My Child Just Came Out To Me as Transgender... Now What?

This workshop will talk with parents about the coming out experience and guide them through processing their grief, finding acceptance of their child, and becoming their child's best advocate.

Intended audience(s)

Parents and Guardians of Transgender Children

About the presenters

Kryss Shane, MS, MSW, LSW, LMSW

Kryss Shane, MS, MSW, LSW, LMSW (she/her) is a leading LGBT expert with 22+ years of experience. She works as a consultant, educator, and corporate trainer, as well as a guest speaker, author, and writer. She has two Master’s degrees, two licenses to practice mental healthcare, and she is currently a Teaching Associate at Columbia University. Kryss is well-versed in the areas of sexual and gender minorities including historical and current research. She has significant experience working with trans youth, trans military servicemembers, and other trans groups. Her website is