She didn’t say “I have suspected this for years and I still love you.” It went more like a Scared Straight kind of thing but instead of scaring me about drugs and a life of crime, she wanted to scare me straight, straight. “Just Say No to Lesbianism” straight.
Maybe my mom was onto something. Maybe family really is everything, so long as you build it yourself.
Luckily there are other scouting alternatives for your kids!
“As a lesbian mom, it was especially hard to fight the urge to do the “right” thing, however slippery a concept that was, because I was representing a community, not just myself, I thought.”
I never thought I’d see those mix tapes or that Samantha doll again
A lesbian couple from Boulder, Colorado has been approved for the first green card granted to a same-sex spouses.
“Every thing that grows, grows differently. Each of us grow in our own way.”
I want us to all take a moment to let this sink: according to the largest study on same-sex parents and their children ever conducted, the kids are not only okay, but in some ways more well-adjusted than the children in heterosexual-parented families.
How activists in Louisiana use everything from direct action to meetings with senators to try to pass laws that would protect queer and trans* students from bullying, queer and trans* employees from discrimination, and more. This is how your legal progress sausage is made.
But first: pass your Art History final with help from Beyonce.
LA’s getting a Video Game Design Patch, y’all! Be prepared for our younger generation to take on STEM fields!
Here’s your first look at ABC Family’s “The Fosters,” exec-produced by J-Lo and starring “a multi-ethnic family mix of foster and biological kids being raised by two moms.”
New Jersey is on the verge of banning damaging conversion therapy from being practiced on those under the age of 18 – the legislation is being put to the vote in the state Senate after waltzing through the Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee with a 7-1 vote in favor of the ban.
On Thursday, Russian President Vladimir Putin gave orders to the Supreme Court to make changes to Russian adoption laws in order to prevent same-sex foreign couples from adopting Russian children.
The American Academy of Pediatrics has released a lengthy report based on 30 years of researching explaining why banning same-sex marriage “for the children” doesn’t make any sense.
As France gets closer to giving the nod to queer families, many French officials jump over their own prejudices to meet in the middle.
Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta has announced that the Pentagon will start providing some benefits to same-sex couples in the military. Bravo! Baby steps.
“She (or he) is roughly the size of an avocado.”