Gay Dad Life

When Everybody Asks a Gay Dad, “So, You’re the Mom?”

"So, you're the mom?" That's a question I get asked a lot by fellow parents, friends, family and casual acquaintances.

“So, you're the mom?" That's a question I get asked a lot by fellow parents, friends, family and casual acquaintances. I used to laugh it off as something funny, but always felt it was brash and lacked tact, frankly. I am a gay male who is also a parent to two adorable boys with another man. Does that, then, make it so one of us has to be the mother? It made me think of a few more questions I will dare to answer in this blog. Am I female? Am I trying to take a woman's place or roles? Am I trying to portray the stereotypical attributes of a motherly figure? Does society always feel the need to label or categorize?
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Saviors

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My first born son is a blonde-haired, blue-eyed, pale-skinned beautiful little boy. I knew the day would come when he would ask about his multiracial, darker-skinned brother wondering why they looked so different. At least I thought that day would come. So when he approached me to ask why his little brother's color was different than his, I assumed he was talking about skin color.

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