Earlier this year 'Eight Forty-Eight" devoted an entire show to exploring life for the everyday gay teen. Chicago teacher Tina Fakhrid-Deen was part of that show. She wasn't talking about the gay teen, however.
Tina Fakhrid-Deen's handbook Let's Get This Straight: The Ultimate Handbook for Youth with LGBTQ Parents offers tips and guidelines for children of gay parents. The author and Alison Cuddy went over some clever responses that kids can give when asked about their gay parents.
Some teens face teasing not because they’re gay: Their parents are!How to deal with having gay moms and dads is at the heart of a new handbook.Tina Fakhrid-Deen is the author of Let's Get This Straight: The Ultimate Handbook for Youth with LGBTQ Parents.