I Write Because It’s What I Know

I wrote my first story shortly after I learned how to write. By second grade, I was expressing my fears, my happiness and many of my experiences in the same way. It was clear what I was, a writer. I've always believed that everyone has their own gift to share with and bless the world. I have never … [Read more...]

Long Without a Tribe

+ACY-nbsp+ADs There must be others like me. Where are they? It took me more than three decades to even ask this question. The journey began on Father's Day, 1975, when I asked my dad if had ever been unfaithful to Mom. He'd always been a shameless flirter. I was 24. He stunned me by … [Read more...]

The Parts Now Seen

+ACY-nbsp+ADs It's hard to explain what it feels like to meet another 'kid' for the first time. A sea of uncontrolled questions usually flow out, +ACI-Did you know?+ACI +ACI-When did your dad come out?+ACI +ACI-Did he have boyfriends?+ACI +ACI-How about your mom?+ACI The past five years have been filled with these moments. The … [Read more...]

Dad’s Secret

There is a photo. It???s my first Christmas. I am barely walking, and holding a giant red stocking, with a huge innocent smile on my face. My dad is sitting in front of the Christmas tree, reaching toward me. Grinning. It looks like a greeting card, like the perfect family. And if you didn???t know … [Read more...]

Jennifer Hunt: How Did You Not Know?

+ACI-How did you not know?+ACI The million dollar question. Still brings a twinge of pain every single time, even all these years later. Maybe I did, somewhere in the depths of my mind, know that something about the man that was first my best friend, my husband, father of my children and now soon to be … [Read more...]