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Everyone’s Schools Town Halls through a Queer Parent’s Eyes
Meghan Lewis, Family Advocacy Liaison, Oakland Unified School District I attended the last four “Everyone’s Schools Town Hall” gatherings sponsored by Our Family Coalition. As...
Banned Books Week Special: Some favorite kids’ lit titles
Banned Books Week (this year, Sept 21– 27): always a favorite among bibliophiles, and a particular favorite among we who keep finding books about us banned....
Evening S’Mores, Wild Turkeys, Fun-Filled Campout… Oh my.
This past weekend, several dozen LGBTQ families and allies finished off the summer in style, with our ever-popular BBQ & family camp-out in the East...
Groundbreaking Law Would Make It Easier For LGBT Couples To Start A Family
Jeffrey Parsons and Chris Hietikko pose with their son Henry Hietikko-Parsons in the garden of their house. Henry was conceived by the couple via artificial...
Mignon And Elaine’s Story From The Let Love Define Family Series
Originally published on the Huffington Post Gay Voices Long before Mignon R. Moore, 43, and Elaine Harley, 44, of Los Angeles considered raising a child,...
The Entrustment Ceremony – Creating meaningful ritual in open adoption
By Leah Sheldon Originally Published by Adoption Connection Ashlee (left) and adoptive mom Bobbie exchange vows and bracelets at the entrustment...
Straight Talk From a Lesbian Mom
I am a real live lesbian mom. My wife and I have been together for 23 years, way back before we could even think of...
Jacob’s New Dress is a Hit! A Q&A with authors Sarah & Ian Hoffman
Have you and your children read Jacob's New Dress yet? This beautifully illustrated, heartwarming book hit the stores last week (Amazon has been shipping it...