Jamie Bruesehoff is a writer, speaker, and advocate. She is mom to three spirited children including a 11 year old transgender daughter and wife to a Lutheran pastor. She is passionate about sharing her family’s story, because she believes our stories are bridges to understanding, compassion, and celebration. Jamie writes honestly about life, advocacy, self care, parenting, faith, and more on her blog, I am totally *that* mom. Jamie strives to live and parent with love, grace, and courage.
Inspired by her daughter, Jamie advocates for transgender youth and adults creating opportunities for learning, conversation, and positive change in schools, churches, workplaces, and beyond. With her daughter she’s been a speaker at rallies in New York and New Jersey including NYC Pride and among legislators at the New Jersey State House. They have been featured by Huffington Post, Teen Vogue, LGBTQ Nation, and the Human Rights Campaign and appeared on Good Day Philadelphia and Good Morning Britain.
Jamie graduated Magna Cum Laude from Gettysburg College with a Bachelors of Arts in Religion. She went on to receiver her Masters of Arts in Religion with a concentration in Theology for Outdoor Ministry from the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg. She has worked in youth and outdoor ministry, outdoor recreation, and children’s fitness. In her free time, you can find her enjoying playing in the woods, discovering waterfalls, and climbing mountains with her family.