AN INEVITABLE TRUTH

So our son will soon be two and I was recently asked why I have never written about his birthday. Not the cake filled, balloon type of birthday, but his actual day of birth. Sure, I have written many pieces leading up to his birth – the meeting of the birth mom, learning to navigate…

BEST LGBT BOOKS FOR KIDS

Every night my partner and I sit down with our 9-month old daughter, Ava and read her three bedtime stories. The first two vary nightly, but we always end with the same one: “Mommy, Mama and Me.” It is short, cute, and ends with “Mommy and Mama kiss me goodnight” which of course we follow…

HAVE YOU USED A SPERM BANK? RECEIVE A GIFT CARD FOR YOUR THOUGHTS

We were recently approached by GenePeeks – a genetic information company with a mission to help families protect the health of future generations. The company is working to create a different kind of sperm bank, one with fewer genetic risks and fantastic customer service. The inspiration for the company came from CEO Anne Morriss’s own experience with…

DOMA AND PROP 8 HEADED TO THE SUPREME COURT

Image © Meryl Schenker Photography News outlets are brimming with marriage-equality stories lately, in part because the Supreme Court announced Friday that it will be hearing two cases related to marriage equality. Both cases will be decided sometime before June 2013. The first concerns California Proposition 8, which prohibits same-sex marriage. It was voted into…

NFL MACHO MEN SAY GAY IS OK

I’m one of the few lesbians who doesn’t follow football. But some of these NFL guys have really caught my attention lately. Apart from the extremely tight-fitting pants, the reaching between each other’s legs to grab a ball, and the love of piling on top of each other at every chance they get, football is…