Spotlight Series: Lisandra and Jasmin

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Spotlight Series sponsored by Quinny, a European stroller brand available in the United States.   TNF: Tell me about your family. Are you married? Do you have kids? LISANDRA: My wife Jasmin and I have been together 8 yrs and  married for 4 . We got married in the state of DC. We have a daughter […]

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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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The Difficult Decision To Let Go Of A Foster Child

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By Diane Ponist Letting someone go, releasing them from your life is always tough. You go over pros and cons before making the decision. Whether it’s a friend, relative or romantic relationship; that person was in your life for a reason. But it’s apparent that the connection is toxic and it’s time that the relationship […]

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Quelling Tax Filing Fears of Same-Sex Married Couples

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By Alexandra Temblador In 2014 we saw some major steps toward marriage equality in the United States. Although the celebrations have not ended and many are still fighting for marriage equality in the remaining states of the U.S., the couples that were married last year will find that things will be different for them in […]

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A Gay Dad Sounds Off On “My Husband is Not Gay” Lies and Abuse

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By Rob Watson Sunday night was a cornucopia of LGBT television. First came the Golden Globes with a full offering of heartwarming equality affirmations from wins for Transparent ,including a call out for Leelah Alcorn, to a win for Matt Bomer in which he again asserted his standing as a proud gay dad in the […]

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Spotlight Series: Stephanie and Denise

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Spotlight Series sponsored by Quinny, a European stroller brand available in the United States. TNF: Tell me about your family.  STEPHANIE: My wife Denise and I were married in California during the brief window gay marriage was legal in 2008. We’d been together for 6 years by that point, but were waiting until it could be […]

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Zak’s Safari: A Children’s Book About Donor-Conceived Kids and Two-Mom Families

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By: Amber Leventry My partner, Amy, and I have three beautiful kids thanks to the generous donation—let’s call a spade a spade—expensive contribution of a sperm donor. And now that our oldest child is almost four years old, we have started to talk to her about that donor and her conception. Why, you might ask? […]

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An Open Letter to All Parent-to-Be

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By: Shannon Ralph Dear Parents-to-Be, You have no idea—NO IDEA—what you are getting into. I am thrilled to be a mother. Really, I am. My three darling children cause me—in addition to the rare headache and occasional string of obscenities—boundless degrees of happiness and immense pride. I love being “mommy.” I can’t get enough hugs […]

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Foster Adoption: The Boy That Saved His Parents

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By Diane Ponist This week was very emotional and very exciting as many people can imagine with having multiple foster children for the first time with us during this time of year. With all the newness from each child we received this  year, I almost forget the things that got me here. Sitting at home […]

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Spotlight Series: Military Moms Chris and Novia

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Spotlight Series sponsored by Quinny, a European stroller brand available in the United States.   TNF: Tell me about your family. CHRIS: My wife and I have been together more than 13 years, since October 2001. When we met, she was in the Army National Guard and I was in the Air National Guard. I was […]

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