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Equality and Dreams of Marriage
Culture / News & Politics / Sex & relationships

Equality and Dreams of Marriage

Welcome back to our Wednesday  Lawfully Wedded Life. series. We took a pause last week, in light of the collective impact and aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings.  We resume this week with guest author Michelle, who writes to us from some 3,000 west of Boston, in Washington state. The […]

We Are Broken: Today in Boston
Grief & loss / Life

We Are Broken: Today in Boston

It’s a beautiful day in Boston today. The sun is shining. It’s warmer than it’s been in a while. This is the kind of day we’ve been waiting for. But even in the light, it’s a dark day here. Some of us are finding out, slowly, that our friends and […]

Living in Exile
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Living in Exile

Guest author Rebecca Berry writes of her life  as a London-based US expat at Open your eyes.  Hers is the fifth in our ongoing Wednesday series, Lawfully Wedded Life. Do you have a story to tell about marriage, marriage equality, or the lack thereof? Submit yours here. We’ll be running the series through the […]

Dear Sue
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Dear Sue

The following is the fourth in our ongoing Wednesday series, Lawfully Wedded Life. Do you have a story to tell about marriage, marriage equality, or the lack thereof? Submit yours here. We’ll be running the series through the SCOTUS marriage equality decision(s), expected late June 2013.   The bad news is there are […]

In Case You Missed It: 25 – 30 March 2013
Life

In Case You Missed It: 25 – 30 March 2013

This week is all about marriage equality. From the children of same-sex parents, to attending marriage equality rallies, and how it all played out in social media, we’ve been busy over here! Make sure you didn’t miss any of this week’s posts! Titles are links and links are love, so […]

The Four Children:  A Passover Guide to Equality
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The Four Children: A Passover Guide to Equality

We are smack dab in the middle of Passover, which my gentile friends and non-practicing Jewish brethren and sistren and gender non-conformren friends might not realize. Every year, my people gather around the table to tell the tale of Moses and the Jewish people and our exodus from Egypt where […]

Searching for Gay Dads: Parenting in the Shadow of the Plague
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Searching for Gay Dads: Parenting in the Shadow of the Plague

Guest author  Keiko Lane, MFT,, is a psychotherapist in Berkeley, CA focusing on queer family planning with folks of all genders. She also teaches graduate and post-graduate courses on queer and multicultural psychotherapies and the psychodynamics of social justice. A poet and essayist, she writes about the intersections of LGBTQ […]

Lawfully Wedded Life Series: A Place at the Table
Sex & relationships

Lawfully Wedded Life Series: A Place at the Table

This is the first in a Wednesday series we’re running at Lesbian Family from now through to the SCOTUS marriage equality decision(s), expected in late June of this year.  We call it “Lawfully Wedded Life”: an exploration of what marriage equality (or its lack) means to us in our messy, […]

Marriage Equality: Reflections Past and Present
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Marriage Equality: Reflections Past and Present

I came out in 1990 and you do not have to be a mathmagician to realize A) that was a very long time ago and B) I am a little bit old. Back then, I had to walk to my college classes uphill both ways and the snow was always […]

Call for Submissions: Lawfully Wedded Life
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Call for Submissions: Lawfully Wedded Life

Marriage equality is on many peoples’ minds these days, not least the legal teams preparing to make their arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court in just a little over three weeks from now–March 26 for the Prop 8 case, March 27 for the DOMA one. Thereafter, the legal arguments and […]