Teens with LGBT Parents: A Letter To My Father

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By Bianca Y. Dalangin   “I want you to be everything that’s you, deep at the center of your being.” – Confucius   So here I was, sitting on my navy blue leather sofa, thinking aimlessly about what topic to write for my next article, which had been due a month ago. I had nothing […]

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Gay Dad: Things I Thought I Would Never Do

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By Henry Amador   There were many things in life I thought I would be..As a young child the World seemed so BIG and possible.There never appeared to be a limitation on what I could be, what I could do.I don’t really know when the dreams begin to drift away.When did they go from filling […]

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A Gay Dad’s Guide to the Men’s Room for Single and Lesbian Moms

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  I am a fan of blog writer Shannon Ralph.  She recently wrote a piece that hit me right in my dad-spot called  11 Things Only the Parents of Boys Understand.  While my generalizations meter was on high guard as I read the piece, I was charmed.  I laughed.  I cried.  She killed me softly […]

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Congratulations, It’s A Boy…. Now What?

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By: Henry Amador My son was born four days after my 48th birthday. Growing, I never really thought I would experience fatherhood, why would I? Gay men of that time didn’t aspire to be husbands and daddies, those titles were not generally handed out to us. Like many gay men of my generation, we grew […]

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How Ian Thorpe’s Coming Out Story Impacted This Gay Dad and His Kids

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By Rob Watson Last weekend, Ian Thorpe, who Australian politician Penny Wong called her country’s “greatest Olympian ”, came out as a gay man.  In doing so, he follows in the footsteps of a number of brave public celebrates and a number of athletes from around the globe. There was an aspect to Thorpe’s coming […]

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The Redemptive Power of Story Time

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By Brent Almond I’ve been going through quite a lot of shit lately. I won’t bore you with the details because we’ve all got details and they’re equally uninteresting to others yet end-of-the-world urgent and/or life-altering to us. And for any of us who are parents, our children are often the primary recipients of said shit […]

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Spotlight Series: Jerrod, Single Dad from Colorado

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TNF: Tell me about your family. JERROD: My family consists of my daughter Shayla, 19 and myself. I am also very close with my two sisters, my Mother and my 2 nieces. We consider ourselves pretty fortunate in the friend department too having close friends who have been like family to us through the years. I am currently […]

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