The importance of finding an accepting community for your gay child
What can parents do to ensure that their gay child is finding an accepting community? Lynette Vertoch gives parents tips on finding the support that they need in all different types of environments.
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Mom & Entrepreneur
Lynette Vertoch is an entrepreneur with a small company she runs with her husband in Seattle, called Cameos & Crowns. In her words, the company designs "these very cool dish towels, pillows, cosmetic bags and aprons." She has two children, Harris, 16 and Izzy, 13. Harris is gay and Izzy is not. She is divorced from their dad and married to a wonderful man who has been their stepdad for seven years now. She and her ex-husband and current husband all parent the kids together (even though they live in different states) and are all close as a family - they even vacation together.