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From Mormon To Lesbian Mom of 4: A Story Of Resilience

From Mormon To Lesbian Mom of 4: A Story Of Resilience

Update: 2024-04-22
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Lacey, a former Mormon and lesbian mom, shares her journey of coming out and building her family with her wife, Gabby. They unexpectedly conceived their first child through at-home insemination and later decided to have more children. After struggling with infertility, they turned to fertility treatments and ended up having triplets. Amidst the joy of their growing family, their oldest child, Jonah, was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Lacey recounts the challenges they have faced and the strength and newfound faith they have found as a family navigating this journey together.

Join us for this truly moving episode, which not only celebrates the uniqueness of LGBTQIA families but also highlights the universal aspects of parenting under extraordinary circumstances. Tune in to hear Lacey's full story, and don't forget to subscribe for more inspiring and thought-provoking content that celebrates families in all their diverse beauty.

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🏳️‍🌈Key Takeaways:🏳️‍🌈 

  • Lacey's upbringing in a conservative Mormon family and her subsequent journey to embracing her identity as a lesbian woman.
  • The surprising and unanticipated conception of triplets, adding to the excitement and complexities of parenting.
  • An intimate look into the hardships and emotional turmoil following her oldest child's cancer diagnosis.
  • Discussion on faith and coping mechanisms in the face of adversity, challenging the idea of divine intervention.
  • The importance of fostering a supportive and inclusive environment for children in queer families.

🏳️‍🌈Quotes:🏳️‍🌈

  • "I tried really hard to fit the mold." Lacey
  • “We had four kids in the hospital at one time." Lacey


🏳️‍🌈About The Guest(s)🏳️‍🌈 Lacey is a former Mormon and a lesbian mom who, alongside her wife Gabby, has faced significant life challenges. With a deep love for her family, Lacey navigates the complexities of raising four children, one of whom is courageously battling cancer. Her family's journey is a testament to their strength and resilience, with values that emphasize love, acceptance, and the beauty of being true to oneself, regardless of the circumstances.

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From Mormon To Lesbian Mom of 4: A Story Of Resilience

From Mormon To Lesbian Mom of 4: A Story Of Resilience

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