No, she is a 12 year old. while she may be experiencing a sexual awakening of attraction to the same sex, you are not obligated to provide experiences or the opportunity for such. Remind her of your unconditional love, that sexual identity is a journey of discovery and not a quick decision. Talk and talk about it some more in a non judgmental way. Listen and best wishes but follow your heart on this one.
Wayne Yankus, MD, FAAP
expert panelist: pediatrics