• Dear Dad – We’ve Come A Long Way

    +ACY-nbsp+ADs +ACY-nbsp+ADs +ACY-nbsp+ADs +ACY-nbsp+ADs Dear Dad - I remember our first Pride celebration together in Sweden eight years ago. You mentioned … Read More...

    Dear Dad – We’ve Come A Long Way
  • Dear Dad, The grandkids are alright

    So, Dad, your great-granddaughter told me a story. That little girl who went to you so easily when she was only a year old, is all grown up and … Read More...

    Dear Dad, The grandkids are alright
  • Dear Dad

    Dear Dad, I hope this Father's Day you feel free to be happy. You are retired and your hardest days, I believe, are behind you. You live in LA and … Read More...

    Dear Dad
  • Love you, Ma

    The day I discovered my dad was gay came after a conversation I had with him in which I asked why he didn't have a girlfriend. He said something about … Read More...

    Love you, Ma
  • Mom Said Yes

    Mom, I am probably too hard on you. I might want to blame you for staying married to dad, or judge you for this or that, but when it comes down to it, … Read More...

    Mom Said Yes
  • I wanted you to have a father

    My mother had known for decades that Dad was gay. He told me so in 1975 when he came out to me. It would be another decade before I had the nerve … Read More...

    I wanted you to have a father
  • Happy Mother’s Day, Mrs. Bechdel

    Days and days and days That's how it happens Days and days and days Made of lunches And car rides And shirts and socks And grades And … Read More...

    Happy Mother’s Day, Mrs. Bechdel
  • Mama

    My mama was born in a tiny town in West Virginia. So tiny and insignificant I've never put its name to memory. Her mom, my grandma Bittenger, was a … Read More...

    Mama