Tag "Family"

Our Stories 18 Comments

AT THE END OF MY BREATH (Part 2)

Previously on AT THE END OF MY BREATH… * “My name is Dillish. And I’m gay.” After I said this, I took a moment to observe the reaction from the

Fiction 21 Comments

LOVE BEYOND BORDERS

I remember when his hair caught fire. We were playing a game of chess at the dining table, with a candle since the rechargeable lamp was low on battery. He

Fiction 21 Comments

A POSSIBLE THING

The house was still, in fact too still for a place usually known for noise. Folawiyo had just walked into the room—where his parents sat discussing the recent Independence anniversary

Our Stories 26 Comments

THE NAME OF MY GIRLFRIEND

Perhaps I was the one who made the mistake of linking my brother to my friend. Not like there had been a lot of options at the time: the family

Kito Stories 19 Comments

HIS COMING OUT STORY (Edition 9)

My life took a new turn when I turned 18, due to an experience that changed my life forever (This story will be told another day). I resolved to be

Editor's Desk 6 Comments

How Gay Dads Shut Down Ignorant Parenting Stereotypes

[Written by Mark Loewen and Originally published on GSN] Being a gay dad means that you will come out. A lot. Over and over again. Before I was a parent,

Our Stories 45 Comments

THE OTHER SIDE OF MIDNIGHT

So, this is a follow-up to my story, Going Through The Valley Of The Shadow Of Hell. So much has happened since that story was published and I want to

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IN THE MIND OF A GROWING CHILD

Growing up was hard. My father was a Muslim and my mother a Christian, and they fought all the time, sometimes over financial issues and sometimes over which religion their

Kito Stories 30 Comments

HIS COMING OUT STORY (Edition 8)

April 3rd, 2017. I decided to take my sister out to swim. It was her 20th birthday and I’m her big brother. I decided also to introduce her to my

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Opinion: Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade Supporting Their Son Zion at Pride Is The Example We All Need

There was an unmistakable sense of joy on the face of 11-year-old Zion Wade, the son of Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade, last weekend at the 11th annual Miami Beach