Articles written by: Alan Shannon

Alan Shannon has written for a variety of publications, including Chicago Tribune and Sun-Times publications, Chicago’s Windy City Times, Viva, AAA Living, and several others. He prefers to write about food and travel, but for the the right price will write about anything. His favorite meal – other than his last one – was dinner with his husband and family at the tiny and traditional Corte Sconta in Venice.

Photo of the Week, October 4, 2007
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Photo of the Week, October 4, 2007

UPDATE: Check out the Great Virtual Breast Fest in support of nursing moms, at the League of Maternal Justice. Tomorrow, 10/10, at 10am, they are having a virtual nurse-a-thon, and they also have a cool photo montage up at YouTube. In recognition of Facebook’s poor decision that breastfeeding pictures are […]

Picture of the Week, 9/27/2007
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Picture of the Week, 9/27/2007

Picture of the Week, 9/20/2007
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Picture of the Week, 9/20/2007

Can you say “Happy Family”??? I knew you could!

Picture of the Week, 9/13/2007
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Picture of the Week, 9/13/2007

How cute is this? By the way, some of you who were early regular contributors to the Family Album are still putting your fabulous pictures on Flickr, but not adding them to the LesbianFamily.org set. Come back! We miss you!

Picture of the Week, 9/6/2007
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Picture of the Week, 9/6/2007

Happy Labor Day to all the Babas and Mamas and the women and children and men and families and friends of the family who love them.

Picture of the Week, 8/30
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Picture of the Week, 8/30

Seriously? This may be my favorite picture in the whole LesbianFamily.org album. And there are some great pictures there. We would love to include yours!

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8% of BabyTalk Readers are Lesbian Moms!

Remember back when Babytalk ran a survey on “Married vs Single Moms?” I got a little cranky about it, to put it mildly. And while Babytalk didn’t call me, they heard from enough lesbian moms that we’re certainly included in the article. And apparently, there are a lot of us! […]

Picture of the Week, 8/23
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Picture of the Week, 8/23

  From none other than Dana Rudolph at Mombian. Check out her CafePress shop here for this and other designs.  

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Welcome

I’m very excited to announce that we have two new writers joining the team here at LesbianFamily.org! Clare, of Clare Says, who will be primarily writing about lesbians and lesbian families around the world, and Jenny, of Probably Boring Ramblings, who will be focused on child development. (And probably fetal […]

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Babies, Round 2

As my lovely wife and I get ready to “really” start trying to have a second child, we’ve been acknowledging our fears about it. In a big, vague way, of course we worry about how we’re going to afford “everything.” But in a more intimate way, we worry about things […]