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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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Weekend Reading: Four the Pleasure of It *Edited AGAIN*

I have been sadly and inexcusably absent from here for too long.  And while I’d like to make this my big comeback, the post to make all the silences worth it… this isn’t it.  I have no achingly beautiful or deeply thoughtful words for you. What I do want to […]

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Weekend Reading: More on Non-Bio Momhood

Following up on Lesbian Dad’s post Friday, I wanted to point out some other bloggers who have been talking about how it feels when you consider yourself a mother, but it’s your partner that’s pregnant or the one who gave birth. Sarah at Journey of a Co-Mom de-briefs us on […]

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Congratulations!

Welcome to the world Lily Simone, born to B & T on February 2, AND Andrew, born to Lois & Holly on February 8! All the mothers and babies are healthy and beautiful. Congratulations to all!

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Group for Utah LGBTQ parents

Ok, it’s not my day to post… but I’m just going to sneak in here and leave this little announcement. I’ve taken over coordinating the Gay and Lesbian Parents of Utah.  It’s a social and support group for LGBTQ parents in, you guessed it, Utah.  I’ve started a yahoo group […]

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Weekend Reading: The Absent Edition

If Blue Ox can report from space, you’d think that I could manage a post with a toddler-leech who keeps poking me in the eye to let me know that I do, indeed, have an eye.  You know, just in case I forgot. But I can’t.  I’ve been working one-handed for an […]

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LesbianDad Needs Your Help

All week, LesbianDad has been neck and neck with a very conservative group blog* in the “Best New Blog” category of the 2006 Weblog Awards. Yesterday, a lot of their supporters took a turn for the seriously nasty. Here are a few samples of their comments about LesbianDad: “Looks the […]

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Yay, Team! (Final Update)

LesbianFamily.org is THRILLED to announce that we are now an ongoing TEAM EFFORT! Amazing and wonderful bloggers Polly, of LesbianDad, Trista, of An Accident of Hope, and Art-Sweet, of Artificially Sweetened, have all agreed to blog about lesbian family topics here as well as at their home blogs! UPDATE: The […]

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Blogosphere Roll-Call: Women from Women’s Colleges?

As a (former) student of the liberal arts, one of the constant phrases in my vocabulary is, “I have a theory about that….” Recently, I’ve had a couple of online conversations with other lesbian family bloggers, and it’s come up that several of us attended women’s colleges. So now I’m […]

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Send some love

Please send some love to LizardJee. Her baby daughter Jaeci died last week in the NICU, at 19 days old. They don’t yet know why. Jaeci is survived by her twin brother Jaxen and an older sister, as well as her moms, extended family and friends.