Sometimes, the way we define family ends up defining us.
I have written before about how Rick and I have gotten married quite a few times, the first time being on June 24, 2000. What I haven’t written about were the family members who conscientiously objected to our wedding. Bigotry and ignorance, given the sheen of legitimacy by calling them religion, […]
When Mikayla Stern-Ellis posted a comment on Father’s Day thanking her Colombian sperm donor, Emily Nappi sent a “Me too” that resulted in an amazing discovery. Two friends who found each other via roommate search at Tulane soon learned that they are donor siblings. There’s a story you don’t hear […]
During the last VQ Chat on Twitter on Monday, we chatted about many topics related to the New Year. There were success stories from 2013 and goals for 2014 and plenty of support for our VillageQ community. Next chat, by the by, is Monday January 27th at 9PM EST. Mark […]
I was 15 when I asked my parents how Uncle Dave was related to us. They looked at each other a bit perplexed. It wasn’t that this was some tawdry secret; I think they had just never considered how having your child call someone “Uncle Dave” for her entire life […]