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These 2 Men Didn’t Think Marriage Mattered To Them. Then They Married Each Other.

For these two men, marriage equality actually did change the meaning and quality of marriage. It changed how the world saw them.

These 2 Men Didn’t Think Marriage Mattered To Them. Then They Married Each Other.
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A letter to the woman who told me to stay in my daughter's life after seeing my skin.

'I'm not a shiny unicorn. There are plenty of black men like me who love fatherhood.'

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Fathers Everywhere

This article originally appeared on 06.15.16


To a stranger I met at a coffee shop a few years ago who introduced me to what my life as a parent would be like:

My "welcome to black fatherhood moment" happened five years ago, and I remember it like it happened yesterday.

I doubt you'll remember it, though — so let me refresh your memory.

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