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From Missionary to Mommy Blogger
Family / Life / Parenting / Spirituality & religion

From Missionary to Mommy Blogger

Hello! I’m Casey: a former born again Christian missionary turned lesbian mommy blogger. I’m way too enthusiastic. I ask a lot of questions. I like to take pictures. And ride bikes. And drink coffee. And write. Mostly write. I came out in college after spending a few years as a […]

The Why (and Why, and Why) of Marriage
Family / Life / Sex & relationships

The Why (and Why, and Why) of Marriage

[Cross-posted from West Philly Mama.] My brother-in-law (outlaw?), Jared, is getting married this weekend.  It’s all very exciting and there has been no shortage of wedding and marriage talk around our house.  Leo, my two year old, has been asking questions about what marriage is exactly.    This paired with […]

Buenos Aires Family Pride 2012
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Buenos Aires Family Pride 2012

  Last Saturday we celebrated Pride in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Our group (lesmadres) met around 5pm at Plaza de Mayo in front of the Pink House (that’s the Government House, like the White House in the US). As I mentioned in my last post  this year we were mostly celebrating. […]

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 […]

Culture / Life / Portraits

Why It Makes Me Happy to be Out

Yesterday, I had an appointment at the Reproductive Endocrinologist’s office, to see how my progesterone level is here in my “two week wait.” (Answer: Fair, here are some pills.) The receptionist/billing specialist is a charming 50-something, and we generally get chatty while I’m checking in or out. This morning, our […]

Life / News & Politics / Sex & relationships

Freedom to Marry Week

This week, February 11-17, is National Freedom to Marry Week! And Mombian is hosting a “Freedom to Marry Blog Carnival” on February 14 — linking to posts from all over the blogosphere on why the freedom to marry is so important. If you blog about that this week, or have […]

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Taxing Thoughts

On Tuesday, the office manager at my new job gave me a thick folder of forms to fill out. License plate #? Crap, I can’t remember that. I had to get new plates when someone stole one of my plates, and I still haven’t learned the new number yet. Code […]

Life / News & Politics / Sex & relationships

A Pep Talk, of Sorts

Yesterday, Round wrote about the vote in the Massachusetts state legislature to move forward with a state constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage.  Today my comments will be those of an outsider, an “other” if you may, who resides in one of the remaining 49 states where the possibility of […]