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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A Gay Dad Draws Protest from the Penguin Play School and Responds

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By Rob Watson   As writers and/or activists enter the public discussions, they tend to adopt a style and way of communicating that works for them. If you are Dan Savage, you devise clever definitions of words based on Known Homophobes, and start amazingly powerful video campaigns. For me, I am a gay dad who […]

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Our Adoption Journey Truly Begins

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By Brad and Justin To be completely honest, the excitement after our trip to Dollywood and our desire to grow our family was quickly overshadowed with a million and one questions.  Where do we even begin?  How much will it cost us?  What would other people say about us and more importantly, our child?  Brad […]

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Spotlight Series: Stef and Tina

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TNF: Where do you live? STEF: We live in a small paniolo (cowboy) town called Makawao, this is on the Island of Maui in Hawaii. TNF: Did you always want to have kids? STEF: Yes from the time we were younger we both felt the desire to have kids. We both wanted lots of kids because we […]

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I Am Jazz: A Children’s Book About Trans Teen Activist Jazz Jennings

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By: Amber Leventry I was one of the many million people who watched the Bruce Jenner interview. As I watched, I pushed aside the Kardashian circus and focused on a very brave man beginning to really live his life as the woman who has always been in his soul. I was in awe of his […]

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Springtime Activities for Little Vampires

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By: Shannon Ralph It’s official. Spring has arrived, and it’s here to stay. The days are getting longer. Flowers are blooming. Trees are budding. The sun shines high in a crystal blue sky. Joggers are shaking off the winter doldrums and hitting the lakeside trails in shorts that probably should have been outlawed in 1972. […]

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Mother’s Day Through A Gay Dad’s Eyes

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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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A Gay Dad Sounds Off on the School Mob That Cancelled a Play About a Gay Penguin Family

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There was a significant hearing this week on Tuesday about same sex relationships and whether to ban them. You likely missed this one because you were focused on that OTHER hearing in front of the Supreme Court, the one on whether all states in the union should perform and recognize same sex marriages.   No, […]

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