As a kid, I thought AIDS was just a joke. I know now that it’s not funny.
Jared Karol lives in Oakland, CA. He is a writer, an editor, a musician, a humorist, a rider of public transportation, a gay rights activist, the father of boy/girl twins, a San Francisco enthusiast, and a bunch of other stuff. You can find his writing on his personal blog, Lick the Fridge. He is also the co-founder---along with Amie Shea and Erin Margolin---of The Gay Dad Project, an exploration of the unique family configuration where one parent has come out as gay.
A son gains the maturity to contemplate the complexities of his mother’s identity and relationship to his father, who came out as a gay man.
Jared Karol on dealing separately with the confusion of having a gay father, and the man his father was.
When you’re a teenager and your father comes out as gay, you can end up feeling like there’s no one you can tell. Erin and Jared exchange letters about their experiences as the children of gay men.
14-year-old Jared Karol didn’t understand when his father told him he was gay. Now grown up, he hopes his own children won’t go through the same thing.
Debbie Reese explains the way that derogatory depictions of American Indians harms the self-image of young American Indian children.
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When white South Africans express an acute fear of violent crime, it can often sound like fear of crime has become a more acceptable way for white people to express their fear of black people and of a government led by black people.
Four young activists interview gay, lesbian and trans-gender elders who explore how the perfect storm of 1960s activism inspired them to fight for their personal freedoms.
The actors in a new play from Harvey Fierstein experience a different kind of male bonding.
The whole world cannot be childproofed, and that’s actually a good thing.
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Andrew Smiler highlights 14 aspects of sexuality that every parent should teach their sons.
“Without music, life would be a mistake.” ~ Friedrich Nietzsche
Jeff Perera explains his “Ladder of Masculinity” TEDx talk, and how toxic masculinity is linked to violence.
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