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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Surviving the Struggle: A Personal Perspective on LGBT Youth Suicide

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By Stephen & Adam Podowitz-Thomas Though Stephen and I have addressed serious topics here before, we’ve avoided confronting an issue that is not something I talk about often and it’s a bit dark – so this is your forewarning. Like a lot of gay individuals, my teenage years were tough. Coming out at thirteen didn’t go well. […]

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