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A Gay Dad Pulls His Kids out of Private School and into Public, to Celebrate California’s New Transgender Respect Law

I got the news at the beginning of summer. The school my sons had gone to for the past five years was closing. With sadness, I needed to find them a new private school. I checked out the local public … Continue reading

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A Gay Dad’s Open Letter to the International Olympic Committee: Move the Damned Games Already

Two masters of the art come face to face and battle wits, brawn, and skill to win their meet and emerge victorious. While that could be a description of an instance at the Olympic Games, it is really an observation … Continue reading

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The Day I Took My Ten-Year-Old Sons and Eighty-Year-Old Parents to See a Show About Drag Queens

The mix of cultural experiences, generational viewpoints, and age perspectives within a family can be fascinating, intriguing, and sometimes, yes, a little disconcerting. A friend of mine told me that she was a little concerned when her young daughter bounced … Continue reading

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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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