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For Parents: Discussing HIV And Safe Sex With Your Gay and Bisexual Sons

For Parents: Discussing HIV And Safe Sex With Your Gay and Bisexual Sons

By Daniel Parkinson Speaking as an MD, I want all of your gay sons to be extremely cautious and reluctant about sex, because of the health consequences. Your concerns are legitimate, because the risk is real. As loving parents I hope that you will all let your children know how important it is to you, as parents, that they inform themselves and protect themselves. For the […]

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Mama Dragons Respond to Orlando Massacre

Mama Dragons Respond to Orlando Massacre

By the Mama Dragons’ Board of Directors As mothers and mother figures who fiercely love our own LGBT children, our collective hearts are broken over this latest act of hatred and violence. We mourn with the families of these brave souls who just wanted to live their truth proudly and openly in a world that has a long way to go toward inclusion and unconditional […]

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Celebrating the “Awesome, Splendid Mess” of Marriage

Celebrating the “Awesome, Splendid Mess” of Marriage

By Carol Lynn Pearson June is traditionally the month of weddings. Who would have thought even a few years ago that some of those weddings could be for our dear ones who are gay? Amazing new doors have opened and couples who used to have to meet in dark places can now celebrate their love out in the open, smiling for all to see. Everyone […]

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Marching Mama Dragons: Standing up and Speaking Up

Marching Mama Dragons: Standing up and Speaking Up

By Vicki Wimmer Johnson Long before Mama Dragons began marching in the Gay Pride celebrations of today, mothers of LGBTQ+ children have been standing up for and speaking out for their children’s rights. I can’t imagine the courage Jeanne Manford, the founder of PFLAG organization, had as she walked with her gay son Morty over 40 years ago in New York City following the Stonewall […]

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