Recorded Workshop

Coming Out Together: Parenting Your Magical LGBTQIA+ Kid, Session 2

May 15, 2023 12:00 pm EDT/EST

This workshop was hosted live on the date noted above, you can view the recording and download the handouts below.

About This Workshop

Session 2 How Can I Stay Connected to my LGBTQIA+ Child through Open and Loving Communication? (And Why My Child’s Life May Depend on That) You will have a chance to continue exploration on these important issues as we focus on parenting strategies for connection with and understanding of your LGBTQIA+ child. You'll learn about the ways that you can protect your child's mental health and wellbeing through your parenting approaches.

After this workshop, you will be able to:

  • Recognize the importance of keeping lines of communication open with your LGBTIA+ child
  • Apply communication strategies for positive listening and talking with your child in ways that increase positive engagement
  • Apply effective strategies for managing conflict

Meet your Instructors

Acey Neel

sexual and gender identity formation,


Colleen K. Vesely

Child and Family Development, Gender Identity, Diversity,



  • identity
  • LGBTQ+

Age Category

  • All, a Parenting Essential
  • School Age
  • Teens & Young Adults
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