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Gay Marriage Ban Ruled Unconstitutional: Family Equality Council Reacts

  Family Equality Council Statement On Ninth Circuit Court Of Appeals Decision In The Perry V. Brown Case Washington, DC  - (Feb. 7, 2012) – Family Equality Council, the national organization that connects, supports and represents the one million families with parents who are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT), today issued a statement following [...]

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To Know Him is to Love Him

I just returned from a 13-day trip to the east coast with my 2.5-year-old son Stephen.  During our trip I realized something that, perhaps for many moms is a given, but for me it was a truly amazing and significant discovery:  how well I know my child. Introducing my son to new things, people, surroundings and situations, I realized that  I [...]

Two Moms, One Special Day: 30 Great Mother’s Day Gifts and Giveaways

Mother’s Day on May 9 is a doubly festive occasion for two-mom households.  Not only do children get to show their love for their two moms, but moms get to show their appreciation to each other as parenting partners.  For the mom, or moms, in your life, show how much you care with one of [...]

Off to Telluride! All’s Well That Ends Well?

The view from our room at Peaks Resort in Telluride We got up at 4 am to get ready for our winter vacation in Telluride.  Gay Ski Week here we come!  As we waited in line at LAX to check in for our 6:15 am flight, we tried to get Stephen to take some Motrin as [...]

V-Day Sick Day

After a misdiagnosis as stomach flu, then ongoing fever for three days and a new diagnosis of ear infection in both ears, followed by treatment with an antibiotic that didn't work, followed by a fourth visit to the pediatrician and urgent care, I hope Stephen is now on the mend.  Needless to say [...]

The Upside of Unemployment

Today I took my son to Joey's Gym in Beverly Hills, the best little kid gym out there -- with cool owners who genuinely love kids and their jobs, and I was thinking about how great it is that I got laid off one year ago today. Thanks to being jobless, I get [...]

Battle Over Birthright: Case Raises Questions About Role of Sperm Donors in Children’s Lives

Kenyon Wallace, National Post  Published: Friday, January 08, 2010 When a lesbian couple from Terrace, B.C., decided they wanted a child of their own, they were overjoyed that a good friend agreed to donate his sperm. They were going to have a family. Before the child was born in October 2006, the donor signed an agreement stating [...]

Arrest Warrant Sought in Lesbian Parental Custody Dispute

Re-Posted From the DC Agenda Posted on 06 January 2010 by Harley Dennett An arrest warrant is being sought for Lisa Miller, the ‘ex-gay’ advocate who is believed to have disappeared with the daughter she shares with Janet Jenkins. (Photo courtesy of GLAD) An arrest warrant for Virginia resident Lisa Miller was likely to be issued this [...]