A Gay Dad, Hoping To Adopt, Questions His Choices.

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By Henry Amador Our family is hoping to grow. My husband would have enough kids to have our own baseball team. Me? I’m happy with our one but I also know how happy our son would be with a sibling or two, so I have secretly come to terms with the idea of three children. […]

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Video: Lesbian Moms Foster To Adopt 5 Children

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Lesbian moms discuss the 5 children they have in their house and their intent to adopt them through the foster care system and how their kids interact with each other. Part 2 If you missed last week’s discussion, check out part 1.

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Made by Raffi: A Children’s Book About Gender Stereotypes and a Boy Who Knits

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By: Amber Leventry Raffi is a schoolboy who doesn’t like rough and rowdy play. He likes calm and quiet; he dresses a bit differently than the other boys; he feels different. Like most kids, Raffi isn’t sure what that means, but then he finds his passion when a teacher teaches him how to knit. Raffi […]

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A Gay Dad Comes Clean On His Less Than Angelic Little Angel

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By Henry Amador I recently dropped my son of at his grandmothers home for a three day visit. After saying my goodbyes, giving him big kisses and hugs, honking the car horn for him one last time (he adores car horns) and blowing him one final kiss, I headed towards the highway. I wasn’t more […]

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A Gay Dad Take on New Books by Barney Frank and Michelangelo Signorile: Do They Make Up the New Bible for Our Movement?

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By Rob Watson   For years, the radical anti-gay movement has made a paranoid case that “the gay agenda” was an actual book published in 1990. That book was called After the Ball: How America Will Conquer Its Fear and Hatred of Gays in the 90’s . It outlined a suggested plan for addressing America […]

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Video: Surviving 3 Years Of Unexplained Infertility

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By: Brandy Black My wife and I went through 3 heartbreaking years of unexplained infertility.  This was a tough battle for both of us, it took a toll on our relationship and almost broke us emotionally but the day we found out we were pregnant was one of the best days of our lives.  We […]

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My Smart, Funny, Autistic Boy

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By Diane Ponist All the talk in the media about autism really hits home for me. Of course I understand why people want to prevent it and research its cause(s), but while most people talk about the negatives, we are a family that focuses on the positives. Our son “DeAndre”, who was adopted through the […]

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Spotlight Series: Billy & William

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TNF: How did you meet your partner? William: Billy and I met in 2007 and went on a few dates before we fell out of touch. 4 years later we reconnected and have been together ever since. We live in Marietta, Georgia near Atlanta and bought our house in 2013. Billy is an accountant and […]

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Self-esteem and the Dreaded Piano

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By: Shannon Ralph “I’ll never be good enough,” Sophie says as she frowns at the musical notes on the page. “I’m just stupid.” These are words that can cut straight to the heart of any parent. Words that feel like a punch in the stomach, and can instantly take your breath away. No parent wants […]

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