Category Archives: Gay Christians

A Gay Dad’s Open Letter to the New Pope

A few months ago, I had pondered on what the now retired Pope Benedict might observe and learn on a trip with my family to Disneyland.    He had just made some rude and inaccurate observations about families like mine, and … Continue reading

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A Gay Dad Battles a Priest Over Cambridge University’s Praise of Gay Men as Parents

This week, Cambridge University released a study.  It was published by the British Association of Adoption and Fostering.  Their conclusion on the basis of the report was “Gay fathers, in particular, are extremely committed to parenting.” “Professor Susan Golombok is … Continue reading

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In Our Gay Family, Two Little Best Friends Became Brothers

Some of those fighting marriage equality these days, want you to believe that there is only a single possible right way to create a “real” family.  The  way they suggest is by means of unprotected, unplanned, procreative sex.  Or, as … Continue reading

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The Ten Reasons It is Unfair to Compare LGBTQ vs.Straight Parenting

George Bernard Shaw once described straight parenting as having ”no test of fitness”.  LGBTQ parents are beyond  the “test”  In recent scrutiny by representatives of the Catholic Church and a group of authors speaking at the Heritage Foundation, the raking … Continue reading

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A Straight Man’s Perspective on Why the Homosexual Agenda is Everyone’s Agenda… and is Vital

“The Homosexual Agenda.” For so many years that term has been bandied about. A favorite buzz word of the religious right, a boogeyman to engender fear and hatred and to keep the public from thinking rationally. For a long time … Continue reading

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The Ten Things I Wish the Pope Could Have Observed on My Family’s Trip to Disneyland

During the last few weeks of winter holidays, Pope Benedict VXI and several of his delegates including Illinois Cardinal Francis George and the United Kingdom’s Archbishop Vincent Nichols delivered lump of coal to the world’s LGBTQ communities.  It was gift-giving … Continue reading

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Take Back the Word “Christian”…It’s Time….

That’s it.   I am fed up.  I am taking back the word “Christian”. Whether you realize it or not, we are in the season, or maybe era, of who-gets-to-use-what-word.  The Conservatives of this country have been on a rampage to … Continue reading

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A Special Friend Comes Out: An Open Letter to Dan Pearce, A Single Bi Dad Laughing

Dan Pearce holds a special place in the hearts of the evoL= blog team.  We would not be here if it were not for him.   No, he is not our Dad… and we would all be SOMEWHERE without him, but … Continue reading

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A Gay Dad Sounds Off on Foster Care/Adoption: The Five Reasons Why You Don’t Want to Do It, and the Five Greater Reasons Why You Do

Probably one of the most mind-numbingly obtuse excuses anti-marriage equality advocates have for opposing same sex couples getting married is that same sex couples “can’t procreate naturally”.   They say that like it’s a bad thing. They say it as if … Continue reading

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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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