Articles written by: Sarah Gilbert

Sarah writes with sarcasm about science, gender, feminism and fertility issues on her blog sevenlittlemexicans.com . She is writing a memoir about her experience becoming a parent. Sarah lives in Denver with her wife, two girls and an ungrateful dog. If she had more free time, she would spend it lobbying the state government to make down vests and flip-flops the official uniform of Colorado. You can talk to her on Twitter @7littlemexicans.

When Lesbians Twin
Life / Sex & relationships

When Lesbians Twin

Sometimes it’s hard to figure out who wears the pants in the family.

Teaching the Cat to Sit: One Woman’s Struggle with Faith and Family
Books / Culture

Teaching the Cat to Sit: One Woman’s Struggle with Faith and Family

With Teaching the Cat to Sit, Michelle Theall hopes to help those growing up in conservative Christian households.

Survey Says? What We Already Sort of Knew
Health & Wellness / Life

Survey Says? What We Already Sort of Knew

“More than five years ago, when my spouse and I sat in the doctor’s office we felt conspicuous.” Sarah Gilbert on lesbians and access to health care and reproductive technologies.

Weird Gay Parenting Moments
Family / Parenting

Weird Gay Parenting Moments

What’s the weirdest situation you’ve been in as a gay parent? Did it involve New Mexico like this one?

Weird Gay Parenting Moments
Family / Parenting

Weird Gay Parenting Moments

What’s the weirdest situation you’ve been in as a gay parent? Did it involve New Mexico like this one?

Let’s Talk about the Word “Gayby”
Identity / Life

Let’s Talk about the Word “Gayby”

How do you feel about the word “gayby?”

Hard Lessons on Hand Me-Downs
Family / Parenting

Hard Lessons on Hand Me-Downs

Our entire family, including the dog, is female. And that makes for a lot of panties, which now makes sorting the laundry an exercise in forensic science.

Coming Out to the Supreme Court: Documentary Airs Tonight on Prop 8
News & Politics

Coming Out to the Supreme Court: Documentary Airs Tonight on Prop 8

HBO will premiere a documentary tonight at 9 p.m. EST called The Case Against Prop 8 which traces the 5-year journey of two same-sex couples who took their case against California’s “Prop 8” marriage ban all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court and won.

Gallup Poll Shows Positive Trends for LGBT Families
News & Politics

Gallup Poll Shows Positive Trends for LGBT Families

Sixty-three percent of people believe that same-sex couples should have the legal right to adopt a child and 55% agree that same-sex marriages should be recognized by the law as valid.

Extreme Couponing: Sperm Edition
Family / Family-building

Extreme Couponing: Sperm Edition

In America, everything is for sale. But every once in a while, it strikes me that these typical ways in which we sell stuff feels, well, a bit awkward. Case in point: Sperm.