To Go, or Not to Go, That Is the Question – Leslie Lagerstrom – Proud mom of two children; advocate for families with transgender and gender-variant kids

From our kitchen I could hear the diesel engine roar and the chassis squeak as the school bus rounded the bend of the otherwise quiet street leading to our corner. Monday through Friday during the school year, these familiar sounds were my cue to spring into action — to get the back door not only unlocked but opened, because Sam would be charging through that entryway within 30 predictable seconds, making a mad dash for the bathroom, an absolute run-like-your-life-depends-on-it sprint, because he hadn’t used a restroom since he left for school eight hours earlier.