Bringing Up Gayby

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Originally published at sheilas.org.au for ‘First Person

I’m often asked by strangers about my childhood, but it’s not because I was a particularly remarkable child. In fact, I was just your average rambunctious kid and this is something that frequently surprises people. You see, both of my parents are gay and I am what has come to be known in recent years as a Gayby; the child of same-sex attracted parents.

If I had a grain of glitter for every time I’ve been asked (often by someone I barely know) ‘what it’s like to have no father’ or ‘if I was a lesbian because my mum is one’ then I’d be a very fabulous lady… Continue reading HERE

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