Tag Archives: Rob Watson

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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A Straight Ally Tells Her LGBT Friends, “What I am Asking is Hard, but We Need for You to Remove the Mask.”

This is a guest blog by Joni Bosch, religious education teacher, and longtime LGBT ally. I took a human sexuality class in college. The last day of class, the professor gave us a scenario. The world was going to come … Continue reading

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A Gay Dad’s Requiem for a Little Boy Named Zachary, Killed Because He Might Become Gay

When my sons were very little, about three years old, there were times when I would sit back and just marvel at them.  Here were these incredible little boys exploring and reacting to the world around them.  Since my sons … Continue reading

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The Real True Story About How Parents Adopted Out Their Child When He Told Them He Was Gay

Early April 2013 a story on social media started immediately “going viral”.  72,000 people shared a story called, “PARENTS PUT 16 YEAR OLD DAUGHTER UP FOR ADOPTION AFTER LEARNING SHE IS GAY”.  Almost as suddenly as the story had taken … Continue reading

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A Gay Dad Sounds Off: Dear Mr. Putin, No Nobel Prize for Child Abuse

 Vladimir Putin is used to winning.  He is undisputedly a winner from the recent LGBT confrontation-free Olympic Games.  He now has his eyes set on the Ukraine and he has taken control of the internet in Russia.   The biggest snowjob … Continue reading

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A Gay Dad Takes on the Frozen-Hating Mormon Grandmother

Last week a self defined Mormon grandmother named Kathryn Skaggs wrote a blog in an effort to alert the world that the movie Frozen was targeting children with a “gay agenda”.  In a sense, she was not alone in seeing … Continue reading

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A Gay Dad Thanks Coke for Its Super Bowl Commercial But Asks, “Is It the Real Thing?”

I have to confess that I have always looked forward to Super Bowl Sundays.  I did so for other reasons than most people do, however.  It was not to watch “the game”, but rather, to go out and enjoy venues … Continue reading

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