Sara Kaplan

Guest Blogger

Writer, Public Displays of Self-Love

Berkeley, Caifornia

Sara Kaplan is a proud mother of two transgender children. She lives in Berkeley, California. She has battled a lifetime of food addiction, obesity, shame and self loathing. By taking her journey public, through her blog publicdisplayofselflove.com, she released 97 pounds and gained self-worth.

Sara now coaches others and teaches classes to children and adults on the transformative potential of self-love and gratitude. Sara is a fierce and dedicated advocate helping families and schools love and accept their transgender children and students. Sara’s self-love journey has been featured in the San Francisco Chronicle, Fast Company, Woman’s World magazine, Lucia, Prevention, Better Homes and Garden, Yahoo and MSN. Sara’s had her own articles published on Elephant Journal and Kveller.

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Posted Mar. 30, 2018

How Schools Can Implement These Simple Steps to Protect Transgender Students

For most children, most of the time, their hours in school are the safest part of their day. But if…

By Sara Kaplan

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