A Gay Dad Looks At Himself And Wonders If This Is What Depression Looks Like.


By Henry Amador So in February of this year I took a nasty spill on the tiny remaining bits of ice that lingered on our front steps. That day is still so vivid in my mind, the fall, the pain that shot through my arm and the look on my little boy’s face as he […]

Spotlight Campaign: Celebrity Dad Denis O’Hare and His Husband Hugo Redwood

Denis O'Hare True Blood actor

TNF: Your video for #HowWeFamily was beautiful, it made me teary to see you sharing so honestly and openly about your family. I know you and your husband met 15 years ago, what was it about him that made you know he was the one for you?¬† Denis: When we first met, neither of us […]

Rob Watson’s Sex Talk Turns to a Love Talk

The sex talk with kids

By Alex Temblador For any parent, the sex talk can be daunting. But what if you are a gay dad or mom? Have you ever considered how you might have the sex talk with your kids? And would it be different than the one that you experienced with your parents as a child? Rob Watson […]

A Gay Dad Asks, Is One Child Not Enough?

An Only Child

By Henry Amador Our adopting via foster care story continues here in North Carolina. As some of you know, we are licensed to take in two children and have previously expressed our willingness to adopt a sibling group. My husband wants a house full and our son will gladly say that he wants a brother […]

A Gay Dad’s Father’s Day Promises To His Son And To Himself

Gay dads on the topic of Father's Day

By Henry Amador As I prepare to celebrate my fourth Father’s Day, my mind and its thoughts slowly drift towards my own father (as they always seems to do) as they have done for as long as I can own those thoughts. Much like on Mother’s day accepting that those thoughts are wrapped in the […]

Ricky Martin: Single Dad, Singer, and All-Around Guy

Ricky Martin

By Alex Temblador Single fathers are making waves across the United States and should be celebrated for their achievements and hard work in raising their children and there is not one that is more deserving of praise then Ricky Martin. A little over a year ago singer, Ricky Martin and his then partner Carlos Gonzalez […]

A Gay Father’s Simple Hopes For Justice Sotomayor


By Henry Amador So I would never use the word intelligent to describe myself. I am far from a thinker or an over analytical man. I am much simpler than that, more basic, I’m a feeler. I trust my gut and my instincts and I make every attempt to move away from what what I […]

A Gay Dad Draws Protest from the Penguin Play School and Responds

Protest over gay -themed play

By Rob Watson   As writers and/or activists enter the public discussions, they tend to adopt a style and way of communicating that works for them. If you are Dan Savage, you devise clever definitions of words based on Known Homophobes, and start amazingly powerful video campaigns. For me, I am a gay dad who […]