I Refuse to Watch the Roseanne Reboot

I worry the show will make things harder, not easier, for my transgender daughter.

Full source:  Good Housekeeping

 

Here we go again.

This was my honest reaction when I heard the Roseanne reboot was going to feature a non-binary child, Mark, who plays Roseanne’s grandson. But here’s the thing about initial reactions: They’re not always the right ones.

I am the mother of a transgender kid, Kai. She began transitioning at the age of four while being raised in a very conservative, Christian community in the South. When Kai came out as transgender, we received so many death threats and felt so unsafe that we were forced to move.

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