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My Listen To Your Mother Performance (Video)

If you missed it, you can watch the LTYM Kansas City show here (along with hundreds of others) on the Listen To Your Mother YouTube Channel. My fellow cast members’ videos astound me. They’re all rockstars with incredible stories to … Continue reading

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Listen To Your Mother : A Week of Firsts

  **This is the piece I wrote for and read aloud in The Listen To Your Mother Show : Kansas City last Saturday night. Many people who weren’t able to attend have been asking to read the essays, so here’s … Continue reading

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Hide and Seek

I’m not here. Let’s play hide and seek. You can find me HERE. You’ll find me writing a guest post at Katie Sluiter’s place. She’s asked me to be a Sluiter Recruit. I’m honored and nervous. Comments here are off, please … Continue reading

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Where I’m From–New Orleans

Looking for my Storkie giveaway? CLICK HERE! I found this writing excercise via Galit Breen’s blog, These Little Waves, and she got it from Mama Kat. It’s been on my mind for awhile, but I’ve been distracted. Now it’s time. … Continue reading

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My Name is Larry, and When I Was 42, I Came Out of the Closet

**If you missed the previous posts in this series by me, my mom, and my brothers, please go here, here, here, and here to catch up. Below is my dad’s version. Dad is an attorney specializing in maritime and personal … Continue reading

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My name is Julie, and When I was 41, My Husband Told Me He Was Gay

**If you missed previous installments in this series, go here, here, and here. My mom, Julie, is currently a clinical social worker in New Orleans. She has not remarried.** I had an old girlfriend from Oklahoma visiting for the week. One day … Continue reading

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My Name is Kevin, and When I Was Nine, My Dad Came Out of the Closet

**If you missed the first two parts of this fascinating new mini series, please go here and here. Below is my youngest brother Kevin’s account of that same day. Kevin is six years younger than I and owns his own business, … Continue reading

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My Name is Mark, and When I was 13, My Dad Came Out of the Closet

**If you missed my version of the day my dad revealed he was gay, click HERE to read it. This is my brother Mark’s perspective on that very same day. Mark is two years younger than I and is an attorney … Continue reading

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Hi, My Name is Erin, and When I Was 15, My Dad Came Out of the Closet.

When my parents announced that Sunday morning that it was time for a “family meeting,” my stomach lurched and the golden, glistening fried eggs I’d just eaten threatened to reappear. My younger brother, Mark, and I jeered and jabbed at each other … Continue reading

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Polka Dots

My friend Ami’s blog, Writing Out Loud, recently featured a post entitled “Polka Dotted Dreams.” I was instantly inspired by her vivid description to write my own post based on her prompt over at her Creativity Corner. Go check Ami … Continue reading

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