Gay Dads: First Week With Their Baby Girl

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By James Muscolino Maybe it’s because I am still stuck in Indiana awaiting clearance to leave…but it feels like I am babysitting someone else’s child at times. I had to run to the lobby to print something out, and when Reagan and I walked in, everyone at the front desk went crazy over her! I […]

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Spotlight Series: Blair and Ron

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TNF: Tell me about your family. Are you married? Do you have kids? BLAIR: We are not married but we are having a ceremony coming this weekend! We have four kids; a daughter 22, son 21, son 15, daughter 13. TNF: How did you meet your partner? BLAIR: We met each other on-line and have been together for […]

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On The Road (To Gay Daddyhood) Again!

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By: Henry Amador Today I begin a series of journaling the experiences that my husband Joel and I will be having on the road to becoming second time parents. If these articles shed some insight on what it sometimes takes, or if our footsteps make it easier for another family to follow along than my […]

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Spotlight Series: Kyle and Steve

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TNF:  Tell me about your family. Are you married?  Do you have kids?  KYLE:  Steve and I met in 1997 and have been together for 17 years.  We got married in 2009 in a beautiful, old church in the center of Provincetown, Mass., in front of our very supportive family and friends who had traveled […]

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Spotlight Series: Nick and Brent

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TNF: Tell me about your family. BRENT: Nick and I (Brent) got legally married just this April! We’ve been together since 1997, and had a commitment ceremony in 2003. Our son Jon will be 5 in November, and we adopted him at birth (we spent his first night together in our own hospital room). TNF: How […]

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Proud of Pride

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By: K. Pearson Brown The 2014 PRIDE LA Music & Arts Festival held June 6-9 in West Hollywood Park delivered on the promise of its promoters, Christopher Street West, that the event would feature “something for everyone.”  A centerpiece of the festival was Thunderground, an outdoor rollerskating rink complete with a light show and mirror […]

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New Children’s Book Depicts Two Gay Princes Marrying

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A new children’s book featuring same-sex marriage has been written by business professor Jeffrey Miles at the University of the Pacific. The Princess and the Treasure is a story of two princes out to save a princess, but end up falling in love with each other. They get married and live happily ever after. “With the […]

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Autism Awareness Part 2–Joni and Maria

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  This is part 2 of the interview we ran yesterday with mom Joni Hill who talks about finding out that her twins are autistic.  If you missed Part one, you can read it here.  TNF: You once wrote that many people have a cocktail party understanding of autism, that struck me, tell me about […]

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Our Day in Court and a Family Photo

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  When starting our journey to parenthood, our focus was on the result. Every obstacle and required task put us one step closer to becoming dads. Everyone believes that we became dads the day we met Harper. The truth is you are not officially parents until adoption finalization. In February 2014, we had reached the […]

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