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Family Equality Council Releases “All Children Matter” Report

This morning, Family Equality Council is releasing a groundbreaking report in Washington D.C. designed to focus the national spotlight on the 2 million children being raised by LGBT parents. Read the report and find out how you can help  spread the word! All Children Matter shows how our kids have become the victims of antiquated [...]

By | 2011-10-25T08:18:11+00:00 October 25th, 2011|Family, Motherhood, Parenting|0 Comments

Gay Dad Runs for Mayor of San Francisco

Bevan Dufty is running to become Mayor of San Francisco. If elected on November 8, 2011, he would be the first openly gay Mayor of San Francisco. Last week he made headlines around the world when his first television campaign commercial -- produced by Obama ad guru Mark Putnam -- was released.  It was the [...]

By | 2011-10-11T07:15:10+00:00 October 11th, 2011|Family, Parenting|0 Comments

From Newsweek: You Got Your Sperm Where?

This article talks about a very disturbing DIY trend in insemination.  This is VERY, VERY dangerous territory, legally, emotionally, and otherwise, for mother and child.  The author glosses over a major point, "What if the donor claims custody?"  The issue of health concerns is also great, if a donor conceals health problems.  The tests for [...]

Letter from Family Equality Council’s Jennifer Chrisler on School Bullying

Just wanted to pass along this letter I received from Executive Director Jennifer Chrisler of the Family Equality Council.  I am fortunate to send my son to a pre-school in LA where he and our family are treated the same as everyone else.  There has never been an issue, question, challenge, uncomfortable moment, etc., ever at [...]

By | 2011-09-15T12:06:21+00:00 September 15th, 2011|Co-Parenting, Family, Parenting|0 Comments

It’s a Boy for Cynthia Nixon and Partner Christine Marinoni

        Cynthia Nixon's fiancee has given birth to their son. The 'Sex and the City' actress and her partner Christine Marinoni, 43, welcomed son Max Ellington Nixon-Marinoni into the world on Monday, their spokesperson has confirmed. The representative said: "Christine and baby are doing great." No further information has been given. Cynthia, 44, [...]

By | 2011-02-08T13:01:03+00:00 February 8th, 2011|Co-Parenting, Family, Motherhood, Motherhood, Parenting|0 Comments

Shewired – All in the Family: Family Equality Council Honors Heroes in Fight for Social Justice

Here's my coverage on SheWired of the Family Equality Council awards dinner in LA last Saturday.  Shewired - All in the Family: Family Equality Council Honors Heroes in Fight for Social Justice. Thanks to my official photographer and unofficial BFF Jen Frankovitz for capturing the event with her artist's eye.  

By | 2011-01-31T21:03:40+00:00 January 31st, 2011|Co-Parenting, Family, Motherhood, Parenting|0 Comments

We’re Here, We’re Moms & Dads, Get Happy About It

I was thrilled recently to attend the one-year anniversary party for The Next Family, a wonderful site that enlightens, enriches and inspires with its portrayal of an array of loving families of all types.  Founder Brandy Black, whom I meet at the LA pride parade of  ago, has been an incredibly energetic and positive-spirited force that has made the site [...]

By | 2010-10-23T10:57:15+00:00 October 23rd, 2010|Co-Parenting, Family, Parenting|1 Comment