As an open LGBTQ parent, it’s obvious I’m different as an individual than my heterosexual counterparts, but those differences are just a mere portion of who I am as a person.
Watching the new Queer Eye as a new(-ish) gay man and father created some conflicts for our writer, and now he understands why.
Being called a “mild-mannered gay” by my daughter really got to me. So I jumped in and joined a gay men’s choir. All jazz hands on deck.
How does a transgender dad raise his presumably straight, cisgender boy to proud of who he is and aware of the privilege he has in this world?
That’s a funny thing about the human heart. No matter how full of love it is, there is always room for more. A stepfather enters my daughter’s life.
Fact: I have lost more friends becoming a gay parent than I have coming out as gay in the first place. Some straight, some gay but I have no regrets.