In a heavily-gendered world, where societal expectations about gender roles loom large, it can be dizzying as a parent to navigate our desires to protect our children, while affirming them in exploring their gender identity and expression. But, affirm we must. Statistics show that supporting children greatly reduces their risk for anxiety, depression, and suicidality. Dr. Laura Anderson is a clinical child and family psychologist, who partners with global families to develop strategies and support for gender expansive and LGPTQ+ youth. Her non-judgmental approach to working with parents and children will open your mind and fill you with hope. This conversation is the third installment in a six-part interview series, that looks at the far-too-often hidden aspects of expat life.