Minnesota Reformer: A celebrated Minnesota teacher on raising his nonbinary child

The account of one radically new school year for a Teacher of the Year and for his nonbinary, art-obsessed, brilliant childI think people like that it’s not a how-to book about raising nonbinary kids. I recognize that Ollie doesn’t just sit around being nonbinary all day — that’s not all they do. The book includes stories about all different aspects of their childhood and what it’s meant raising them.

There are a lot of people who sent the book out to family members to start a conversation, which have been some of the more gratifying messages I’ve gotten. If the book does one thing — helping people start talking about this or start seeing a deeper level to this — then I’m really happy.

Full interview at Minnesota Reformer. 

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