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Suburban Butch Dad Report: Professionally Gender Neutral

My HR person gave me a nice post birthday present the other day.  She was working on a proposal involving me (I’m a consultant, so we’re always working on the next contract and assignment).  The proposals often involve writing paragraphs … Continue reading

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Suburban Butch Dad Report: Passing on the Family Business of Speaking Up For Yourself

I would like to share a Proud Parenting Moment concerning my Elder Spawn.  Tonight she stood up for her beliefs and for what she wanted, in the face of opposition by some privileged, spoiled popular girls on her soccer team. … Continue reading

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Suburban Butch Dad Report: a groom to be?

If you’re tracking queer related news in the US, you probably noticed that Washington State took a big step toward legalizing queer marriages the other day.  Elder Spawn and I went to the capitol to be on hand for part … Continue reading

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Suburban Butch Dad Report: why are some things girl’s and some things boy’s?

Every school morning, my elder daughter and I are up together in the pre-dawn gray eating breakfast, making lunches and gearing up for the day.  She’s in middle school now, so she has one less hour to hang out in … Continue reading

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Suburban Butch Dad Report: Chop Wood…

I’m a doer, a fixer, a problem solver.  That’s great when the problems confronting me are solvable, but it’s a source of stress otherwise. For example, I’m ‘between gigs’ aka unemployed.  It’s not a problem that I can solve quickly, … Continue reading

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Suburban Butch Dad Report: Trans acceptance in fifth grade

I’ve been having some proud papa moments with my Elder Spawn lately.  She and I have had lots of conversations about what it means to be transgender, genderqueer and gay/lesbian/bi/queer.  As she’s gotten older and more savvy, these conversations have … Continue reading

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Suburban Butch Dad Report: Bachelor Time

[ed note:  wrote this on Wednesday, but obviously didn’t get it posted right away… so thar be updates amongst it] This evening I’ll drive my family up to the airport, help them get into the security and kiss them goodbye. … Continue reading

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Suburban Butch Dad Report: yard work

I got some much needed time in the yard today.  Much needed because my yard and garden have gone to the weeds and much needed because weeding and working outside are good for me.  I love the way physical work … Continue reading

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Suburban Butch Dad Report: grab bag

Reaching into the Suburban Butch Dad bag, I pull out …. Clean up, clean up, everybody, everywhere.. clean up, clean up, everybody do their share Yes, it was time to get some things done in terms of organizing and clean … Continue reading

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Suburban Butch Dad Report: talking trans to our kids

I saw a link to this article on Twitter yesterday (thanks, LivingSexuality) and my immediate reaction was, Duh! Of course! Should We Introduce Children to the Concept of Transgender People? This is a pretty short post on The Huffington Post … Continue reading

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