10 Things You Should Never Say To A Gay Parent!

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By Carol Rood So I have read a few funny posts lately about “if latinos said the things white people say” and if “asians said the things white people say.” Also, things you shouldn’t say to a lesbian, or a gay dad, and I decided to add my own list of things you shouldn’t say […]

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Every Milestone Reached by Year 1…Check!

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By James Muscolino One whole year on August 7th. Can it possibly be that one year has passed since our tiny, quiet bundle miraculously entered into our lives and is now that same one running around our house, scratching up the walls with her push toys, pointing(a.k.a. wanting) at everything in site, and tossing her bath […]

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On The Road (To Gay Daddyhood) Again! Part Two, Shaking the Gays Away.

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By Henry Amador: So we began our MAPP classes this past August 26th, 2014. MAPP being the State-required class to license as a Foster or Adoptive parent, Model Approach to Partnerships in Parenting. In part one I shared how my husband and I were a part of a very special group when we licensed in […]

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How Young Is Too Young To Teach Hate? A Gay Dad’s Dilemma.

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By Henry Amador Once a year, here in Durham NC, we host an amazing event called the North Carolina Gay and Lesbian Film Festival. It is held at the beautiful Carolina Theatre of Durham, a theatre that was built in 1926 and that has experienced so much, not just in the name of art and […]

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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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