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A Gay Dad’s Open Letter to Dolce and Gabbana

Dolce and Gabbana are not Ben and Jerry. Ben and Jerry are straight. Dolce and Gabbana are gay. Ben and Jerry make ice cream fashionable, Dolce and Gabbana make icy fashions. Ben and Jerry are sweetly pro-LGBT and marriage equality. … 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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Why I Want Pope Francis to Write the Requiem for Gabriel Fernandez, the Boy Slaughtered by His Parents for Appearing Gay

There is a story that I have felt compelled to write for three months. I have not written it because I have found it difficult to find the words. I have the words. I have the exact words. I have … Continue reading

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A Gay Dad’s Open Letter to the Christian Grandmother Proposing Homophobic Themed Books for Teens

Laurie Higgins is a Christian grandmother with a limited professional background (according to her bio). She has worked as “cultural analyst” for The Illinois “Family” Institute for six years, and before that was employed in the “writing center” for a … Continue reading

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A Gay Dad Sounds Off About the Iowa Moms and an Unthinkable Tragedy

As a gay dad, I have heard the words a thousand times.  “A child is better off with both a mother and a father”.  The statement always baffles me. Certainly, no two sets of parents of any make up are … Continue reading

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My Father’s Day Card to Lesbian Moms (and All Other Single or LGBT Parents)

(This article is revised from a similar article run on Mother’s Day 2013)                   Recently, authorJennifer Finney Boylancommented about her transgender experience: “After all these years, my own identity has wound up … Continue reading

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My Mother’s Day Card to Gay Dads (and All Other LGBT Parents)

Recently, author Jennifer Finney Boylan commented about her transgender experience: “After all these years, my own identity has wound up less altered than I had expected. It should not have been a surprise, perhaps, but the most shocking revelation after … Continue reading

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