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Christian, Married, And Gay? Now What?

Tim Rymel | Posted 07.01.2016 | Religion
Tim Rymel

No one knows how many people find themselves in these situations because churches don't talk about it. The media doesn't cover it. Like having an alcoholic family member, it becomes the elephant in the room we'd prefer not to discuss. It's uncomfortable and doesn't align with our "family values."

Your Gay vs. My Gay: Coming Out and Becoming a Better Parent

Janet Mason | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Janet Mason

Bonnie Kaye, M.Ed., is an internationally known author and counselor to straight women who are married to gay men. She also counsels closeted gay men on how honesty can help them and their female spouses. Here she answers my question.

If My Spouse Were Gay!

Rick Clemons | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Rick Clemons

First reactions to the coming out of a spouse are typically gnashing of teeth, screaming in anger, and raising hands to the heavens, crying, "Why me?" I'm not going to ask you not to have those types of reactions. You're human, for crying out loud! What I'm going to invite you to do is try a few new thoughts on for size, thoughts laced in love and understanding.

The New Mixed Marriage: One Straight Spouse, One Gay Spouse

Joe Kort, Ph.D. | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Joe Kort, Ph.D.

Most people judge the gay spouses of mixed-orientation couples, asking why they married in the first place. They judge the straight spouse for wanting to stay. Others judge the couple if they choose to remain together and make a go of it.

One 'Straight Spouse' For Marriage Equality

Juliet Jeske | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Juliet Jeske

Had my former spouse and countless others felt that they had the option to marry and raise children with a same-sex partner, the plight of many "straight spouses" like me could have been avoided.

The BIG Secret That Causes Splits

Susan Pease Gadoua | Posted 03.11.2012 | Divorce
Susan Pease Gadoua estimates that there are 4 million women in this country who are currently married, or who have been married, to gay men.