Having Kids Has Forced Me To Work Harder To Keep The Spark Alive In My Marriage

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By: Amber Leventry Despite my snarky and exacerbated comments, complaints, and posts about my children, I do love all three of them. But as much as I love my children and as much as you love yours, there needs to be space to vent about our kids. And there needs to be an allowance to […]

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Man Down! A Gay Dad Wants To Wave His White Flag

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By Henry Amador Tired, irritated, angry, distant, envious, tired, overwhelmed, tired, judgmental, did I say tired? These are some of the ways I have been feeling lately and that really has me feeling, well… tired, irritated, angry, distant, envious, overwhelmed, judgmental and tired, really tired. I was recently featured in an article on Buzzfeed about […]

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8 Things These Gay Dads Don’t Want To Hear

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By Henry Amador   1. When are you going to tell him he’s adopted and how do you think he’ll take the news? We’re not, we are planning on waiting until he is either eighteen or just senses that he’s different to SURPRISE him with the news. Adoption is not a bad word, we have […]

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A Gay Dads New Year Message For His Three Year Old Son.

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By Henry Amador   Dear little man, It will soon be 2015, and although your little mind can not understand this yet, we are on the edge of some exciting and momentous of things. This new year will find you turning four, which is huge and beautiful and oh so exciting. Your papa and I […]

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Martina Navratilova: ‘It’s About Time’ I Got Married!

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  In 1981 tennis player Martina Navratilova became one of the first athletes to come out. Now, she is a married woman. Nine-time Wimbledon winner Navratilova married her longtime girlfriend, model Julia Lemigova, at New York’s Peninsula Hotel on December 15. Navratilova spoke to the BBC an hour after marrying her wife. “I’m 58-years-old and I got married for the […]

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Finland Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage With 105-92 Vote

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On November 28, Finland became the 12th European nation to legalize same-sex marriage after the Finish Parliament narrowly approved the citizen’s initiative in a 105 to 92 vote. Those against the measure said children need both a mother and father. “This is a question of the future of our children and the whole society, and […]

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Sean Hayes Marries Partner Of Eight Years In Secret Ceremony

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Eight years after dating, Sean Hayes and his partner, music composer Scott Icenogle, have secretly wed. Hayes stirred the pot when he appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show wearing a silver band at the end of October. The former Will & Grace star confirmed his marriage on Facebook with a photo of the couple and a caption that read: “Here’s a […]

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10 Things A Gay Parent Should Never Do

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By Henry Amador Working as a Holistic Parenting Coach and especially working with LGBTQ families, I have learned that while many parenting issues are universal and effect all parents, there are indeed issues that arise that are unique to gay parents, and deeper still to gay dads. The following list was compiled from some of […]

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What the U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals Decision Means For Marriage Equality

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By Alexandra Temblador On Thursday, November 6, 2014, the U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld four state’s same-sex marriage bans. This ruling contrasts with four other circuit courts of appeals, the 4th, 7th, 9th, and 10th, who overturned the same-sex marriage bans in their regions. This ruling by the 6th Circuit Court is significant […]

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America: Land of the Free and Home of the Gays

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By Henry Amador My husband and I recently celebrated our fifth wedding anniversary. Our son and I share a birthday around the same date as well, so my family likes to plan a fun and special getaway to commemorate it all. This year we decided to visit our nation’s capital, Washington D.C. It seemed fitting, […]

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