Articles written by: Liza2

Holiday Inclusion
Family / Parenting

Holiday Inclusion

how to order Pregabalin taper I’m writing this post on the first night of Chanukah, not a holiday celebrated in my household, but given the title of the post, seems like something I ought to acknowledge. Indeed, my family put up our Christmas tree this afternoon, after my 4 year old and I got home […]

Hello! Welcome! Thanks for Coming!
Community

Hello! Welcome! Thanks for Coming!

Hi! I’m Liza, the Founder & Publisher of Lesbian Family. Our fantastically energetic and wonderful Editor in Chief, Polly, has been gently reminding me that I needed to post some kind of re-introductory post for some time now, and I am grateful both for the reminders, and for the breathing […]

Family / Family-building

Research on LGBTQ loss during pregnancy, birth, surrogacy, or adoption

Posted on behalf of Friend of the Family, Dr. Christa Craven! Please consider participating if you have survived a loss of this type: There are few resources addressing lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer (LGBTQ) experiences with the loss of a baby during pregnancy, birth, surrogacy, or adoption.  In fact, […]

Community

Change is Gonna Come

Consider this a “heads up” — we are talking with some fantastic designers about updating the look and feel of LesbianFamily and making it a lot easier for you to add yourselves to the appropriate lists. In the meantime…sing it Ms. Aretha! Change IS gonna come.  

Culture / Life

What Are You Passionate About?

I was asked recently, “What are you passionate about?” It was in the context of working on my PhD, and I had a hard time answering. I’m interested in a lot of things, many of which connect to the overall area of my studies (Information, particularly in the context of […]

Actual Lesbian Bloggers
Identity / Life

Actual Lesbian Bloggers

In light of the recent revelations that a number of high profile “lesbian” bloggers are actually married, heterosexual men — I would like to take a moment to assure you that Polly, aka LesbianDad, and I are actual lesbians. Our identities are not fake. Neither are our families. I recently […]

Books

Book Collection(s) for Queer Families

I put this together as a “page” over in our sidebar as well as here as a post. It is not meant to be exhaustive, but I’m also happy to add to it. (Most likely in a slowly-but-surely manner, much like the rest of this site.)

Culture / News & Politics

The High Cost of Being a Gay Family

It’s official: It costs more to be a gay or lesbian family than it costs to be a heterosexual family. For most of the LGBT community, this is not exactly a news flash. In fact, it comes close to the “studies say drunk driving causes motor vehicle accidents” or “studies […]

Culture / News & Politics

Married? Partnered? Girlfriended?

I’ve been thinking a lot about the language we use to describe our relationships. Back in 2003, before the Massachusetts Supreme Court declared that same-sex couples could marry, and before Mayor Newsom opened the San Francisco wedding floodgates, I always used the terms married and wife when I talked about […]

Community

Enough About Us. What About You?

Dear LesbianFamily.org Reader, Would you mind telling us a little bit about yourself? Please take our Blog Reader Project survey. If you have thoughts, opinions, requests, comments, suggestions, etc that aren’t covered in the survey — and I bet you will! — please feel free to leave them as comments […]