WATCH: Gay Dad &The Sex Talk

The Sex Talk

A Gay Dad Coffee Chat with Rob Watson The sex talk is a challenge and always evolving.  Here is how this gay dad approached the sex talk with his sons. We would love to hear your stories of how you will have “The Talk” with your kids.

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Spotlight Series: Danael and Jason

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TNF: How did you two meet? Danael: Jason and I met through mutual friends in the fall of 2008. TNF: What made you decide to have kids? Danael: I was previously married to Samuel’s mom.  We divorced in 2008.  I was lucky enough to find an amazing man to be Samuel’s stepdad. TNF: Tell me […]

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50 Secrets about Nine-Year-Old Girls (From a Mom in the Trenches)

50 secrets about a nine year old

By: Shannon Ralph She wants to be cuddled like the little girl she was not so very long ago. Until she doesn’t. Don’t even think about touching her when she doesn’t! You are her very favorite person in the entire world…ever. Seriously. Until five minutes later when she can’t stand the sound of your shrill […]

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Video Game Industry Becomes More Inclusive

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By: Shannon Ralph As the parent of three budding young gamers, I have often lamented—along with my 9-year-old daughter—the white, straight maleness of the video game industry. This is an issue that has been discussed ad nauseum in The Washington Post, BBC News, The Huffington Post, and numerous other news franchises and blogs, but little […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Spotlight Series: Suey and Christina

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Note from the editor: Suey and Christina have a beautiful little girl who’s a part of the foster care system and in accordance to the rules for foster care in NY her face cannot be shown.  TNF: How did you start your family? SUEY: When we met just under 5 years ago, one of the […]

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A Gay Father’s Simple Hopes For Justice Sotomayor

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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 […]

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Mother’s Day Through A Gay Dad’s Eyes

Mother's Day for Gay Dads

By: Henry Amador Another Mother’s Day is right around the corner. Our fourth since our son was born. As any writer will tell you, especially a gay dad writer, this day gives birth (pun intended) to many articles about how our types of families handle this yearly event. And let me tell you, that there […]

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Gay Dads Starting Their Family-Making Process

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By Brad Fields and Justin Miles Hi!  We are Brad and Justin from Bristol, Virginia, and we are hoping to grow our family through open adoption.  For those who have heard of Bristol before, thoughts of the Birthplace of Country Music or the “World’s Fastest Half Mile” probably spring into their head, but probably not […]

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