Tag: Refocusing My Family

A Few Simple Ways to Love on the LGBTQ People in Your Life this Holiday Season

With December already upon us and the holiday season in full swing, it is a happy and joyous time for many, but unfortunately, not for all. This year, my heart is heavy for several of our close friends… Read More

Christmas Miracles and an Anchor of Hope

Since I’ve been back home the last few weeks, people have been asking for stories from the road of the Refocusing My Family tour. While I’ve loved all the people I’ve met and each unique story I’ve heard,… Read More

Tour Tidings and Planting Seeds of Life

Dear Friends, As this year nears its end and we enter into the Christmas weekend, I wanted to take just a few minutes to tell you about what we’ve accomplished in 2017. Since the release of Refocusing My… Read More

Refocusing My Family Releases TODAY!!!

Hey Friends! The day we’ve all been waiting for has finally arrived! Refocusing My Family officially releases today and is now available (almost!) everywhere books are sold! You can go into your local bookstore, or place your order… Read More

Refocusing My Family (An Excerpt from Ch. 18 of “Refocusing My Family”)

In early 2016, I sat across the dinner table from the national trans advocate and former megachurch pastor, Rev. Dr. Paula Williams. I told her I was thinking of going public with my story and asked if she… Read More

Orphan Amber (An Excerpt from Ch. 13 of “Refocusing My Family”)

It was three weeks before my parents contacted me again, telling me they were finally ready to talk. Although it made me uncomfortable, I agreed to meet them at their house, rather than in public, so we could… Read More

My Adventure in Odyssey (An Excerpt from Ch. 1 of “Refocusing My Family”)

“Okay, Amber, we’re ready for you. Let’s head on back to the recording studio and get you set up.” I hopped off the stool where I waited for my cue and followed the engineer into the soundproof recording… Read More

Refocusing My Family and Beyond Update

Dear Friend,      Since my last email to you announcing the launch of Beyond, many exciting things have happened!        Refocusing My Family is currently being reviewed by people for endorsements. Among those willing to endorse… Read More

5 Years Ago Today I Came Out (Video)

5 years ago today, I came out to my family. This is my “It Gets Better” story to commemorate this day: You can read my story by clicking here: Refocusing My Family. Please consider partnering with us as we launch… Read More

An Exciting Announcement from Amber Cantorna!!!

Please watch this short video and then read the letter below!!! (If you would like to view this video in ASL, go to AmberCantorna.com and hover over the “Donate” tab) Dear Friend, Five years ago this week, I… Read More