Q & A WITH FAMILY BY DESIGN FOUNDER DARREN SPEDALE

Q & A WITH FAMILY BY DESIGN FOUNDER DARREN SPEDALE

  The LGBT community has always been on the forefront of alternative family-building. Now, thanks to a new website called Family By Design, lesbian and gay singles and couples have a comprehensive resource available for finding their ideal parenting partner(s). Whether you’re a single gay man looking to co-parent with a lesbian couple, a straight woman…

Q & A WITH FAMILY BY DESIGN FOUNDER DARREN SPEDALE

Q & A WITH FAMILY BY DESIGN FOUNDER DARREN SPEDALE

The LGBT community has always been on the forefront of alternative family-building. Now, thanks to a new website called Family By Design, lesbian and gay singles and couples have a comprehensive resource available for finding their ideal parenting partner(s). Whether you’re a single gay man looking to co-parent with a lesbian couple, a straight woman ready…

THE LGBT FINANCIAL EXPERIENCE

THE LGBT FINANCIAL EXPERIENCE

While we already know that we as gays and lesbians have more financial burdens than our straight counterparts, it is a pretty rare occasion that those outside of our community pay attention to our everyday struggles with financial disparities and inequities. Which is exactly why I was excited to see that Prudential insurance company launched a gigantic study all…

THANK YOU SUPREME COURT!

THANK YOU SUPREME COURT!

It is a good day for my family and many other same-sex couples across America. Today the Supreme Court ruled the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) unconstitutional and overturned the 17-year old law that banned same-sex couples from receiving federal benefits and otherwise being recognized under federal law. Thirteen states and the District of Columbia…

FERTILITY WITH A SIDE OF PANCAKES

FERTILITY WITH A SIDE OF PANCAKES

“Pa pa pa,” our 15 month old yells from her carseat as we pull up to the diner. This — in case you don’t speak toddlerese — means “pancake,” which she is totally psyched about and will invariably eat after Mama wrestles her into her highchair and scoots her up to the table of the…

SARAH AND PAM

SARAH AND PAM

First Name: Sarah Partner’s First Name: Pam Age: early 40s Hometown: Denver Number of Children: 2, Wynn and Marlo When did you decide you wanted children? It all just sort of happened. It was my birthday, I’d had too many margaritas and we met this guy in Puerto Vallarta…. Actually, that is not at all how it happened. I’m sure…

UPCOMING EVENT: LGBT FAMILY BUILDING EXPO

When: Saturday, April, 27, 2013 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Where: The Center, 208 West 13th Street, New York, NY What: LGBT Family Building Expo, a fun, educational day for prospective LGBTQ parents Center Families will host a day full of resources for LGBTQ parents-to-be on Saturday, April 27 at the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center’s (the Center)…

IHI’S FIRST ANNUAL SPRING FORWARD FUNDRAISER

  When: Tuesday April 2, 2013 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Where: The Dalloway, 525 Broome Street, New York, NY 10013 What: The Institute for Human Identity is hosting their first annual Spring Forward fundraiser at The Dalloway on Tuesday, April 2nd from 7-9pm. For the $50 ticket price, you will enjoy complimentary cocktails by…