Famous Speech Friday: Debi Jackson on her transgender child

The Eloquent Woman

cities this year. Mothers get five minutes or so on stage, and cover every topic under the sun. 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 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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