Famous Speech Friday: Debi Jackson on her transgender child

The Eloquent Woman

cities this year. In Kansas City in May, Debi Jackson''s turn at the microphone captured listeners all over the world as she described her 6-year-old transgender daughter''s transition from boy to girl at age four. The day I let her go to school in girl clothes, she was happier than I had seen her in a very long time. The Listen To Your Mother tour (motto: "Giving motherhood a microphone") is an important platform for women speakers, with events in more than 30 U.S.

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