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Not too late for Father’s Day… Hallmark has an eCard for two greatest dads

| Saturday, June 14, 2014
Hallmark
It's not too late to find a Father's Day card for your two dads! Hallmark has the answer for kids with the two "world's greatest dads" -- a special eCard created by transgender artist Kylie Summer Wu. The "I'll Take Two" card depicts a young girl shopping for Father's Day gifts, selecting two of each item...

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Obama gives nod to gay dads in annual Father’s Day proclamation

| Saturday, June 14, 2014
Carolyn Kaster, AP
President Barack Obama gave a nod to gay dads in his annual Father’s Day Proclamation, issued by the White House on Friday" "...This is a task for every father -- whether married or single, gay or straight, natural or adoptive -- and every child deserves someone who will step up and fill this role."

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About 23 percent of LGBT men getting Father’s Day greetings today

| Sunday, June 16, 2013
Family photoMichigan gay parents Kent (left) and Diego Love-Ramirez with son Lucas, 2, attended the White House Father's Day celebration on Friday.
About a quarter of LGBT men may be getting Happy Fathers’ Day wishes today.

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Obama: No substitute for love, support parents provide – ‘gay or straight’

| Sunday, June 16, 2013
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WASHINGTON -- In his weekly radio address on Saturday, President Barack Obama wished Americans a happy Father's Day, and said there's no substitute for the love and support that fathers provide -- "whether you're gay or straight."

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My first day as a dad

| Sunday, June 16, 2013
Jason
The nurse brought my new son over in a blanket and I held him softly on my chest. I look into his eyes and we connected. He was home, I was home. This was right. Deep in my heart, I knew this child was, and would be, my son forever. He would be named Jason. Loving, protecting, and defending him would be my life’s calling.

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To loving, accepting fathers everywhere, ‘Happy Father’s Day’

| Sunday, June 17, 2012
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It is true that there is a feeling of immortality in seeing our offspring grow and develop into young adults, with all the hope and clamor of life, but we must rejoice in their ability to bring new experiences to life, and new life to older experiences, free from the restrictions that we parents might have had to endure...

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I am the man my father built

| Sunday, June 17, 2012
Dad and I, c.1984
Ultimately, Dad raised exactly what he valued, a man who steps up and asks stupid questions and knows that to soar you must risk the occasional, spectacular crash. On my best days I live happily as the man my father built, writing and living as an HIV positive queer for all to see and never afraid to take a risk...

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For all the dads out there, and every man who makes a difference in someone’s life

| Sunday, June 19, 2011
randy2
Happy Father's Day to all the dads out there. To every man who makes a difference in someone's life, and teaches people to have no fear.

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For Dad: ‘I am the man my father built’

| Sunday, June 19, 2011
Mark and Dad, circa 1984
A Father's Day smile for you: when camping under the stars with Dad horrified me, and how his wish that I "stand out from the crowd" produced a shameless activist. A simple story of love and gratitude.

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