It’s much more about, what does everybody need, and how can we provide that?
”One of Leahy’s partners recently went on a journey to Thailand with her own partner.
“People have multiple parents, they have multiple friends, and they have multiple siblings a lot of the time.
Everybody loves their parents, siblings, and friends, and they have more than one of those.
“When I came into the household, we sat the kids down and told them that I was going to be there and be a part of their lives, and that I would be like a stepmom,” Griswold said.
“When everything was explained, we asked them what their thoughts were and they basically just said, ‘Okay!
And if he needs help as well, his husband is ready to jump in.’ And that was that.”Griswold, a trans woman, has been married for about three years.Her husband is only legally married to his husband, while the marriage between Griswold and her husband is symbolic, one that exists to publicly announce their lifelong commitment to one another.Rather than be jealous of their time together, Leahy’s pod was excited about their opportunity to travel.Plus, while they’re away, they have a whole group of people back home who love and care about them, keep track of them, and make sure they get to their destinations safely.