Articles written by: Dylan

Dylan writes about being a queer and trans parent over at Queer Dads Blog. He is a Midwesterner at heart, having lived in five different Midwestern states before landing in Minnesota. When he's not wrangling his kids he works with an LGBTQ health advocacy organization. Dylan lives with his partner and two kids in Minneapolis.

6 Racially Diverse and LGBTQ Positive Children’s Books
Books

6 Racially Diverse and LGBTQ Positive Children’s Books

Dylan has found the feminist, racially diverse, LGBTQ-positive children’s books you’ve been looking for!

Photo caption: Dylan Flunker
Family / Family-building / Parenting

All Kinds of Changes that Come with a Second Child

We have been slowly acclimating to the new “normal” over here at the FaB house with the arrival of kid number two. It’s been seven weeks, which feels like both forever and the blink of an eye. So what really changed when we had a second kid? 1. Sleep, and lack thereof […]

Trans 101: DOs and DON’Ts
Advice / Identity / Life

Trans 101: DOs and DON’Ts

So your co-worker, aunt, favorite celebrity, or daughter’s BFF is transitioning. How do you deal?

Talking to Young Children about Death
Family

Talking to Young Children about Death

Young children have a lot of questions about death.

Make the Yuletide Gay
Identity / Life

Make the Yuletide Gay

‘Tis the season for family togetherness! Here are five ways to queer it up and make the yuletide gay!

Photo courtesy of Dylan Flunker
Family / Family-building

Baby Makes Four: Making Way for a Second Child

In the five stages of grief around no longer being an only child, we’ve primarily been in “denial” and “bargaining,” while dabbling with “acceptance.”

LGBT Healthcare Bill of Rights
Health & Wellness

LGBT Healthcare Bill of Rights

Did you know that in order to be accredited by the Joint Commission hospitals must now have an LGBT nondiscrimination policy?

Dylan Goes to the City Council
News & Politics

Dylan Goes to the City Council

As any trans person will tell you, access to gender neutral bathrooms can be life-changing.

Baby Fever
Family

Baby Fever

I’m here, I’m queer, and I have serious baby fever.

5 Things You Should Know About Trans Parenthood
Identity / Life

5 Things You Should Know About Trans Parenthood

Like so many things, being a trans parent can be murky and complicated. And it’s a very individual experience.