I have no idea what this comment is about, but I was a professional HIV educator for years. I got paid to talk to people about safer sex and risk evaluation. That wasn’t the purpose of my story above.

I had many talks with Brent about sex over the years, some of which were informed by my experience as an educator. I have plenty of writing available on the Internet that goes into great detail about safer sex practices.

This story had a complete different point. I didn’t write it to provide education about STIs, HIV, and pregnancy. I wrote it to talk about relationships between parents and children, and particularly LGBT parents who may worry, consciously or otherwise, about the wisdom of being frank with their children.

Writer. Runner. Marine. Airman. Former LGBTQ and HIV activist. Former ActUpNY and Queer Nation. Polyglot. Middle-aged, uppity faggot. jamesfinnwrites@gmail.com

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