No, I’m Not “Your Mom Now”
How a well-intentioned meme might hurt vulnerable LGBTQ+ youth
Well-meaning moms, we need to talk.
During Pride month, I saw quite a few of you sharing memes that were variations of “Dear LGBTQ youth: If your family isn’t accepting of your identity, I’m your Mom now. Drink your water, get some sleep, I love you.” Even celebrity moms were doing it. Cute, right? So sweet!