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You could say something like: “Thank you for telling me” or “You have my complete support.” And don’t forget to listen.
Jacob Tobia, a transgender advocate, says, “Whether it’s your spouse, your child, your grandparent or your sibling, listening and being supportive make all the difference.” Ask questions that aren’t too prying and then seek out resources on your own.
When someone tells you they are transitioning, they’ll usually ask you to begin using their new name and pronoun right away. Adams explains: “If their name is gender neutral, like Chris, there are two options: You can avoid pronouns as much as possible until the situation becomes clear, or you can ask, ‘What pronoun do you prefer?
’ ” If you make a mistake and use the wrong name or pronoun, don’t wait to apologize.
Ask your questions to experts from GLAAD and PFLAG.
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