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10 Tips For Parents Who Find Out Their Kid Is Gay

"Mom, Dad, I'm gay." Rarely are these words met with fanfare and rainbow flags flying, except in the rare instance when your parents already knew and were just waiting for you to admit it. The more common reactions are fear, disappointment, confusion and outright anger. But the worst is when a ...

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Is He Checking Me Out? What Gay Men Think In The Locker Room

Michael Sam made headline news when he shared a celebratory kiss with his boyfriend after hearing that he was joining the St. Louis Rams. With the rise in openly gay athletes participating in professional sports, many people are wondering if gay athletes are more or less prone to check out other athletes in the ...

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5 Ways To Be A Great Father – No Matter What Your Sexuality Is

Light up the charcoals, be respectfully quiet at the tee box, and don't forget to chill the six-packs. It's time to celebrate Dad and let him know how much you love him. Yep, it's Fathers Day! Every year, about a month after celebrating Mom, we pay homage to the guy who helped us learn to ride a ...

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Coming Out Late In Life? 9 Challenges To Expect

Every time a new state recognizes gay marriage, my coming out coaching practice gets inundated with calls. It seems the more that people recognize that love is love, the more gay people feel safe to come out of the closet. However, what is surprising about these calls is that they do not come from ...

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Why You Don't Have To Be Gay To Be Proud

Every June, rainbow flags begin to ruffle in the wind in honor of the stonewall riots in New York, 1969. It's a time to honor the impact that LGBT people have in our world and the fight for equal rights. In May 2010, President Barack Obama declared June LGBT Pride Month and entreated "all Americans to ...

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Articles by Rick Clemons
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10 Tips For Parents Who Find Out Their Kid Is Gay

Be Out about your child's sexuality.

Homosexuality In The Locker Room

Is He Checking Me Out? What Gay Men Think In The Locker Room

Gay athletes are coming out of the closet. And some people are getting uncomfortable.

Love: How To Be A Great Dad For Father's Day

5 Ways To Be A Great Father – No Matter What Your Sexuality Is

Is it high testosterone and sports knowledge that makes a dad a dad? Nope, it’s unconditional love!

Homosexuality: Coming Out Late In Life

Coming Out Late In Life? 9 Challenges To Expect

Just because you're older, doesn't make it easier.

Homosexuality: Being Proud For Gay Pride Month

Why You Don't Have To Be Gay To Be Proud

Let's celebrate all of the colorful people we know this month.

Rick Clemons

All Specialties

Anxiety Issues, Blended Family Issues, Career, Control Issues, Couples/Marital Issues, Dating/Being Single Support, Divorce/Divorce Prevention, Empowering Women, Forgiveness, HIV/AIDS, Holistic Coach, LGBT Issues (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender), Life Management, Life Transitions, Men's Issues, Midlife Crisis, Parenting, Self-Esteem, Sex Addiction, Sexuality, Stress Management