Share Your Story: Margaret Elysia Garcia – Chicken Pox

The best thing to happen to me after my mom came out was that I came down with chicken pox. My brother got them first. We thought it was the flu. He was home all day from school and when I came home to check on the downed ten year old, he grabbed my hand, breathed in my face and said: +ACI-I got the … [Read more...]

Share Your Story Erin Crowley: Kids Have to Come Out Too

When I was 13, my mom told me that she was gay. My parents had divorced a few years prior and Mom and I were going through a lot together. The biggest changes of all were due to the fact that I was a teenager and my own world was changing. I stole my poor mom's thunder during an arbitrary … [Read more...]

Share Your Story @MomIsALesbian: “They were roommates.”

I???m a 40 year-old straight daughter of a lesbian. My parents divorced when I was two and I was raised by Mom while my brothers were raised by my dad. I admire my mom for making the hard choice to leave two kids behind in order to live the way she knew she needed to. She felt differently about … [Read more...]

Share Your Story Leah: My Mom Did What She Was Supposed to Do

My parents divorced when I was eight, and my mom began dating women soon after. This was over 20 years ago, when there was not the acceptance there is today. My granddad was a minister, and my mom gre up in the church - I can only imagine how hard that must have been for her. My mom did what she … [Read more...]

The Gay Dad Project Share Your Story: Leigh

It's hard to know where to begin. I've been a heterosexual woman my entire life. I've always dated men and 14 years ago, married my husband, just like a virtuous woman should. In the last 14 years we've had five beautiful children and built a life together. We've done everything right according to … [Read more...]