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New Studies Show: It Is Not About Whether the Parents Are Gay, It’s About Whether They Are Happy

My 10-year-old son Jason just bounded out of bed, excited to meet this Saturday morning. He crawled onto my lap as I was trying to type and we reviewed all the great things we have lined up this weekend. Snuggles … 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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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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How to Start an LGBT Family and Help the World

“Necessity is the mother of invention” goes the old saying. When there is a problem or an issue in play, a creative solution is often about to be realized. This point is nowhere more valid than in the area of … Continue reading

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A Gay Dad Note to the Parents Who Are Seeking to Devastate Their 15 Year-Old Daughter and Her 18 Year-Old Girlfriend

I did a double take when I first saw it. A teen girl was expelled and ARRESTED for having a relationship with another girl. I hunkered down in full fury mode reading the case. Then, my racing mind came to … Continue reading

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A Gay Dad Challenges Mike Huckabee to a Basketball Game

I have a confession to make. As much as I loathe clichés and generalizations, there is one that I live up to with incredible gusto. I typify the gay guy who doesn’t do sports. Not even a little bit. From the pains … Continue reading

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The Night a Son Told His Gay Dad That He Wanted to Become a Boy Scout

I really don’t know why I can’t seem to see these things coming.  I blog about them.  I write about prejudices, I have argued with countless anti-gay people, and I have diligently parented to the best of my ability.  And … Continue reading

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A Gay Dad, Republican Fathers and 4 Big Questions for Rob Portman

I relate to the Portman family on many levels.   Like Will Portman, I am also the son of a staunch Republican dad to whom I came out.  My dad is older than Rob Portman.  He adheres very much to the … Continue reading

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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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