“As soon as you say you’re trans, you turn into a star. And kids are thirsty for that kind of affirmation,” says Lynn Meagher. (Photo: Getty Images)

Lynn Meagher has two adult children who identify as transgender. “A lot of these kids have concurrent mental health issues, and they find a place to fit in because as soon as you say that you’re trans, you get love-bombed,” she reflects.

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