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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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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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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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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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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 Sounds Off About Fundamentalists Who Target My Kids

As a parent, my job one is the protection and care of my children. It is my job to be vigilant over their self-worth, to keep them physically safe, to show them how to be moral and productive citizens, and … 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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