Category Archives: relationships

I Do

“Who Needs Marriage?” I was in Safeway last November, my young son perched in the front of my grocery cart as we waited in the checkout line. As I casually scanned the news rack, the usual sea of sensational tabloid headlines and … Continue reading

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Batting For the Other Team

The website’s name had already tipped me off – howtoraiseyourboyfriend.com – but the hot pink homepage confirmed it: I’d officially entered Hetero Hell. “Boyfriends need to be raised,” the welcome banner proclaims, “Let us show you how.” And then, the … Continue reading

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Heavy Lifting

Becoming a new parent – gay or straight, by birth or through adoption – completely and utterly changes your life. This week, I have a guest post featured on the Momoir Blog that looks at the “heavy lifting” that comes … Continue reading

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