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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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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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