At The Walrus, we’ve shared essays and features about fathers who are working to give their children better lives and about those indebted to their fathers. We’ve also discussed more complicated relationships—dads who are absent, dads who are missed, and unconventional father figures—all of whom come to mind on Father’s Day.
Here are some of those conversations.
BY YASIR KHAN
Growing up, I remained largely ignorant about healthy sexuality. Can I do better for my daughter?
BY MIHIRA LAKSHMAN
In a pandemic, our economy is sending a clear message: you can either work or parent
BY HARLEY RUSTAD
Bill Gaston’s new memoir examines his dad’s life—and our fears that we all become our parents
BY KEVIN CHONG
People say your life changes when you become a dad. Mine changed when I met my wife’s son
BY MARK ABLEY
I always knew my dad loved me. But he often seemed to love his music more
BY TESSA LLOYD
Their father was prime minister for nearly a decade. What was it like to be his sons?