Archives for January 2013

Inching Closer to Coming Out

I wrote a piece for the Gay Dad Project several months ago explaining if, why, how and when I would ever tell my daughter that I???m bisexual. What makes it difficult for me is that I've never made a conscious effort not to tell my daughter about my sexuality . . . it's just never come up. Because … [Read more...]

Share Your Story, Elizabeth: I would love to be a mother someday

Hi, my name is Elizabeth, and I would love to be a mother someday. However, it???s not as easy for me as it would seem. See, I???m transgender. Basically it means that one???s physical sex doesn???t match up with one???s internal sense of gender. For me, it means that I was born with a male body, … [Read more...]

And John Is My Boyfriend

This post is a follow up to Tom Is My Friend. So now I???m a couple months shy of my fifteenth birthday and I have a gay dad for the first time in my life. Of course I???ve had a gay dad for almost fifteen years, but since I didn???t know that until now. . . well, you can see how it was going to … [Read more...]

Tom Is My Friend

Editor's note: Jared stepped down from his official Gay Dad Project duties a few short weeks ago, but we are happy to welcome him back as a contributor with this piece. +ACY-nbsp+ADs I get off the plane and walk through the tunnel that connects to the terminal. My dad and his friend Tom are waiting … [Read more...]

Share Your Story, Marisa Dameron: Influence

Blessed is the influence of one true, loving human soul on another. ?? ?? ?? ?? ?? ?? ?? ?? ?? ?? ?? ?? ?? ?? ?? ?? ?? ?? ?? ?? ?? ?? ?? ?? ?? ?? ?? ?? ?? ?? +AH4-George Eliot The definition of ???influence??? is to move or impel (a person) to some action. When one is asked to discuss a person who … [Read more...]