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I Like To Know What Makes Things Go

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A few years ago, I gave my father a fat stack of stories that I’d written about our family, hoping to connect with him by sharing a bit of myself. What I didn’t know for years after was the stories … Continue reading

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To Watch Her Bloom

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“Is everything alright?” The wide-faced woman folding sweaters at the entrance of the Target dressing room asks. “Oh no, we’re fine.” I assure her, standing in the narrow hall between dressing rooms, while Alice cries loudly within the stall. The … Continue reading

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In The Name Of Love

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One day before Alice’s sixteenth birthday, Max, June, Alice and I pile into the car and head West for the promised excursion to the Gay Pride Parade in Santa Cruz. Earlier in the week, June took Alice shopping for the … Continue reading

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Camp Ten Trees In Rainbow Colors

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[This guest post comes from Margaret Barton-Ross, a volunteer cook at Camp Ten Trees in the Pacific Northwest. Please make her feel welcome and spread the word about this great camp for LGBT families.] It had never been my lifelong … Continue reading

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Claudia Eicker-Harris and My Family!™

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I am totally over the moon for My Family!™ a company founded in 2010 by Monica and Cheril Bey-Clarke to address the needs of children in the LGBT community. In an effort to spread the word about their books, I asked Cheril … Continue reading

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