children of gay parents

David Neubecker, Malina Simard-Halm and Rachel Braccini join Ahmed to discuss each of their situations and to explain why they all support gay marriage and same-sex couple raising children.
As a part of the Huffington Post's #TalkToMe series, Sammy interviews me. I do turn the tables on him a few times but you get to see a little into our world.
I did what any curious twelve year old would do and started reading. I hadn't yet had the proper sex tutorial -- and who better to teach you about the birds and the bees than Madonna and a dominatrix named Dita.
I set out to write a book to shift the narrative of the gay community and the church. Instead, I ended up writing a different story. After broader exposure to the vast challenges standing in the way of achieving the true definition of equality, the novel aims to shift the narrative of women, the LGBT community, and the determination we all need to achieve real and concrete progress for both.
Simply put, the State Department does not need to tell straight parents that they are the norm because, trust me, everyone else does a good job of that already.
No matter what I said or did, you would never go away. There was so many things you couldn't control, like the simple fact that you were in a same-sex relationship at a time in America when that was abhorred. You couldn't make us happy. But you could control if you stayed or left, and you always stayed.