Author Archives: allydavidstevens

About allydavidstevens

Husband. Father. Son. Brother. Uncle. Nurse. Aspiring Kung Fu Fighter.

That’s My Family, Man

My brother and his husband live in San Francisco. A few years ago, my 7 year-old-daughter went with her class on a trip to the deYoung Museum. Going to the big city without me or my wife, I was concerned … Continue reading

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As a Straight Man…

As a Straight Man... Continue reading

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Evolution of an Ally

Gay people used to make me really nervous. I haven’t always been an ally. I was around gay people all the time without knowing it (most notably my younger brother), but for many years being around someone who was out … Continue reading

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Defriended Over a Wedding, a Straight Man Gains Perspective (Video) Continue reading

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My younger brother is gay. Gay as laughter. Gay as the day is long. One of the finest moments in my life, and one of the greatest compliments anyone has ever paid me, was the day he felt safe to … Continue reading

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The Brother of a Gay Man Says, “It’s Important”

“I don’t care if you’re gay.” I’ve made that statement (or some variant of it) many times. It is meant to convey that I’m a safe person, that I’m above labels, that I’m open minded. Here’s the thing: It’s not … Continue reading

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