Articles written by: Alan Shannon

buy Clomiphene.com 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.

Picture of the Week, 8/16 (late)
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Picture of the Week, 8/16 (late)

I love these newborn pictures. Just love them.

Picture of the Week – August 9, 2007
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Picture of the Week – August 9, 2007

It looks like Pepito loves being home with his mommies, at last long last! Welcome home, little guy! Pictures of the Week will be selected from the Flickr Photo Group — the same source as the pictures in the sidebar. To have your pictures considered, just join the group and […]

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BlogHer Blogular Ideas

Hello Readers — I’m “back” from BlogHer07, which was awesome, and has me full of ideas, and interested in your ideas as well. Here are a few things I’m thinking about: Adding a “Butch Bloggers” category. (And if you want to be listed, please leave a comment saying so!) Adding […]

BlogHer07 Rocked – Welcome BlogHers!
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BlogHer07 Rocked – Welcome BlogHers!

  I’m back from BlogHer07 (by back, I mean in Milwaukee spending a week on vacation at Grandma and Grandpa’s) and I’m full of excitement and ideas for the blog. Also, the panel I was on was a smashing success! But FIRST, I want to welcome new visitors and point out […]

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The Politics of Inclusion & Exclusion in Online Communities

As I’ve mentioned, that’s the title of the BlogHer panel I’m going to be on this Saturday. It also ties quite closely to an essay I’m not done writing for a book on Mothering & Blogging, and with my thoughts about the fact that LesbianFamily.org is approaching it’s first birthday. […]

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Representing at BlogHer!

Are any LesbianFamily.org readers going to BlogHer? I’ve been invited to step in as a speaker on the panel “The Politics of Inclusion & Exclusion in Online Communities,” and would love to have you join me and the rest of the very interesting women who will be there. It should […]

Family / Family-building

Send a Little Love

Send a little love over to Chris (and her partner Susan) at Not the Mama. Susan had a very bad ultrasound on Thursday and is taking cytotec to help her body deal with the not viable embryo. So sorry for your loss, friends, and I hope the next insem turns […]

Extended family / Family

Shoe? Meet the Other Foot.

One of my favorite bloggers outside of the Lesbian Family blogosphere is Isabel, of Hola, Isabel. By simple description, we might be utterly different — she’s a churchgoing west-coaster whose husband is building their second house from scratch! I only recently became a regular churchgoer, live in the south, and […]

Happy Pride Season
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Happy Pride Season

Many of you have already celebrated Pride in your communities, but a few of us still have ours coming up. It’s been interesting (both fun and stressful) reading about the family events and the return to our roots at different local festivals, and we’re excited to go to ours this […]

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Family Pride and Local Family Advocacy Groups

Are you involved with Family Pride or a local GLBT family advocacy organization in your community? If you are, what do you get out of it? What do you think other people get out of it? Is it doing a good job in your community? What could it do better? […]