Category Archives: Politics

A Gay Dad Sounds Off on How Mike Huckabee is Choking on a Mixed Bag of Chips

While this note is a “thank you” letter, I actually mean it to be a letter of request. Eat your own chips. More specifically, please take your own campaign slogan to heart. You encourage the eaters of your limited run colored chips to be BOLD. Please, Doritos, be bold yourself. Continue reading

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A Gay Dad Invites Pope Francis to Friday Dinner to Hang Out With His Family

The pope visits America. A gay dad invites him to dinner with his family while he is here. Here is why and what the dad hopes to accomplish. Continue reading

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A Gay Dad’s Open Letter to the Christian Billboard Couple: Get Your Homophobic Messaging Out of the Faces of Our LGBT Kids

Two years ago Richard and Betty Odgaard humiliated a gay couple. After a long tour of the Görtz Haus in Grimes, Iowa, Lee Stafford and Jared Ellers were informed that they would not be welcomed to engage the establishment for … Continue reading

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A Gay Dad Sounds Off on the Terror Threatening to Be Unleashed on California Families

It is time to take the lunatics seriously. I envision it will go something like this: I am exiting a restaurant with my two vibrant and happy 12-year old sons in tow. A pleasantly dressed young man stops us. “Would … Continue reading

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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?

  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 … Continue reading

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A Gay Dad Sounds Off on the Homophobic Pediatrician and Florist Who Attempted to Humiliate LGBT Families

A popular insurance company pays a great deal of advertising money to let everyone know that they are in fact “our good neighbors.” They populate commercial after commercial with cheery, miraculously at-your-service agents who care about their clients above all … Continue reading

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How Harvey Milk’s Death, and the World AIDS Losses Brought Us Marriage and Family Equality

Harvey Milk was shot and killed on November 27, 1978. Almost a decade later, on December 1, 1988 the first World AIDS Day was enacted. The first was a dramatic local tragedy around several local politicians and the second was … Continue reading

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