusive", but Heather lives it. Heather is able to accept whatever comes her way and use the power of unconditional love and kindness to turn challenges into gifts. We can all learn a lot from Heather.

~Adam Simon, Executive Director

Odyssey Teen Camp

Heather was the calming voice in a world that was otherwise in upheaval. Heather was there to pick me up (although she didn't know it) and she was the best friend in my head helping me process and get through some difficult stuff. I loved that she gave ME permission to process and mourn my story now that it was being rewritten...Heather gave me the time I needed to get to the next step. Heather didn't judge me. I would download a podcast every morning and listen to ther during my walk. Her voice fixed it for me. Her voice soothed my heartache. Her voice helped me get to the next step of processing and her voice helped me move on. Heather helped me have difficult conversations that were based in kindness. She helped me to breathe. And I love her for that.

~Anonymous and thankful

I was searching for resources to be the best supportive mom I could be to my pre-teen (now teen) and found this amazing podcast! It was just what I needed! I knew I needed some guidance from a parent who had experience through a similar journey and Heather was there with perfect content and even talked with me personally through email. The community Heather has built through this podcast and Facebook page has given me the confidence to not be fearful through this journey but rather to embrace it and encourage my teen to be their authentic self!

~ Lauren Bo21

Heather is real, relatable, thoughtful, educated, and inclusive of every teen parent scenario in her talks. I love being able to hear first hand from someone who has gone through the “Valley of Darkness” and come out the other side a better person, informed, and able to help others right where they are.

~ MrsWeiselNMS

Your centered, calming voice and demeanor help me to feel more peaceful. I experience you as therapeutic & your journey gives me more hope that we can love [our son] well. Thank you for giving your life away to me through sharing your story and the guests you interview.

~ Anonymous

I love your raw, real vulnerability. I am brand new on this journey and stumbled accidentally across your podcast on a road trip. I listened for 8 hours of driving and didn’t want to get to my destination because I wanted more. Using your own journey to help and support other parents is so brave and I am grateful to you and your family. Connor is so fortunate to have you ❤️

~ Anonymous

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