Monthly Archives: June 2013

An Open Letter to All My Friends Who Did Not Live to See This Day

This is an open letter that will never see the inside of a mailbox. It is a letter from my heart, being sent to hearts that no longer beat. They are now in the space of the spirit, but I … Continue reading

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When the Same Sex Couple in the Family Are the Kids, Not the Parents

To hear the anti-gay crowd describe it, the concept of “family” is a narrow one. While claiming it to be “traditional,” their idea of family seems to be Adam and Eve stepping out of the Garden of Eden and right … Continue reading

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A Program on Ex-Gay Ministries

Tonight on OWN (Oprah Winfry Network) Lisa Ling is doing a followup on the Ex-Gay Ministries. Ex-Gay survivors confront the leader Alan Chambers about how his ministry is impacting Gays. Chambers himself has admitted that it hurts gays, and has … Continue reading

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Building Bridges

Someone mentioned the idea that gays need to understand and accept the beliefs of Fundamentalist Christians that are against homosexuals. In doing so, that would help build the bridge between the two groups. I am all for building bridges; however, … Continue reading

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My Parental Love is Unconditional

This is by guest blogger Ken Jansen With Father’s day coming up, I was asked to write a piece about being a Dad. I’m the incredibly proud father of two great kids, and grandfather of two beautiful boys. It’s not … Continue reading

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My First Day as a Father, by Rob Watson

My “dad” instincts started when I was very young. My earliest memories are from age three. I believe a significant event kick-started the memory-recall part of my brain. It was the news that my mother was pregnant and I was … Continue reading

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Thank You for Changing My Life

by Ono Kono Two decades ago, I was unaware of the struggle of LGBT people. Back then, I was a busy working Mom, juggling career and family. I cared about others, but I was asleep when it came to their … Continue reading

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