Emily Morris

Girl Talk: My Dad Is Gay

My dad is gay. It is usually after I have known you for a little while before I will say those words to you. Sometimes it’s our first long conversation, when people go through the whole “Where are you from; what do you do; where’d you grow up?” script that everyone in the world receive…
By: Emily Morris / August 19, 2010

Girl Talk: My Brother Died Before I Was Born

My parents had been married for five years when they had their first child, a boy named Nathan. It was the fall of 1974 and he was born with Osteogenesis Imperfecta, a congenital bone disease you may have heard referred to as "Brittle Bone Disease." My mother was told she should institutionalize her baby, but…
By: Emily Morris / August 11, 2010