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Culture / Entertainment

Reflections on a Queer Childhood: The Dukes of Hazzard

Why would he just watch Daisy? Until that moment, I hadn’t thought much about her. I mean, she seemed sweet and all, but was I missing something? Was she a better actress than I had previously realized?

Divorce Sucks: The Birthday Episode
Kids / Parenting

Divorce Sucks: The Birthday Episode

Divorce sucks and my kids no longer have the kind of mom they once had.

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Family / Parenting

The Going Rate of a Gift Card

What is the going rate for a kid’s birthday gift card now?

On National Coming Out Day: A Look Back at My First Time
Identity / Life

On National Coming Out Day: A Look Back at My First Time

I was petrified of the future laid out before me. All I knew was that my life would hemorrhage with secrecy and fiction, that what I wanted didn’t exist, and that a full, happy life wasn’t possible. That was what I knew. That was all I knew.

I Hate National Coming Out Day
Identity / Life

I Hate National Coming Out Day

I hate National Coming Out Day. I have hated it since I first learned about it. Once, in college, I spent the entire day hiding in bed. I hate National Coming Out Day because I hate coming out. If you know me, you probably think there’s a punchline coming. I’m […]

When Your Kid Comes Out: 5 Tips for Parents
Family

When Your Kid Comes Out: 5 Tips for Parents

Coming out is hard but Stacy shares some advice for parents that will make it a little bit easier and pave the way for stronger family relationships.

When Picture Day Catches You by Surprise
Family / Parenting

When Picture Day Catches You by Surprise

What could be worse than oversleeping? Your kid telling you it’s Picture Day when you thought it was tomorrow.

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Family / Parenting

To the Bigoted Mom at Walgreens

To the bigoted mom at Walgreens, Hi! I don’t know you, and you don’t know me. But I do know your son. He was in my kid’s class last year and this year. He has trouble reading. I know this because I spent most of the time doing one-on-one work […]

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Family / Kids / Parenting

Saying Goodbye to Childhood

My daughter packed up her stuffed animals, and I’m finding it hard to say goodbye to them.

I Was Not Born This Way: A Response to Conversion Therapy
Health & Wellness / Identity / Life

I Was Not Born This Way: A Response to Conversion Therapy

The problem with conversion therapy is not the conviction that sexuality and gender are mutable. Instead, it is the notion that heterosexuality and gender conformity are best.